Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Development major

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Program Information

Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Description:The Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) program is a practical, hands-on, two-year diploma program that lets you develop strong technical, analytical, and problem solving skills essential for a range of exciting careers in the challenging field of mechanical engineering. During the common first year, you will be exposed to a variety of topics including foundational math and physics, Computer Aided Design (CAD), and additional specialized courses to prepare you to enter into one of three specialized majors. Upon successful completion of the common first year, selection of your major will occur. Although SAIT Polytechnic will attempt to help students complete the program major of their choice, grade point average after the first year will be used in the selection criteria for each major.

Specialized skills gained in the Design and Development Major: product design and development, prototyping, ergonomics and industrial design.
URL:Mechanical Engineering Technology - Design and Development major at SAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,257
Careers:Air Transport Ramp Attendants

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50

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

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants require an Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 50% in the following courses or their equivalents: At least 60% in Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, or at least 75% in Math 30-2, AND, At least 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2, AND, At least 60% in Physics 20 and Chemistry 20, or at least 60% in Science 30. All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

* 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 July 05, 2018