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Software Engineering, M.A.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #77 (WUR) ,
Software Engineering is about application of science and engineering to the design, implementation, testing, and documentation of software.

About

The department offers three graduate degrees in Software Engineering: Ph.D, Master of Art and Science, and Master of Engineering. Gradute students in the Ph.D and M.A.Sc. programs are focused on advancing knowledge of software lifecycle from design, implementation, and testing to documentation and maintaining, through intensive research in their chosen area of interest. The M.Eng. program trains students to develop a level of understanding that will enable them to apply their knowledge and skills in the information technology industry.

Programme Structure

Areas of Research

Combinatorial computing and optimization, Complexity, design and analysis of algorithms, Computer vision, Computational geometry, Control systems, Discrete event systems, discrete geometry, Formal methods, Mathematical programming, Mechanized mathematics, Medical imaging, Optimization: Theory, algorithms and complexity, Parallel and distributed computing, Real-time and embedded systems, Robotics, Requirement activities, Scientific computation, Software engineering, String algorithms, Theory of non-sequential systems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.
  • Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s. Please contact the program for specific details.
  • Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • Transcripts must be sent directly from the issuing institution to the program office
  • Two academic references
  • English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    17766 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17766 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    7722 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7722 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1163 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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