Mechanical Engineering

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
29.30 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:
  • Chemistry NYA (00UL), 01Y6; Chemistry NYB (00UM);
  • Math NYA (00UN), 01Y1; Math NYB (00UP), 01Y2; Math NYC (00UQ), 01Y4;
  • Physics NYA (00UR), 01Y7; Physics NYB (00US), 01YF; Physics NYC (00UT), 01YG.
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major
Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
94.50% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors
  • 4U Physics
  • 4U Chemistry
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major
Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
94.50% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • Grade 12 Math (Precalculus or Calculus)
  • Grade 12 Physics
  • Grade 12 Chemistry
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major
Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
A- average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: Pre-calculus; Chemistry and Physics
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (Subject Tests must include Math and one of Chemistry or Physics)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major
Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major
Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

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Overview

Mechanical engineers are involved in the conception, design, implementation and operation of a variety of mechanical systems, from bicycles and space shuttles to espresso machines. This program will help you gain expertise that can be used in aerospace, energy, manufacturing, machinery and transportation.

The Mechanical Engineering degree offers three areas of specialization so you can study what you're most passionate about:

  • Design emphasizes problems involved in designing processes and products, especially for extreme environments.
  • Aeronautics focuses on engineering issues within the aerospace industry.
  • Mechatronics involves integrating mechanical engineering with electronic control and systems analysis in product and process designs.

Careers

With a Mechanical Engineering degree, you can work in design, manufacturing and operations across countless industries, like aerospace, automotive, biomechanics, energy and power conversion, robotics, manufacturing, food processing, pulp and paper, textiles, heavy machinery and household appliances. Mechanical engineers can also become skilled project managers and executives.

You can become a professional:

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • CAD technician
  • Technical specialist

 


Possible minors

Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.

Minors that complement this program:

Learn more about how majors and minors work


Related majors

Discover these related majors:

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Engineering.

See full admission requirements for more information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required for your application. 

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