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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

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Sustainable Energy Systems - Bridge*

Faculty Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science
Location North Oshawa campus location
Start dates May
Length Five semesters
Program load Full-time
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Admission requirements: Ontario College Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering Technology* or Mechanical Engineering Technology*, with a minimum mid-70s average.

General information

The Bachelor of Technology (BTech) in Sustainable Energy Systems program ensures graduates possess a deep familiarity with the technologies associated with energy systems and various technological options, as well as the skills to continually assess new energy technologies and changes to energy systems. Graduates will also possess business and communication skills that will help them put their technical knowledge to use. Graduates will be well versed in the strengths and limitations of various energy supply options, which depend on local and regional conditions. Graduates will also develop a thorough understanding of regulatory and political aspects of energy supply.

*This program will not be running during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Admission requirements

Ontario College Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) in Chemical Engineering Technology* or Mechanical Engineering Technology*, with a minimum mid-70s average.

*Chemical Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology graduates from Durham College who present the minimum required average, have been pre-approved for admission. Graduates of other three-year college diploma programs should contact the Admissions office to determine their admission eligibility.

Note: Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.

Bridge requirements

Once you have completed the bridge courses with a minimum C grade in each course, you will proceed into the four-year BTech program. In recognition of your diploma, you will receive 13 courses towards your 40-course BTech degree.

Last year's cut-off N/A
Expected cut-off Low 70s

How to apply

The application process and important dates/deadlines are outlined on our college-to-university transfer applicant page.

Program curriculum

Sample courses: 

  • Mechanical Equipment and Systems
  • Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Systems 
  • Energy Policy, Standards and Safety 
  • Environmental Protection Systems
  • Solar Energy Techniques
  • Fluid Mechanics for Energy Systems
  • Low Carbon Technologies

Experiential learning

We offer a wide range of optional internship and co-op opportunities to help you gain valuable, relevant work experience to promote networking and lifelong career success.
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