The program information below is valid for the spring 2019 term (May 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019).

The Graduate Studies Academic Calendar is updated 3 times per year, at the start of each academic term (January 1, May 1, September 1). Graduate Studies Academic Calendars from previous terms can be found in the archives.

  • Delivery mode 
    • On-campus
  • Program type 
    • Co-operative
    • Diploma
  • Study option(s) 
  • Minimum requirements 
    • Students in the Master of Engineering (MEng) in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering program may complete the requirements for the GDip in Design Engineering - Co-operative Program in conjunction with their MEng requirements.
    • Qualified students interested in the co-op option must submit an application by August 1st for 4-stream and by December 1st for the 8-stream and meet the following requirements:
      • Students will be interviewed by the Department before they are recommended to the Co-operative Education and Career Action (CECA) for approval. Interviews will take place prior to the end of August or December for 4-stream and 8-stream options, respectively. 
      • Students should submit the following with their application and prior to their interviews:
        • a. any previous Professional Engineering Licensure documents or licensure status
        • b. design portfolio (past design project experiences including capstone projects....)
      • An excellent command of the English language.

    Coursework option:

  • Courses 
    • Students must complete the following courses:
    • Mandatory courses:
      • ME 680 Advanced Design Engineering
      • ME 681 Advanced Design Engineering - Design Project 1
      • ME 682 Advanced Design Engineering - Design Project 2
    • Specific courses: 1 from the following list:
      • ME 538 Welding Design, Fabrication and Quality Control
      • ME 555 Computer-Aided Design
      • ME 559 Finite Element Methods
      • ME 561 Fluid Power Control Systems
      • ME 566 Computational Fluid Dynamics for Engineering Design
    • General courses: 4 additional Faculty of Engineering graduate courses (subject to the approval of the Department).
    • All courses are 600 and 700 level courses and students are not allowed to take more than 2 500 level courses (courses open to both undergraduates and graduates) out of their 8 required courses.
  • Link(s) to courses
  • Graduate Studies Work Report