What will I learn?

Study this multidimensional discipline that includes design engineering, renewable energy, developing medical diagnostic devices, advanced manufacturing and materials, robotics and automation. You will develop a broad range of technical skills and the knowledge to complete diverse engineering tasks for a cleaner and healthier environment.

Our Mechanical Engineering program is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB).

What You'll Learn

You will start with learning the fundamental knowledge that serves as the foundation for mechanical engineering.

After first year, you will have the chance to focus in and explore what you are most passionate about – Mechanism Design, Manufacturing Engineering, Instrumentation, Electrical Systems, Fluid Dynamics, Solid Mechanics and CAD (computer-aided design).

Aside from all the technical know-how, you will pick up some great soft skills – effective communication, project management, law, public policy and leadership.

After second year you can also take part in the co-op program, which will be an early start when it comes to finding your dream job.

Some Courses You'll Take

  • Engineering Graphics and CAD Modelling
  • Machine Elements Design
  • Instrumentation and Measurement Techniques
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Application of Simulation Tools for Design and Analysis
  • Solid Mechanics and Materials Lab
  • Macro and Micro Manufacturing Methods
  • Electrical Systems for Mechanical Engineers

Career Paths Include

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Medical Device Developer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Energy & Clean Technology Developer

Which department am I in?

Lassonde School of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$37,243.00 (US$ 30,098) per year
Application deadline

Expected October 2021

Start date

10 January 2022


Lassonde School of Engineering

York University,

4700 Keele Street,


Ontario (ON),

M3J 1P3, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must hold a US Grade 12 diploma plus SAT and/or ACT examination scores. Other English Language Requirements accepted: York English Language Test with a Overall band: 1-5; TOEFL: Computer-based: 220,Paper-based: 560; Test de français international(TFI) with a Overall score: 785.

For international students

Students need to have: Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD); Six 4U/4M courses, including ENG4U, NBE4U or FRA4U. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Canada.

Accepted Language Tests and Scores

TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language iBT: 83

IELTS International English Language Testing Service (Academic Module): 6.5

Pearson PTE Academic: 60

Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL): 60

Cambridge English Language Assessment (CAE, CPE): 176 from C1 Advanced

Duolingo: 115

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
  • Fleming College