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M.Sc. Thesis Option

Thesis Option (46 credits)

This program is for individuals who intend to follow a career in Bioresource Engineering. Various areas of bioresource engineering includes plant and animal environments; ecological engineering (ecosystem modelling, design, management, and remediation); water resources management (hydrology, irrigation, drainage, water quality); agricultural machinery, mechatronics and robotics; food engineering and food processing; postharvest technology; waste management and protection of the environment; artificial intelligence; bioenergy.

Requirements

  • A thesis - completion and final acceptance of a supervised research thesis in one of the areas described above, according to the regulations of the Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Office.
  • 46 credits.

Required courses

  1. 32 credits of thesis work: M.Sc. Thesis 1 through 8,
    BREE 691 M.Sc. Thesis 1 4 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    to
    BREE 698 M.Sc. Thesis 8 4 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    which are equivalent to four credits each.
  2. 12 credits of postgraduate coursework in Bioresource Engineering. The candidate must include the Scientific Publication course in this category of credits.
  3. 2 credits from participation in graduate seminar in Bioresource Engineering during two semesters.
    BREE 651 Departmental Seminar M.Sc. 1 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer

    BREE 652 Departmental Seminar M.Sc. 2 1 Credits
      Offered in the:
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • Summer