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.
Students are responsible for reviewing the general information and regulations section of the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar.
Length of program
- 1 mandatory course and 3 elective courses must be completed within two years (six terms).
- Study option(s)
Additional program information
- The GDip in Green Energy program uses a state-of-the-art interactive instruction facility called the Live-Link. This remote learning environment is enabled through the use of smart boards and multi-point interactive video conferencing.
- The Live-Link technology provides an immersive, real-time experience where students seamlessly participate with the instructor and others in the class as if they were in the same location.
- If students miss a class, they will have the opportunity to watch a recorded session of the class and email questions to the instructor.
- When using the E5 Live System the minimum requirements to ensure the quality of the experience are:
- Up to date computer or laptop with 1GB video card and current drivers.
- Wired network connection with a minimum 1 Mbps to 2 Mbps upload speed.
- Web camera, microphone, speakers or headphones.
- Microsoft Windows OS or current Mac OS (Linux is not supported at this time).
- The Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering requires either (i) a 75% overall standing in the last two years, or equivalent, in a relevant four-year Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent or (ii) a 75% overall standing or equivalent, in a relevant four-year Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent, as the minimum requirement for admission to a Master's program for applicants educated at a Canadian institution. A 75% overall standing or equivalent, in a relevant four-year Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent is the minimum requirement for admission to a Master's program for applicants educated outside of Canada.
- Number of references: 2
Type of references:
1 must be academic
English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)
- Graduate Academic Integrity Module (Graduate AIM)
- The GDip program is completed by taking 4 graduate level courses and without pursuing a formal graduate studies degree program. Students can study part-time, taking 1 course per term, or full-time, taking 2 courses per term. 1 mandatory course and 3 elective courses must be completed within two years (six terms).
- Students must complete the following courses:
- Mandatory course:
- ME 659 Energy and Environment
- Choose 3 electives from the following list of courses:
- ME 751 Fuel Cell Technology
- ME 753 Solar Energy
- ME 760 Special Topics in Thermal Energy: Building Energy Performance
- ME 760 Special Topics in Thermal Energy: Low Energy Building Systems
- ME 760 Special Topics in Thermal Energy: Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gases
- ME 765 Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics: Wind Energy
- Link(s) to courses