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Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #101 (ARWU) Edmonton, Canada
The Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Alberta  graduate curriculum is comprehensive, spanning a range of different disciplines, including solid and bio-mechanics, thermo-fluids, robotics and controls, aerosol science, engineering and project management, optimization.

Overview

Such a variety of disciplinary strengths gives rise to opportunities for transdisciplinary research and graduate students often work on a variety of topics within their research groups. 

he key strengths of our graduate programs in Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management include robust levels of research output, excellent training opportunities, including professional development training, and high-quality employment outcomes post-graduation. Students in the Master of Science (MSc) and doctoral (PhD) programs are treated as “junior colleagues in research,” and supervisors provide a tailored combination of autonomy and guidance in developing the good scientific judgment, critical thinking, and communication skills necessary for success. 

The Mechanical Engineering program at the University of Alberta  provides targeted training to those individuals wishing to expand and advance their knowledge of core and specialized concepts in Mechanical Engineering or Engineering Management. In fostering a robust community of interdisciplinary scholarship and achievement, we work to support a broad range of student backgrounds, learning styles, and student aspirations.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Biomechanical, Biomechanics, and Human Mechanical Systems
  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Energy and Environment
  • Fluid Mechanics and Systems
  • Mechanical Systems and Control
  • Mechanics and Materials
  • Reliability Engineering, Standards, and Safety Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Minimum Requirements
  • Admission is competitive; meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
  • You must meet the minimum requirements in all subjects, even after receiving an admission offer, in order to remain admissible. (See your admission offer letter for more details.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5575 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5575 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Edmonton

  • 1201 - 2000 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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