Chemical and Biochemical EngineeringMaster of Engineering (MEng)
Supervisor: Shahzad Barghi
What is it about your grad program that enables you to thrive and be successful?
My program combines theoretical and practical knowledge together. Which allows me to be successful in both the course work and in my research project.
Where is “home” for you?
What idea, suggestion, or comment would you like to share with the Western graduate community?
I think SOGS has done an amazing job, especially in hosting events. I really appreciate their help.
Where’s your favourite place on campus?
I prefer Weldon library as it has quite large space for studying and the staff are helpful.
What’s the best advice you could give to someone considering applying to your graduate program?
If you are studious, passionate about engineering and love making new friends, Western is definitely the perfect place for you.
Program ContactCarrie Bloomfield (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Graduate Program Coordinator
Chemical and Biochemical EngineeringWestern University
Thompson Engineering Building Rm 477
London, Ontario N6A 5B9
t. 519-661-2111 ext. 88352
The MEng program offers a course-based degree that may be a combination of course work and a project OR course work only. The MEng degree may be obtained either on a full-time or part-time basis.
The MEng program provides an opportunity for qualified engineers to improve his/her theoretical and practical skills. The flexibility of the program enables students to be enrolled in courses directly related to their careers in different areas of chemical/biochemical engineering.
- 3 terms (1 year)
- Full-time or part-time study
- Course-based or project-based
- Minimum 70% average in a four-year honours degree or equivalent from an accredited university (average based on last two years of the degree).
- Work experience is not mandatory, but applicants with work experience are given special consideration.
English Language Proficiency
Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:
- The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The minimum acceptable score is 86, with no individual score below 20 for the internet based version; 213 for the standard electronic version; or 550 for the paper and pencil version, although some programs require a higher minimum score. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984].
- The International English Language Testing Service (IELTS) of the British Council. The minimum acceptable score is 6 out of 9, with no minimum score below 6.0. The IELTS is offered in 6 test centres in the US and 3 in Canada.
- The Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) of the University of Michigan. Students must have at least 80 on each of the sections and an overall score of at least 85. Arrangements to write MELAB may be made online. <;i>The Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL Assessment). The minimum acceptable score is 60. The CAEL Assessment is offered in several countries throughout the world as well as Canada.
- Western English Language Centre Western's English Language Centre allows academically eligible students interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Western the opportunity to receive a conditional offer of admission to graduate studies without successful completion of an English language proficiency test. The condition is that the student must, in lieu of such a test, successfully complete Western English Language Centre's program. For more information, please visit http://englishlanguage.uwo.ca/.
- CultureWorks. The requirement is successful completion of the High-Advanced level.Click here for information regarding a conditional offer of admission, pending CultureWorks completion.
- Fanshawe College’s ESL Program. The requirement is graduation from Level 10, English for Academic Purposes, with a minimum 80% in all components.
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Fields of Research
- Biomaterials and Biochemical Engineering
- Environmental and Green Engineering
- Food Processing
- Particle Technology and Fluidization
- Reaction and Process Systems Engineering