Program overview and deadlines


Thesis or major research project.


The program begins in September and you must enroll full time.

  • Thesis: 24 months
  • Capstone with research project: 12 months

CO-OP: You can apply for CO-OP at the end of your first month in the program. This extends the program for either option by two terms.

The compulsory courses for the program are currently offered in English. They will be offered in French in the future. In accordance with the regulations of the University of Ottawa, examinations, assignments, and the research paper or thesis may be written in the official language of the student’s choice (either English or French).

Application deadlines

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents: February 1 (to begin in September of the same year)
  • International students: December 1 (to begin in September of the following year)

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