University of Waterloo

Mechatronics Engineering

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Engineering, Other
Description:Mechanical engineers deal with any machine that moves, such as robots, motors, pumps, and vehicles. As a graduate, you might design parts for small consumer products or design the latest commercial jets. You might work in industries ranging from manufacturing, robotics, and aerospace to biotechnology and the automotive sector. At Waterloo, you'll have access to well-equipped labs for design and experimentation. You can gain hands-on experience by joining student teams such as the Formula SAE race car, Ethanol Vehicle Challenge, Midnight Sun solar car, SAE Cargo Aircraft, or CASI glider.

Through co-op, you'll gain 2 years of paid work experience relating to Mechanical Engineering. You'll also earn money to help pay for your education and test different career areas to see what you like. Customize your skills by choosing to specialize in areas such as fluid mechanics, materials engineering and processing, welding and joining, automation and control, or thermal engineering in your fourth year.
URL:Mechatronics Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $17,446
International: $42,272
Careers:Mechanical EngineersIndustrial EngineersDraftspersons

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*90

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus 
  •  Grade12 Calculus 
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 04, 2017

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