Program Information

School: University of Waterloo
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Description: Mechanical engineers are employed in industries whose function is concerned with manufacturing, steel production, mining, transportation, communications, oil refining, chemical manufacture, paper, sugar, textiles, aerospace, nuclear energy, natural gas production and transmission and construction. The program is designed to provide the student with a firm grasp of the fundamentals of mathematics, physics and engineering as well as to provide some opportunity for specialization in the later years.

Students can choose specializations in Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Combustion, Alternate Fuels, Microelectronics, Manufacturing, Controls, Automation, and Robotics, Materials and Process Engineering, Mechanics and Machine Design, and Welding.

URL: Mechanical Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $48,177
Enrolment #: 190
Scholarships: 2
Careers: Mechanical Engineers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 90 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

70% is required for each of the prerequisites.