Tuition & funding
The MEng in Software Engineering is an advanced program in which students and IT professionals broaden their understanding of software engineering and its applications. Software engineers apply engineering principles and practices to design, test, operate and maintain computer softwares. Students in the program will enhance their analytic and design skills and improve their ability to present technical material in written form. Graduates are trained to work on all aspects of the software product life cycle. They learn how to develop high-capacity computer software in a controlled, systematic and quantifiable manner and to ensure that it is reliable, efficient and financially viable. The normal duration of the program is two years, but it is also open to those interested in part-time study.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 45 credits.
Please see the Computer Science and Software Engineering Courses page for course descriptions.
credits chosen from the Software Engineering MEng Core
credits minimum chosen from the following Topic Areas:
C08 - Developments in Software Engineering
C09 - Software Development
C10 - Software Architecture and Design
C11 - Software Maintenance and Quality C12 - Software Development Processes and Management
C13 - Software Engineering
Remaining credits may be chosen from the topic areas and courses listed below:
C01 - Developments in Computer Science
C02 - Parallel and Distributed Systems
C03 - Image Processing/Pattern Recognition and Graphics C04 - Software Systems and Languages
C06 - Scientific Computation and Algorithms
C07 - Artificial Intelligence and Human-Machine Communication C08 - Developments in Software Engineering
C11 - Software Maintenance and Quality
C12 - Software Development Processes and Management
C13 - Software Engineering
C16 - Cognate Disciplines
Students may select a maximum of five one-credit courses from the following:
• COMP 6961 Graduate Seminar in Computer Science (1.00)
E09 - Professional Leadership Skills
Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.
All applicants: Canadian / International / Permanent Resident
February 1 (all applicants)
July 1 (all applicants)
January 30 (all applicants)
Priority will be given to complete applications submitted by the deadline. In some cases, programs may continue to accept applications as long as there is space available.
International students: Considering the waiting period involved in meeting the entry requirements to Canada and Quebec, we strongly encourage international applicants to apply early and submit supporting documents prior to the deadline.
Tuition and fees of the program may depend on your student status, among other key factors. Estimate these costs based on the most common situations.
Funding packages are generally available for students in thesis-based programs. Course-based students may be eligible for a number of donor awards, and may consult with their department for program-specific opportunities.
Expand your knowledge and research skills in the design, testing, operating and maintenance of computer software. The program is ideal for IT professionals who wish to gain a competitive advantage in the field.
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science
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