University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Mechanical Engineering (MASc)

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Graduate Programs
Field of Study:Mechanical Engineering
Description:Established in 1983, the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mechanical and Aerospatial Engineering (OCIMAE) combines the research strengths of the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Ottawa and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University. The Institute offers graduate programs leading to the degree of Master of Applied Science (MASc). Members of the Institute are involved in six main research fields: thermal and fluid engineering; solid mechanics and design; materials and manufacturing; controls and robotics; biomedical engineering; aeronautical and space engineering. Further information is posted on the departmental websites.
URL:Mechanical Engineering (MASc) at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    To be considered for admission, applicants must be the holder of a bachelor’s degree with a specialization, or a major in mechanical engineering (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 70% (B); demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills; provide at least two confidential letters of recommendation from professors who are familiar with the applicant’s work; provide a statement of purpose indicating their career goals and interests in the proposed research area; identify at least one professor who is willing and available to act as thesis supervisor; and be proficient (understand, speak and write) in English. Most of the courses in these programs are offered in English. Research activities can be conducted either in English, French or both, depending on the language used by the professor and the members of his or her research group. Note: The choice of supervisor will determine the primary campus location of the student. It will also determine which university awards the degree.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Two letters of reference and official transcripts of all previous universities attended are required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 18, 2018