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Mechanical Engineering - BEng

Is it for you?

Discover what makes an artificial heartbeat, an escalator move or robots walk and talk. You’ll learn the engineering principles necessary to design, manufacture and test machines, biomechanical implants, energy-efficient systems, thermofluid systems and consumer products. 

With the option to enrol in a paid co-op program, optional specializations in Management Sciences and Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and hands-on training in state-of-the-art labs, you’ll gain the knowledge and experience you need to help create technologies that improve well-being.

 Accreditations: 

  • The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

Program info

Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science

Program format(s): 
Full time: 4 Year
5-Year Co-op

Bachelor of Engineering

Grade range: 
Mid 80s1


Experiential learning: 
Co-op available

Academic requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program-specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

Tuition and fees range 2024-2025

For detailed fees information, visit tuition and fees by program.

Full-time format:

Ontario students: $10,728 - $11,328
Out-of-province students: $12,565 - $13,288
International students: $40,222 - $40,485

First-year courses

Here is a preview of first-year courses based on the available undergraduate calendar information.

1st Semester

Common to Aerospace, Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical, and Mechatronics Engineering programs.


One course from Table A - Lower Level Liberal Studies.

* This course is graded on a pass/fail basis.

2nd Semester

Common to Industrial, Mechanical, and Mechatronics Engineering programs.


  • CPS 188 Computer Programming Fundamentals
  • ECN 801 Principles of Engineering Economics
  • MEC 222 Engineering Graphical Communication
  • MTH 240 Calculus II
  • MTL 200 Materials Science Fundamentals
  • PCS 125 Physics: Waves and Fields

Your future

Combine expertise in the fundamentals of mechanical engineering with experience solving real-world problems in fields such as:

  • Applied mechanical engineering
  • Automotive
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Consumer product industries
  • Aeronautical engineering
  • CAD product design engineering
  • Marine engineering
  • Mechanical design engineering
  • Graduate studies (MEng, MASc, PhD) in mechanical and industrial engineering

Thinking of applying? Make sure the program is still accepting applications.

Student spotlight

Vanessa Van Decker named recipient of Brooke Owens Fellowship

A fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student was selected to be a Brooke Owens Fellow, and will get hands-on experience designing mechanisms for testing at California-based Zipline Robotics.


Read more: Mechanical Engineering student one of three Canadians ever selected for fellowship

Van Decker in the moonyard with Mission Control’s lunar rover.

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  1. Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2024 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. TMU reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.


While every effort is made to ensure accuracy on this site, in the event of a discrepancy, TMU's current Undergraduate Calendar is the official reference.