Office of the Registrar
School of Graduate Studies (2015/2016)
14.3 Qualifications for Admission
  1. Admission to the program is limited and competitive.

  2. To be eligible for consideration for admission, an applicant shall normally hold at least a Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline, with a minimum 'B' standing, from a university recognized by Senate.

  3. To be eligible for consideration for admission, applicants who did not complete a four-year baccalaureate degree at a recognized university where English is the primary language of instruction must normally complete either the:

    1. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and achieve a paper-based score of 580 (or higher), computer-based score of 237 (or higher) or Internet-based score of 92-93 (or higher); or

    2. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and achieve a score of 7 (or higher).

    Information regarding the TOEFL is available from the Educational Testing Service at Information regarding IELTS is available at It is noted that other equivalent tests acceptable to the School of Graduate Studies may also be considered

  4. Applicants will normally be interviewed by representatives of the Board of Studies as part of the admission process.