McMaster University offers MSc Computational Science and Engineering with a duration of 2 years.
It is an on-campus, thesis-based program offered on a full-time basis and consists of a project (16 months).
The Master’s programs emphasize industry-relevant academic research and development and earned either with a thesis option or with a coursework-and-project option.
There are 2 routes for the Master’s degree which students can take:
MASc and MSc in Computational Science and Engineering (course and thesis-based)
MEng and MSc in Computational Science and Engineering (course and project-based)
This program is rapidly growing in multi-disciplinary areas connecting engineering, science, mathematics, and computer science to create new, powerful tools for real-world discovery and understanding.
The research areas of Computational Science Engineering program are:
Computational Physical Sciences
Computational Optimization, Design, and Control
The advancements in computing power and computational methodology are allowing leading-edge researchers to effectively utilize computational simulation, modeling, and optimization.
The School offers students the opportunity to undertake interdisciplinary research and education programs.
The department consists of 50 faculty members who are drawn from a wide range of disciplines and nearly 50% of them hold prestigious Canada Research Chair, NSERC Industrial Chair, or SHARCNET chair appointments.
The student-faculty ratio of the program is 12:1.
University provides opportunities for students to attend seminars such as the Scientific Computing Seminar to increase the knowledge of the students.
The Faculty member of the department is regular award winners including the prestigious Premier Research Excellence Award (PREA), OCUFA teaching award, McMaster Students Union Teaching Award, etc.
Job opportunities after MSc Computational Science and Engineering are Software Engineer, Senior Web Developers, etc and the average salary goes up to 68,160 USD.