Department of Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers students the opportunity to pursue an exceptional, high quality education in Canada's largest mechanical engineering department.

Our 1,450 students (1000 undergraduate and 450 graduate) learn in a thriving and dynamic environment emphasizing solid academics and sound hands-on skills. We offer traditional and co-op undergraduate programs (including a biomedical co-op option), as well as Master of Engineering, Master of Science, and PhD graduate programs.

Our students have exciting research and extracurricular opportunities; from the Undergraduate Research Program to the many student club groups focusing on robotics, autonomous flight, F-1 racing, rocketry, biomechanics, satelites, permaculture, hydrogen powered vehicles, and many others there is something for every student to be passionate about.

Our department is home to world-class research, with many of our researchers internationally renowned experts. Owing to the very high quality of our programs, the majority of our students experience excellent employment opportunities following graduation. We have many alumni who have gone on to change the world in amazing ways. Indeed, the sky's the limit for our students, staff, and alumni!

 

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We offer a variety of graduate programs, from Master's to PhDs. Find out more here.

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Undergrad Programs

We offer undergraduate degrees in Mechanical Engineering, starting from a common first year program. Learn more about what we have to offer.

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Department of Mechanical Engineering
10th Floor, Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering
University of Alberta
9211 116 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada  T6G 1H9

For general inquiries to the Department:
Phone: 780-492-4272
Email: mecadmin@ualberta.ca

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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Welcome

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers students the opportunity to pursue an exceptional, high quality education in Canada's largest mechanical engineering department.

Our 1,360 students (1000 undergraduate and 360 graduate) learn in a thriving and dynamic environment emphasizing solid academics and sound hands-on skills. We offer traditional and co-op undergraduate programs (including a biomedical co-op option), as well as Master of Engineering, Master of Science, and PhD graduate programs.

Our students have exciting research and extracurricular opportunities, from the Undergraduate Research Program, to the Formula SAE team that annually designs, builds, and competes a race car, to Engineers Without Borders, to many more.

Our department is home to world-class research, with many of our researchers internationally renowned experts. Owing to the very high quality of our programs, the majority of our students experience excellent employment opportunities following graduation. We have many alumni who have gone on to change the world in amazing ways. Indeed, the sky's the limit for our students, staff, and alumni!

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