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Mechatronics Engineering

Program details

Faculty
Engineering and Applied Science

Degree
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Engineering and Management (Honours)

Experiential learning
Capstone
Co-op
Internship

Delivery method
Hybrid online/in-class
In-class

Location
Ontario Tech University, North Oshawa

Start dates
September

Length
Four or five years

Program load
Full-time

OUAC code
DEH

CEAB Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)

Overview

Professor and student examining data Integrate mechanical and electrical engineering, and learn how to produce new devices, consumer products, high-tech automobile systems and robots.

Foundation year

All Engineering students begin with a common foundation year, regardless of the program of study. During the foundation year, you will learn about the various Engineering programs available. 

Engineering and Management

There is a need for engineers with management skills. Complement the technical studies of your Engineering program with business and management courses by pursuing the five-year Bachelor of Engineering and Management (Honours) program.

Women in Engineering

A multi-year support program to help female Engineering students explore opportunities and careers, gain experience in the workforce, make a successful transition to a career in engineering and find lifelong success in a professional engineering career.  View more information about our Women in Engineering program.

Women for STEM scholarships available for eligible female students

Learning environment 

Students have access to new, modern buildings, libraries and innovative labs, including:

  • Energy Systems and Nuclear Science Research Centre (ERC)
  • Ontario Power Generation (OPG) Engineering Building
  • Robotics and Automation Lab 
  • Software and Informatics Research Center (SIRC)
  • Jeffery Boyce Engineering Innovation and Design Studio
  • ACE Facilities

I initially chose Ontario Tech because of the small community size as well as the Mechatronics Engineering program, but I quickly came to realize that there were a wide range of other things I could be excited about—community events, sports games and the Ambassador program. Overall, I've been very happy about my experience here and I'm looking forward to an amazing final year. David Akinyemi Bachelor in Engineering (Honours) in Mechatronics Engineering Class of 2022


Admissions

Admissions


Current Ontario secondary school students must complete the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six 4U or 4M credits including English (ENG4U) with a minimum grade of 60 per cent, Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U), Chemistry (SCH4U), and Physics (SPH4U). In addition, a combined minimum of 70 per cent average in prerequisite math and science courses is required, with no grade below 60 per cent. Applicants with credentials from outside Ontario should visit the Admissions section.

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.


Last year's cut-off70 per cent
Expected cut-offHigh 70s

Program details

Faculty
Engineering and Applied Science

Degree
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Engineering and Management (Honours)

Experiential learning
Capstone
Co-op
Internship

Delivery method
Hybrid online/in-class
In-class

Location
Ontario Tech University, North Oshawa

Start dates
September

Length
Four or five years

Program load
Full-time

OUAC code
DEH

CEAB Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB)

Contact information

Career opportunities

  • Automation engineer
  • Controls engineer
  • Electro-mechanical systems engineer
  • Real-time systems engineer
  • Robotics engineer 

Experiential learning

The university’s proximity to some of the largest automotive and manufacturing companies in Canada provides many opportunities for work placements. Optional internship and co-op placements are available to provide you with the opportunity to gain meaningful engineering experience. 


Did you know?

companies provide internship and co-op opportunities
of students are employed within six months of graduation
median upper year class size
  • Sample courses
    • Actuators and Power Electronics
    • Concurrent Engineering and Design
    • Industrial Automation
    • Introduction to Real-Time Embedded Systems
    • Mechatronics Design
    • Microprocessors and Digital Systems
    • Object-Oriented Programming and Design
    • Robotics and Automation
    • Sensors and Instrumentation 

    A full program map is available in the Undergraduate Academic Calendar. Courses are subject to change without notice.