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Engineering Physics, M.A.Sc.


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Master's Degree


The degree may be earned either with a thesis option (M.A.Sc.) or an industrial internship (M.Eng.) to be decided jointly by the candidate, the supervisor, and the chair. A strong baccalaureate degree with an average of at least B (equivalent to a McMaster GPA of 8.0) in engineering, mathematics, or the physical sciences is generally required for admission to the M.A.Sc. program. For the M.Eng. program, an average of at least B- is required.

M.A.Sc. Degree


Course Requirements


A candidate for the M.A.Sc. degree is required to complete a minimum of three half courses, at least two of which must be at the 700 level, with an overall average of at least B and a thesis. The thesis topic is chosen in consultation with the supervisor. A minimum of 12 months residence will normally be required.

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