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Mechanical Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)

Explore clean energy systems and renewable technologies. Study automotive, aerospace, marine and robotic systems. Investigate the manufacturing processes we use to produce advanced materials and micro-devices. Work in teams and solve real-world problems.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op required

Areas of focus

  • Advanced materials
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Computer-aided engineering and advanced manufacturing
  • Energy systems
  • Mechatronics
  • Thermofluids and aerodynamics


  • Aerospace engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Energy systems engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Product design engineer
  • Robotics engineer

Sample courses

  • Mechanics of Solids I - MECH 220
  • Thermodynamics - MECH 240
  • Fluid Mechanics - MECH 345
  • Engineering Design - MECH 350
  • Energy Conversion - MECH 390
  • Robotics - MECH 430
  • Aircraft Design - MECH 475
  • Ocean Engineering - MECH 446
  • Solar Energy Engineering - MECH 450E


Apply to the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

If you're a high school student, you will declare Mechanical Engineering as your program after one year of full-time study.

If you're a transfer student, select Mechanical Engineering as your preferred program when you submit your application to UVic.

If you have a technology diploma in mechanical engineering (or a related discipline), Camosun College offers a one-year Engineering Bridge program that will enable you to enter third-year engineering studies at UVic. Consult with UVic's Engineering Advisor ( for more information.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

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