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Mechanical Engineering, BEng/ BEng + MBA

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Thunder Bay, Canada
Mechanical Engineering from Lakehead University is generally associated with finding solutions for real world problems in an analytical fashion using the math, science and problem-solving skills. 
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At Mechanical Engineering from Lakehead University we believe engineers must also possess excellent communication skills as well as an understanding of the business, legal, and societal issues that impact development of the technological products and processes required to meet the demands of a global economy.

As a mechanical engineer you will design, simulate, manufacture, assemble and test various systems such as engines, turbines, industrial production equipment, material handling systems, robots, machines, and mechanisms of many types.

Mechanical engineers are employed in many sectors of the economy such as power generation, transportation, and renewable energy, employing engineering sciences to solve complex problems that face our civilization.


  • Mechanical Engineer
    • HVAC Engineer
    • Mechanical Designer
    • Mechatronics Engineer
    • Renewable Energy Engineer
    • Manufacturing Engineer

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • More details:

      Fall admission:

      • January 15 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
      • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 
    • Programme intensity

      You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

      • Full-time duration 48 months
      • Duration description

        40 or 60 if BEng + MBA

    • Credits
      120 alternative credits

      120 or 150 if BEng + MBA

    • Languages
      • English
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Engineering Design

    • Statistics

    • Mechanics of Materials

    • Materials and Processes

    • Vectors and Matrices

    • Dynamics 

    • Fluid Mechanics

    • Mechanical Engineering Drawing

    • Computer Programming 

    English Language Requirements

    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

    • Minimum required score:


      The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    • Minimum required score:


      The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

    General Requirements

    • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent  
    • Program specific prerequisite courses;
    • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      32000 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 32000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    • National

      7701 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 7701 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    National tuition:

    • 2nd year - $7,416.65
    • 3rd year - $7,141.95
    • 4th year - $6,893.33

    Living costs for Thunder Bay

    • 1149 - 1720 CAD/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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