Industrial Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


Industrial Engineering is at the heart of the systems that are essential to our society. From airlines to online retailers, from hospitals to manufacturers, from telecommunication companies to world-wide shipping companies, industrial engineers design solutions to improve the performance of complex systems of people, technology, and information. Students entering this program come from a variety of backgrounds, including Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, and others. Each student is provided with a personal work area in one of the graduate student offices. Ample computer resources are available, and many students are also provided with teaching and research assistantships.

Areas of Research

Areas of research include operations research, ergonomics, and a variety of other fields related to professors’ specialties.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.  

Contact Information

Subject Code: IENG
Tel: 902-494-1288
Address: Faculty of Engineering, Dalhousie University
5217 Morris Street, 4th Floor
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
Graduate Coordinator: John Blake
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