Master of Applied Science

Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a relevant engineering (e.g., mechanical engineering, material engineering, or electrical engineering) or sciences (e.g., physics, chemistry, or biology) program. The minimum admission requirement for the MASc program is listed in the table below:

  • APPLICANT’S PAST DEGREE
  • Past Degree in Engineering:
  • Past Degree in Non-Engineering:
  • MASc
  • B in each of the past two years of undergraduate studies
  • B+ in each of the past two years of undergraduate studies

Applicants must provide the following in their application package

  • all of their undergraduate degree transcripts
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a cover letter elaborating their professional goals and motivations for pursuing graduate studies
  • two confidential letters of recommendation.

Applicants who have not completed four full years of studies at the secondary-school level or university level in a country where English is a primary language or where English is the primary language of instruction must demonstrate their language proficiency in English. Accepted tests include

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (a minimum of 79-80, or 500 paper-based, is considered satisfactory)
  • International English Language Testing System (a minimum 6.5 is considered satisfactory)
  • York English Language Test.

More detailed scores can be found at http://futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/language_tests#exemptions

Doctor of Philosophy

Applicants must hold a master’s degree equivalent to the Mechanical Engineering MASc degree at York University, conferred by a relevant engineering (e.g., mechanical engineering, material engineering, or electrical engineering) or sciences (e.g., physics, chemistry, or biology) program. The minimum admission requirement for the PhD program in the Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering is listed in the table below:

  • APPLICANT’S PAST DEGREE
  • Past Degree in Engineering:
  • Past Degree in Non-Engineering:
  • PhD
  • B+ in each of the past two years of graduate studies
  • A- in each of the past two years of graduate studies
  • Direct PhD
  • A- in each of the past two years of undergraduate studies
  • A in each of the past two years of undergraduate studies

Applicants must provide the following in their application package

  • all of their undergraduate and Master’s degree transcripts
  • a curriculum vitae
  • a cover letter elaborating their professional goals and motivations for pursuing PhD studies
  • two confidential letters of recommendation.

Applicants who have not completed four full years of studies at the secondary-school level or university level in a country where English is a primary language or where English is the primary language of instruction must demonstrate their language proficiency in English. Accepted tests include

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (a minimum of 79-80, or 500 paper-based is considered satisfactory)
  • International English Language Testing System (a minimum 6.5 is considered satisfactory)
  • York English Language Test.

More detailed scores can be found at http://futurestudents.yorku.ca/requirements/language_tests#exemptions