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The Master of Engineering (MEng) program with Internship Option is currently under review and will not be offered in 2022-2023

Degree Information
How to Apply
Academic Requirements

A bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely related field.
Minimum grade requirements:

Domestic Applicants

75% or B+ or Upper Second Class Standing

International Applicants

P.R. China: 75% or GPA of 3.0/4.0
India, Bangladesh & Pakistan: First class or 60%
Iran: 15/20
All others: 75%

Additional Requirements
English Proficiency

English Proficiency Requirements: Proficiency in English is a requirement for admission.
Those applicants whose native language is not English will be required to obtain satisfactory standing in English language proficiency tests before their application can be considered for admission. We require a minimum of 7.0 on IELTS or 65 on PTE or for TOEFL; 580 (paper based); 237 (Computer-based); and 88 (Internet-based) with a minimum score in each of the components: Writing test 24/30, Speaking test 22/30, Reading test 22/30 and Listening test 20/30. The results must be no more than 2 years old.

How to Submit English Language Test Scores

Queen's University only accepts the following English Proficiency tests: TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic, and CAEL CE. The School of Graduate Studies is able to access test scores directly from TOEFL, IELTS, PTE Academic and CAEL CE databases.  We do not require hard copies of your test scores sent from the testing center if we can obtain them directly from TOEFL, IELTS, PTE  or  CAEL. 

TOEFL,  PTE Academic and CAEL CE

Please ensure that you have the testing center release the TOEFL, PTE Academic or CAEL CE score to Queen’s University (0949) and inform the School of Graduate Studies (following submission of your application) that your score report is available to retrieve electronically from the official testing center site.  Email:  sgsapp@queensu.ca  


Please provide the School of Graduate Studies with the TRF number found on your IELTS score report (following submission of your application) in order for us to obtain your IELTS test score electronically from the IELTS site.  Email: sgsapp@queensu.ca

Hard copy test results: If you did not arrange to have the results of your English language proficiency test accessible to the School of Graduate Studies, you must request that the testing agency send us a hard copy official test results document either by email  sgsapp@queensu.ca or through regular mail (address below).

We do not require the GRE, Please do not send us official GRE scores.

Curriculum Vitae

Please provide a Curriculum Vita with your application. We are asking for an academic Curriculum Vita, which gives an overview of a student’s academic experience and academic qualifications. For example, you would include any extracurricular activities, which involved applying your engineering education.

Key Dates

Application due: January 31 (international), March 1 (domestic)
Notification of acceptance: usually by the end of April for international students.

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