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Master of Science in Information Systems - project route

Program overview

The project route provides an opportunity for an MSc IS student to focus on an investigation that is of importance and of interest to that individual and that culminates in an original contribution to the discipline of Information Systems. The project route in a master's program in science and technology is a structured academic pathway that requires students to complete a significant, real-world project. This project often involves collaboration with industry partners or research institutions. Prospective applicants who want to select the project route are strongly encouraged to review the profiles of our faculty members below and contact potential supervisors before applying.

Students may elect to complete their program with 1 focus area.

Credits: 30-39

Advanced standing and transfer credits

Courses: 10-13


  • COMP 601 - Survey of Computing and Information Systems
  • Between 0-3 courses from the list of foundations depending on the background in computing of the student.

Core courses



  • COMP 697 - Project I (Proposal Writing)
  • COMP 698 - Project II (Implementation)
  • COMP 699 - Project III (Report Writing and Oral Defence)

Updated June 03, 2024 by Digital & Web Operations (