Pursuing a Master of Science in Engineering (MSc Eng) in Environmental Engineering at Lakehead University will prepare you for careers in the exciting interdisciplinary field of environmental engineering. Our MSc Eng program provides a dynamic and unique curriculum to train graduates from engineering and related natural sciences to develop effective solutions to global environmental challenges. The program offers students the opportunity for advanced study and the development of independent research abilities in the discipline. Graduate students in our program will benefit from small class sizes, a friendly working environment, and mentorship by internationally recognized faculty members. The program offers three routes to the degree:
- The thesis option fosters develops the independent research abilities of students. These objectives are achieved through a combination of course work and research. This option is ideal for students seeking to continue on to doctoral studies as well as students interested in research and development careers within industry. All thesis students must enroll full-time in the program.
- In addition, there are two course-based options that combine advanced level coursework with either a research project or paper. The course based options allow students broad exposure to advanced topics within the field as well as the opportunity to complete a research project or investigate an emerging field of engineering through the completion of a research paper. Both full-time and flex-time options are available for course-based students.
Full details on the degree requirements can be obtained by viewing the calendar entry.
All applications to the thesis option are automatically considered for financial assistance .
Information for Prospective Students
- Current research areas and professors: Research areas
- Admission requirements, fees, on-line application form and more can be found at: MSc Eng Environmental section in the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.
Information for Current Students
- Procedures and forms
- Program announcements
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