24 months
12550 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Mechanical Engineering MASc program at York University, housed in the newly constructed Bergeron Centre for Engineering Excellence, offers an exceptional opportunity to work with award-winning investigators in state-of-the-art facilities to make a difference in tomorrow’s world.


Are you passionate about cutting-edge research and the development of new technologies in fields ranging from biomedicine to aerospace and the automotive industry? Have a curiosity about the mechanics of advanced materials or thermofluidic phenomena in complex structures? Advance the world we live in with forward-thinking innovation as a mechanical engineer.

Course Details

The Mechanical Engineering MASc program at York University offers research directions in core fields such as solid mechanics, thermofluids, control and aerospace, as well as in multidisciplinary areas of focus such as microfluidics, smart and multifunctional materials and biomedical optics.

To engage engineers who wish to broaden their scope and professional impact, the department has created the possibility for students to take courses from two premier professional schools at York— Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. These fresh learning opportunities will provide you with additional soft skills to enhance your success as you transition from graduate school to the workplace. Our program also offers courses with the Faculty of Education, which will empower you to deliver education with an edge to future generations of engineers.

Mechanical engineers have had a hand in some of humanity’s most significant innovations. Yet they don’t just propel us to bigger and better places; they also work to make our world safer, healthier, more efficient, more sustainable and more inclusive. The program’s unique focus on advanced theoretical and applied knowledge, delivered by world-class researchers who also leave a lot of room for students’ independent thinking, makes it an excellent choice for the well-rounded engineer of the future.

What Can I Do with a Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering?

Given the breadth of knowledge and skills provided in a Mechanical Engineering program, graduates will find fulfilling professional opportunities in a host of diverse areas. As a postgraduate Mechanical Engineer, your expertise is needed in a wide variety of industrial, governmental and academic settings worldwide. These may include:

  • Construction
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Energy technology and consulting
  • Automotive industry
  • Biomedicine
  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Education
  • Intellectual property

According to Engineers Canada, Mechanical Engineers are among the top ten sought-after professional experts for job security and earning power.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microfluidics and Nanofluidics
  • Interfacial Phenomena
  • Convective Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Heat Transfer
  • Advanced Fluid Dynamics
  • Advanced Continuum Mechanics
  • Advanced Dynamics
  • Mechanics of Composite Materials
  • Fracture and Failure of Materials
  • The Finite Element Method in Engineering Analysis
  • Design and Fabrication of Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed prescribed application form.
  • Course transcripts* for bachelor’s degree (for admission to MASc program)
  • A cover letter elaborating the applicant’s professional goals and motivation for graduate studies
  • Curriculum vitae of the applicant
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation
  • Proof of English language proficiency (for international applicants).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    12550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6275 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • Domestic part time: $717
  • International part time: 3,137

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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