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Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)

Course-based program

Program overview

The MEng in mechanical and manufacturing engineering gives you a competitive advantage, whether you are focusing your career in a specific area or expanding your opportunities across sectors. This program is often completed in one to two years of full-time study, and part-time options are available. Taking your education beyond your four-year bachelor’s degree, you will enhance your knowledge with 10 technical courses. This will enable you to expand or focus your career, depending on your goals, in a variety of sectors.  

MEng Internship

This program offers an 8-to-16 month full-time paid internship with companies across Canada to help students gain engineering work experience in a diverse economy. Limited spots are available.

Learn more about this exciting internship opportunity by visiting the MEng Internship Page.

Completing this program

  • Core courses: 10 courses are required to complete this degree. Students can combine courses around the following themes within the field:
    • Mechatronics
    • Aerospace and Energy Systems
    • Advance Manufacturing and Product Design



Upon successful completion of the professional MEng program in mechanical and manufacturing engineering, graduates will have a balance of the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to work in a wide variety of industries in Canada, and worldwide. This includes, but isn’t limited to, work in robotics and autonomous systems, oil and gas, renewable energy, clean technology, aerospace, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology.    

A course-based master’s degree in mechanical engineering is usually considered a final degree.

Classroom delivery

Time commitment

1-2 years full-time; 6 years maximum; part-time available


No supervisor is required

Fees and funding

MEng programs are self-funded.

See the Graduate Calendar for information on fees and fee regulations, and for information on awards and financial assistance.

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Admission Requirements


A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.

Minimum education

A four-year baccalaureate degree in mechanical engineering, or an equivalent degree, from a recognized institution. Consideration may also be given for BSc degrees in other fields.

Work samples



One official copy of your final transcript (and degree certificate if degree is not clearly stated on transcript) in a signed, sealed envelope from the institution attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to the online application for initial evaluation purposes. Admission offers, however, are conditional upon receipt of official transcripts.  

  • Official transcripts can be mailed to us directly from the institution, or they can be mailed to you directly and you can send them to us yourself
  • We will not accept unsealed official transcripts as official



Test scores


English language proficiency (ELP)

An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:

*Please contact your program of interest if you have any questions about ELP requirements.


We encourage you to apply early as this program receives a high volume of applications and reaches capacity quickly. We send offers to qualified applicants on a rolling basis.

For admission on September 1:

  • March 15: Deadline for International applicants
  • May 8: Deadline for Domestic applicants

If you're not a Canadian or permanent resident, or if you have international credentials, make sure to learn about international requirements

Learn more about this program

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering - MEng

Schulich School of Engineering
ENC 205, Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

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Schulich School of Engineering

Canadian Natural Resources Limited Engineering Complex
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Visit the Schulich School of Engineering website 


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