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Tuition fees per semester

Research programs – research-based master’s degree and doctorate

Tuition fees are calculated based on the student’s academic status in the program of study and on the number of semesters completed.

  Program tuition
  Fall 2016 and winter 2017 (per semester)
  Canadian or permanent resident WITH Québec residency criteria OR French citizen (upon presentation of a valid French passport) Canadian or permanent resident WITHOUT Québec residency criteria Canadian or permanent resident
(doctorate)
International
(research-based master’s)
International
(doctorate) 
1
Base amount $873.00 $873.00 $873.00 $873.00 $873.00
Differential fees $0.00 $1,837.35 $0.00 $5,105.59 $4,493.36
Miscellaneous fees 2 $306.56 $306.56 $306.56 $306.56 $306.56
Total $1,179.56 $3,016.91 $1,179.56 $6,285.15 $5,672.92
Insurance fees Refer to the insurance section.
  1. All students registered in the doctoral program at Polytechnique Montréal are exempted from the differential fees.
    • Note : For brazilian candidates who obtained a scholarship form "Sciences without borders", the amount of this exemption is included in the scholarship allowed to the student.
  2. See details in the miscellaneous fees section.
  Program tuition
  Summer 2017 (per semester)
  Canadian or permanent resident WITH Québec residency criteria OR French citizen (upon presentation of a valid French passport) Canadian or permanent resident WITHOUT Québec residency criteria Canadian or permanent resident
(doctorate)
International
(research-based master’s)
International
(doctorate) 
1
Base amount $873.00 $873.00 $873.00 $873.00 $873.00
Differential fees $0.00 $1,837.35 $0.00 $5,105.59 $4,493.36
Miscellaneous fees 2 $32.50 $32.50 $32.50 $32.50 $32.50
Total $905.50 $2,742.85 $905.50 $6,011.09 $5,398.86
Insurance fees Refer to the insurance section.
  1. All students registered in the doctoral program at Polytechnique Montréal are exempted from the differential fees.
    • Note : For brazilian candidates who obtained a scholarship form "Sciences without borders", the amount of this exemption is included in the scholarship allowed to the student.
  2. See details in the miscellaneous fees section.
  Research activities Extension of studies Additional semester for presentation of master's dissertation or thesis defense1
  Fall 2016
and Winter 2017
(per semester)
Summer 2017
(per semester)
Fall 2016
and Winter 2017
(per semester)
Summer 2017
(per semester)
Winter 2017 Summer 2017
  All students
Research-based master’s and doctorate
All students
Research-based master’s and doctorate
All students
Research-based master’s and doctorate
Base amount $757.67 $757.67 $757.67 $757.67 $100.00 $100.00
Differential fees $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
Miscellaneous fees 2 $306.56 $32.50 $306.56 $32.50 $306.56 $32.50
Total $1,064.23 $790.17 $1,064.23 $790.17 $406.56 $132.50
Insurance fees Refer to the insurance section.
  1. This measure applies only for one (1) semester to students in master or doctoral research who made their initial deposit on or before the date specified in the academic calendar for graduate studies and who can't present their memory or defend their thesis in the current semester for reasons that are out of their control.
    Deadlines - Fall 2016 : December 1st, 2016 and Winter 2017: April 10th, 2017
    Note that if the student doesn't make his deposit during this semester and enrolls for another semester, he shall pay the amount normally due this semester and all subsequent semesters. He can't request this alleviation a second time for the same program.
  2. See details in the miscellaneous fees section.
Research programs – Time limit based on status
Diploma Status Course and research activities 1 Continuing Research activities 2 Maximum time allowed 3
Research-based master’s Full time 4 semesters 2 semesters 9 semesters (3 years)
Doctorate Full time 8 semesters 3 semesters 18 semesters (6 years)
8 semesters 3 semesters 15 semesters (5 years) 4
  1. Course and research activities are continuous, meaning it counts the summer semesters both academically and financially.
  2. After completing the course and research activities semesters, the student normally continues with research activities. 
  3. Following the research activity semesters but before reaching the maximum time, the student is in the academic time limit extension.
  4. For new students, starting in the fall 2013.