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Mechanical Engineering, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #398 (BCR) Ankara, Turkey
The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University aims its students to acquire the following knowledge, skills, and behaviors by the time of their graduation.
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The undergraduate curriculum leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at METU Middle East Technical University is spread over eighth semesters in four years. Some courses in the curriculum are also offered in summer schools, enabling the students to distribute their course loads, to catch up with the program, as well as to supplement the program with additional courses they are interested in. 

The technical electives in the fourth year of the curriculum provide the students the opportunity to get specialized in the field of their interest. All undergraduate students of Mechanical Engineering are required to spend a minimum of four weeks, twice during their undergraduate study, in industry to gain practical experience during summers.

The graduates of the B.S. program of the METU Mechanical Engineering Department:

  • are sought for in jobs related to research, development, product design, and advanced technology; they become entrepreneurs, leaders, and pioneers in their professional careers,
  • continue their career development through graduate studies and/or professional training,
  • perform their jobs considering individual, social, and environmental aspects, while adhering to ethical values in their professional careers.


METU Department of Mechanical Engineering has been accredited by ABET. (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Computer Aided Engineering Drawing 
  • Calculus with Analytic Geometry
  • General Physics 
  • Introduction to C Programming
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • Occupational Health and Safety

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.

General Requirements

  • There is no application fee
  • Photograph
  • Passport
  • High School Diploma and its translation (Turkish or English)
  • Official Transcript
  • Official Transcript Translation (Turkish or English)
  • Valid Exam Result
  • Financial Guarantee Letter
  • International Baccalaureate
  • BTEC - QCF Diploma
  • Advanced Placement Test (AP)
  • International AS and A Levels Qualification

Tuition Fee

  • International

    446 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 223 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Resident:194 TL/semester
  • Non-resident: 1.529 TL/semester

Living costs for Ankara

  • 1600 - 2350 TRY/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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