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SchoolUniversity of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 33,000
Full-time Graduate: 4,700
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length5 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*87% to 93%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Prerequisites Notes70% is required for each of the prerequisites.
Cost
National: $16,850
International: $54,600
Scholarships91 scholarship(s)
DescriptionMechanical engineers are employed in industries whose function is concerned with manufacturing, steel production, mining, transportation, communications, oil refining, chemical manufacture, paper, sugar, textiles, aerospace, nuclear energy, natural gas production and transmission and construction. The program is designed to provide the student with a firm grasp of the fundamentals of mathematics, physics and engineering as well as to provide some opportunity for specialization in the later years.

Students can choose specializations in Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Combustion, Alternate Fuels, Microelectronics, Manufacturing, Controls, Automation, and Robotics, Materials and Process Engineering, Mechanics and Machine Design, and Welding.
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