Students are required to successfully complete a compulsory full year project course and six graduate half courses (or equivalent), of which at least four must be 700 level and up to two 600 level courses approved by the program lead. Two of these 600 level courses can be taken in the final undergraduate year at McMaster for graduate credit with the approval of the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies.
Students who opt to complete the program on a course basis must complete eight courses in consultation with the program lead.
Half courses are marked with an asterisk (*) and quarter courses are marked with a pound sign (#). Students should note that not all option courses are offered every year.
MANUF 701 / Project (Please note that this course is only required for students in the project option of the program.)
This is a seminar series presented by guest speakers, invited by the School, of relevance to all Centres. All full-time students are required to take this course in both fall and winter terms. Course grades are either ‘pass’ or ‘fail’. In order to pass the course the student must attend a minimum of 80% of the seminars.
Students will select any combination from the list below totaling six half courses for the project-based or eight half courses for the course-based option, of which a maximum of two half courses can be taken at the 600 level. Two of these 600 level courses can be taken in the final undergraduate year for graduate credit. Other manufacturing‐related courses may be substituted with permission of the Program lead. Note that not all courses are offered every year.