Professional Degrees
MEng / MHSc

MASTER OF ENGINEERING / MASTER OF HEALTH SCIENCE

WHY U OF T ENGINEERING?

Master of Engineering 

Whether you are a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, a Master of Engineering (MEng) provides the perfect mix of technical, leadership and business competencies to accelerate your career.

Flexibility is a hallmark of this degree with a range of MEng pathways and industry-relevant emphases to choose from. You can complete an MEng degree in just one year of full-time study, or part-time through online, weekend and evening course offerings.

Coursework is dependent on your academic unit as well as your selected area of focus. Whichever MEng path you choose, you’ll benefit from exposure to some of the world’s best engineering educators and industry leaders.

Master of Health Science in Clinical Engineering

In addition to the MEng, we also offer a Master of Health Science (MHSc) in Clinical Engineering through the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering. This program focuses on the application and implementation of medical technology to optimize health-case delivery. With its academic courses, research thesis and professional internships, this two-year program is a hybrid between a research-intensive and professional degree. U of T Engineering's location next to world-class hospitals makes Toronto the perfect place to study at the intersection of engineering and health. Learn more about the MHSc program here.

MEng AT A GLANCE

FOUNDED IN 1965

7 ACADEMIC UNITS TO CHOOSE FROM

10+ EMPHASES TO CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE

PURSUE FULL- OR PART-TIME STUDIES

INTERNSHIPS AND INDEPENDENT PROJECTS COMPLEMENT THE MEng CURRICULUM

ONLINE, EVENING AND WEEKEND COURSE OFFERINGS

50%+ INCREASE IN MEng ENROLMENT SINCE 2011

MEng PROGRAM DETAILS

MEng — MEDICAL DEVICES FOCUS

Offered by the Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, this program is an accelerated, one-year full-time MEng with a focus on biomedical devices. You’ll have the opportunity to take on applied design challenges and meet the growing demands of this industry through a four-month internship. A part-time option is available to medical students and those who are employed full time. Learn more about this program » 

MEng IN CITIES ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT (MEngCEM)

Developed by the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering, MEngCEM offers an in-depth examination of cities, now home to more than half the world’s population. Courses explore cities as complex systems, equipping you with the skills to understand how infrastructure affects economic prosperity and quality of life. This 16-month full-time program includes a four-month practicum. Learn more about MEngCEM »

MEng TECHNICAL EMPHASES

Depending on your academic unit and program, you can customize your MEng by choosing a technical emphasis, such as:

SPOTLIGHT ON LEADERSHIP

The first of its kind in Canada, the Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering (ELITE) emphasis offers you the opportunity to deepen your understanding of business. You can choose up to four courses on topics such as leadership, finance and management.  Meet a few of our exceptional ELITE instructors:

STEPHEN ARMSTRONG has achieved 25 years of success leading and driving large-scale business turnaround initiatives, initially in the aerospace and defense industry and then branching out to other sectors. He has worked for Bombardier Aerospace–Belfast and KPMG. In 1993, he founded AMGImanagement.com. In 2009, he started teaching in our MEng program and was appointed Professor of Innovation in 2014. Today, Armstrong teaches undergraduate and master’s courses in the areas of innovation, management and philosophy.

EDUARDO FERNANDEZ brings more than 20 years of global engineering management experience to the classroom. He is an international engineering consultant on project and equipment financing, corporate restructuring, development bank financing, oil and gas, hospitality, and business and management for diverse industries with cross-border operations. Fernandez teaches courses in international business for engineers, and engineering economics and decision making.

Throughout ALEXANDER HAY's 25-year career in government, he is a specialist in fortifications and infrastructure development. He has worked across the world in austere, hazardous and developed environments for national and international agencies. Outside of U of T, he consults internationally on operational risk, resilience and security planning and design. Hay teaches infrastructure, resilience and protection planning, and how to transform research into operational risk management plans.

Professor ROBIN SACKS has been teaching leadership and  happiness since 2009. She is the founder of Peace by PEACE Canada and the co-founder of Rotman's I-Think Program, which aims to bring integrative thinking from Rotman's MBA program into schools across the continent. Sacks serves as the Director of Research at U of T's Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering and helped launch the Engineering Leadership Project to uncover the unique contributions of engineers as leaders in industry. 

U of T Engineering CONNECT

Once a student, you can access thousands of accomplished alumni through UofT Engineering CONNECT, an exclusive online network. They are poised to offer industry-specific mentorship, work opportunities and more.

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