Graduate Studies

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Types of Programs

Graduate studies do not automatically entail membership in the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, nor result in the title of “engineer.”

Take a look at the PROGRAM LIST

Polytechnique Montreal offers advanced graduate diplomas (DESS), master’s and doctorate degrees as well as microprograms in sixteen fields of engineering.

Doctorate (Ph. D.)
8 to 11 trimesters full-time only

Research-Based Master's (thesis)
4 to 6 trimesters full-time only

Professionnal Master's (non-thesis)
4 to 6 trimesters. These programs are also offered on a part-time basis.

Specialized Graduate Diploma (DESS, Diplôme d'études supérieures spécialisées)
Normal duration (full-time): 2 to 3 trimesters. These programs are also offered on a part-time basis.

Short Graduate Programs (microprograms)
3 to 6 trimesters. These programs are also offered on a part-time basis.

Fast-track Programs

Fast-track Programs

The fast-track programs allow you to complete graduate studies faster than by the regular course of study.