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Faculty of Engineering
UNB Fredericton

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Master of Science in Engineering (MScE)

The MScE degree program requires the completion of an approved thesis on original research, as well as four graduate-level courses relating to a selected area of specialization, the Research Methods course, and the Graduate Seminar Course requiring one seminar paper/presentation.

Courses are selected in consultation with the student’s supervisor. The degree is intended to be completed within six academic terms. A faculty supervisor is required to be accepted into this program, but no prior arrangement is necessary to apply. 

MScE degree requirements

Entry terms: September, January, May

Normal duration: 24 months 

Coursework required: 12 credit hours - 6000 level courses • 3 credit hours - Research Methods Course • 3 credit hours - Graduate Seminar (one written submission and oral presentation)

Other requirements: MScE research proposal defence • Thesis • MScE Thesis oral defence

Residency: 4 terms

Time limit: 48 months (full-time) • 60 months (part-time)

Minimum GPA to be maintained: 3.0/B average

A cumulative GPA less than the minimum requirement, or grades with a D or F, are considered unsatisfactory, and the student will normally be required to withdraw from the program or be placed on academic probation.

See the checklist of MScE degree requirements.

MScE admission requirements

Education: Applicants should hold an undergraduate degree in Geodesy, Geomatics, or a related field (such as Geology, Geography, Physics, Math, Engineering, Science, Computer Science) from an accredited university.

Minimum GPA: 3.0/4.3, or B Average (the equivalent of 70%)

Language proficiency: International applicants whose first language is not English must submit language scores that meet or exceed International English Language Testing System (ILETS) band 7 and/or a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 92.

Supervisor: A supervisor is required before being accepted into the program; however, it is not necessary to arrange this prior to submitting an application.

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