M.Eng./M.A.Sc. On Campus

Industrial Engineering

Dalhousie University

12 months
17733 CAD/year
10341 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Industrial Engineering offered by Dalhousie University is at the heart of the systems that are essential to our society. From airlines to online retailers, from hospitals to manufacturers, from telecommunication companies to world-wide shipping companies, industrial engineers design solutions to improve the performance of complex systems of people, technology, and information.



Students entering the Industrial Engineering program offered by Dalhousie University come from a variety of backgrounds, including Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and others. Each student is provided with a personal work area in one of the graduate student offices. Ample computer resources are available, and many students are also provided with teaching and research assistantships.

Industrial Engineering is at the heart of the systems that are essential to our society. Industrial engineers design solutions to improve the performance of complex systems of people, technology, and information.

The Department of Industrial Engineering at Dalhousie provides an educational experience that will prepare you to become a successful professional, capable of undertaking both life-long learning and further advanced studies.

Get set for an exciting career

Job opportunities for industrial engineers are both challenging and widely based. Former graduates are currently practicing industrial engineering in all types of work activity ranging from paper product manufacturing, to airlines, to utilities, to hospitals. Invariably, the work assigned is original in its nature, demanding that the industrial engineer to be creative in applying their many abilities to achieve the best solution. Managers require such results if they are to keep their costs under control in this increasingly competitive world. This requirement will sustain the high demand for industrial engineers well into the future.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Operations research
  • Ergonomics
  • Industrial Engineering Methodologies
  • Occupational Ergonomics
  • Advanced Facilities Planning
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Introduction to Operations Research
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Simulation of Industrial Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3 (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree
  • Degree granted by university of recognized standing
  • Complete the graduate application form (online application)
  • Pay $115 application fee
  • An official academic transcript and degree certificate (if degree conferral not stated on Transcripts) for each post-secondary institution attended
  • Two academic reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17733 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17733 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10341 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10341 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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