McMaster University

Automotive and Vehicle Engineering Technology (BTech)

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Automotive Engineering Technology/Technician
Description:The Bachelor of Technology program uniquely provides courses in advanced technology and management studies, all designed to build a skill set that is in demand by today's innovation-based organizations.

Learn about the design, operation and manufacturing of advanced combustion, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles. Gain experience in CAD for component and system design, virtual-vehicle prototyping, and the use of simulation tools. Study vehicle safety design, mechatronics, advanced electronic control systems, and the selection of advanced materials for vehicle manufacturing applications. Employment opportunities include positions in automotive and vehicle assembly companies as well as firms designing and manufacturing parts and system components.

URL:Automotive and Vehicle Engineering Technology (BTech) at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,422
International: $15,201

Cost per year is based on 15 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77 to 80

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U, MCV4U, SCH4U, and SPH4U.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster's English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

* 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 September 23, 2017