University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies, 2-29 Triffo Hall
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1

Mechanical Engineering

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Mechanical Engineering
Description The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers graduate courses and provides research facilities for well qualified students of recognized universities who wish to pursue advanced studies leading to the MEng, MSc, and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering. In addition, the Department offers a program in Engineering Management to graduate engineers of any discipline, leading to the MEng and MSc degrees in Engineering Management. The general fields of study include solid mechanics, dynamics, vibration, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, combustion, biomedical engineering, manufacturing engineering, and engineering management.
Website: Mechanical Engineering at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research: Biomechanics and Reliability Modeling; Combustion and Environment; Engineering Management; Interfacial Engineering; Mechanics and Advanced Materials; Nanotechnology and MEMS; Thermofluid Systems: Computational and Experimental.
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 30 Month(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 75
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

Applicants may also take a PTE with a minimum score of 59 or a CAEL with a minimum score of 60 in order to prove their English proficiency.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Transcripts are also required. Work experience is strongly encouraged but not required for admission.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015