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Mechanical Engineering (BEng)

A mechanical engineer pours metal over a fire in a lab

Mechanical Undergraduate

As a mechanical engineer, you’ll learn the fundamentals of design and operation of machines, mechanical systems and technology. While working with jet engines, robots, biomechanical implants and more, you’ll have the opportunity to help shape the world around you.

As part of your bachelor of engineering (BEng) degree, you can gain valuable, paid work experience in an optional co-operative internship program. In third year, you can choose to specialize in mechatronics engineering, a multidisciplinary field that combines the fundamentals of mechanical and electrical engineering with computer science, giving you the tools to develop autonomous systems (such as robots, vehicles, adaptive machine tools and digitally controlled engines). In fourth year, you’ll collaborate on a large-scale design project, leaving you well-equipped to start your career and make a positive impact on society. 

The mechanical engineering BEng degree program is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board. (external link) 

Student Experience

You belong to a faculty that is always buzzing with opportunities for growth, creativity, and networking with peers and professors. Connect with our thriving community by getting involved. Discover everything we have to offer, including student groups, design teams and events that encourage meaningful relationships with alumni and industry. 

View the full list of student government, groups and design teams.

Selected Design Teams/Student Groups

We encourage you to deepen your applied knowledge of mechanical engineering and meet new people by participating in design teams and student groups, including:

TMU Engineering Student Society

The Metropolitan University Engineering Society (external link, opens in new window)  (MUES) represents all undergraduate engineering students at Toronto Metropolitan University and provides social, academic and support services.

Selected Competitions


Two students at the First-Year Engineering Office speaking with a First-Year Engineering Office team member in the engineering building.

First-Year Engineering Office

Are you a first-year student in need of academic guidance? The First-Year Engineering Office can help. Learn about their academic support resources, including advisors who will meet with you one-on-one.

 Need more time?

The transition program can help you adapt to the curriculum.

 Enjoy research?

Apply to the prestigious accelerated master of applied science pathway.

 Business-minded?

Add the optional specialization in management sciences to your degree, or explore other entrepreneurship opportunities offered in the faculty.