Master of Applied Science (MASc)

The MASc program is a research based program that provides advanced knowledge and practice in a chosen area of specialization, developing the skills for conducting research in this area. The minimum requirements are four term length courses or their equivalent plus a thesis satisfactorily defended.  This is typically a two (2) year program.

For all three graduate-level programs, once a student is admitted, they must maintain their registration for each term and pay tuition until completion of the degree.  This is applicable whether the student is enrolled in a course during the term or not.

Students who apply to any of our programs - MEng (ADMI & UNENE also), PhD or MASc on-line can upload their documents to the Graduate School.  This allows the dept to REVIEW  your qualifications and suitability for admission.

For a file to be complete, IF admission is offered, original documentation MUST be sent to the Graduate School:

School of Graduate Studies
Gordon Hall, room #425
74 Union Street
Kingston, Ontario CANADA  K7L 3N6

Academic Prerequisites

MASc: An honours Bachelors degree in Applied Science or Engineering with a B (73-76.9% or GPA 3.0)    MEng: A Bachelors degree in Applied Science or Engineering with a B- (70 - 72.9% or 2.7 GPA)

PhD: Master’s degree in Applied Science or Engineering

Test Requirements

If required a TOEFL score of 550 (paper based) or TOEFL iBT minimum scores of: writing (24/30); speaking (22/30); reading (22/30); listening (20/30), for a total of 88/120. OR IELTS minimum score of 7.0

Financial Support

Graduate students admitted to a Master's or Ph.D. research program are provided financial support in the form of a teaching and research assistantship and/or Queen's Graduate Award. Scholarships and Fellowships are also available to eligible students through NSERC, Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) and the School of Graduate Studies. 

Basic Funding Package (teaching assistantship and internal fellowships, bursaries):

MASc - minimum $16,500 per year

We encourage you to apply for additional funding through external scholarships (NSERC, OGS, etc.). Entering graduate students who win federal government tri-council awards are automatically provided a $5,000 (Masters) or $7,500 (PhD) award by Queen’s.