1st Year

Fall Semester
1.0 credits:

IDES 5101 [0.5] Interdisciplinary Design Development Seminar
IDES 5102 [0.5] Research Methods

Winter Semester
1.5 credits:

IDES 5103 [0.5] Interdisciplinary Design Development Studio
[0.5] Elective Courses
[0.5] Elective Courses

Total 2.5 credits

2nd Year

Fall Semester
0.5 credits:

[0.5] Elective Courses

Winter Semester
2.0 credits:

IDES 5909 [2.0] Thesis Research

Total 2.5 credits
Total Credits Required for Graduation: 5.0


 All electives should be chosen in consultation with your supervisor. Electives can be any 5000-level course. Please note one elective can be at the 4000 level. Some elective suggestions are listed below.
Course Number Course Name Prerequisites (Y/N)
ANTH 4005 Health & Globalization Third-year standing or permission of the instructor
ANTH 4215 Selected Topics – ANTH Third-year standing or permission of the instructor.
ANTH 5403 Interpreting Symbols N
ANTH 5708 Special Topics in Anthropology N
ANTH 5812 Research Design N
ARCH 5000 Directed Studies Permission of the School.
ARCH 5003 Design and Culture Workshop N
ARCH 5010 History and Theory of Modern Architecture N
ARCH 5100 Directed Studies Permission of the School.
ARCH 5200 Graduate Seminar 1: Introduction to Critical Thought in Architecture N
ARCH 5201 Graduate Seminar 2: Contemporary Theoretical Perspectives in Architecture ARCH 5200
ARCH 5301 Seminar: Vitruvian Exercises I N
ARTH 5112 Issues in History & Culture Precludes additional credit for ARTH 5102.
 ARTH 5210 Topics In Aboriginal Art: Mediations & Representation Precludes additional credit for ARTH 5200, ARTH 5204, and ARTH 5303.
 ARTH 5218 Museum Studies and Curatorial Practice Precludes additional credit for ARTH 5207 and ARTH 5208.
BIOM 5100 Biomedical Instrumentation Permission of the instructor.
BIOM 5311 Design of Medical Devices and Implants Permission of the instructor.
CDNS 5101 Indigenous Peoples, Canada and the North N
CDNS 5102 Indigenous Politics and Resurgence in Canada CDNS 5101 or permission of the School of Canadian Studies.
CDNS 5301 Canadian Cultural Studies N
CDNS 5700 Arctic Passages: The Changing Dynamics of Canada’s North N
HCIN 5200 Software and User Interface Development N
HCIN 5300 Emerging Interaction Techniques N
HCIN 5400 Experimental Methods and Statistics N
IDES 5000 Directed Studies In ID
IDES 5104/ACCS 5002 Accessibility and Inclusive Design Seminar N
IDES 5500 Special Topics in ID
PSYC 5001 Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology N
SOCI 5406 Citizenship & Globalization N
TIMG 5002 Technology Entrepreneurship N
TIMG 5003 Issues in Technology Innovation Management N
TIMG 5004 Research Methods in Technology Innovation Management TIMG 5001 and one of TIMG 5002 or TIMG 5003.
TIMG 5005 Customer Value Creation in Technology Firms TIMG 5001 and TIMG 5002
TIMG 5105 Designing Innovation Communities N