Why Mechanical Engineering?
Mechanical engineering is the backbone of making things move in our society. You’ll use design skills to develop processes and systems that improve our environment, technology and quality of life, acting to apply mathematical, scientific and engineering principles to a wide variety of fields.
To see all courses offered in this degree, visit our 2023-2024 Academic Calendar.
Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op
Our Mechanical Engineering co-op is a five-year program, with five work terms, designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.
To see all courses offered in the co-op program, visit our 2023-2024 Academic Calendar.
Improving Quality of Life Through Engineering
Design, Implement and Develop Solutions
Designed around a framework of sustainability, Mechanical Engineering empowers you to learn and apply the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems involved in quality of life.
Explore an Interdisciplinary Degree
By emphasizing collaboration and integration, you will experience practical design-based learning and develop the tools to create new and effective solutions to issues in our world, with unique courses such as Kinematics and Dynamics, Machine Design, Electric Circuits, and Electromechanical Devices
Enjoy a Challenging, Rewarding Career
Graduates of Mechanical Engineering are involved in the development of machines and equipment ranging from mega marine ships to minute instruments used in medicine and surgery, and many more industries related to improving quality of life, the environment, and more.
What Can You Do with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering?
Mechanical Engineering is built around concepts of sustainability and sustainable design to equip graduates to tackle issues associated with emerging technologies. Graduates of mechanical engineering are involved in the development of machines and equipment ranging from mega marine ships to minute instruments used in medicine and surgery. You will be able to apply mathematical, scientific and engineering principles to a wide variety of fields and find employment across the private and public sectors.
Here are just a few careers our MECH program graduates have successfully pursued:
- Aerospace project coordinator
- Manufacturing engineer
- Robotics and automation engineer
- Mechanical design engineer
- Structural Design Engineer
- Robotics Engineer
- Canadian Space Agency
- Canada Green Technologies
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