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New students starting September 2022

Graduate Research Program

The Research MESc or PhD program is a full-time thesis-based research degree, which is approximately two (MESc) or four (PhD) years in duration.
    •    Accelerated Masters of Engineering Science (Accel. MESc)
    •    Masters of Engineering Science (MESc)
    •    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    •    Direct Entry PhD

Graduate Professional Program

The Professional MEng program is a course-based degree that may be a combination of course work and a project, or complete course-work.  This degree may be obtained on either a full or part-time basis, and is typically one year in duration (full-time).
Information regarding the MME Course list for the Professional MEng Program may be found here


In response to the closure of IELTS and TOEFL test centres in different parts of the world due to the COVID-19 situation, The Faculty of Engineering is now accepting Duolingo English Test as an alternative to IELTS and TOEFL for Graduate Admissions. This test will be accepted on a temporary basis only.

The minimum acceptable score for Admission to a Graduate Degree program in the Faculty of Engineering is 115 from the Duolingo English Test.

Western University and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies  receives scores from Duolingo directly. When completing the Duolingo English Test, please select “Western University-Graduate Studies” from the Institution list to ensure your results are made available to the Admissions team.

Important Dates & Events

May 1: Summer term begins

May 15: Add deadline to enrol in MME Graduate Courses

May 30: Drop deadline for MME Graduate Courses

September 1: Fall term begins

September 15: Add deadline to enrol in MME Graduate Courses

September 30: Drop deadline for MME Graduate Courses

January 1: Winter term begins

January 15: Add deadline to enrol in MME Graduate Courses

January 30: Drop deadline to drop MME Graduate Courses

Graduate Seminar Series: Mondays at 1:30 p.m.

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