48 months
23958 CAD/year
6842 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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There are major changes happening all around us – climate change, aging populations, environmental degradation. As a Mechanical Engineer you would be well placed to help society meet the challenges that these changes bring. Learn more with the Mechanical Engineering program of the British Columbia Institute of Technology.



The Mechanical Engineering program of the British Columbia Institute of Technology provides you with both the theoretical and the hands-on, practical skills to become a Mechanical Engineer. With emphasis on engineering fundamentals, and problem solving and life-long learning skills the program provides an excellent environment for students to apply their knowledge in their capstone projects. The Mechanical Engineering program at BCIT gives you access to:

  • Great Faculty – Our faculty are dedicated to teaching. Many have extensive engineering, science, and industrial experience to share with students.
  • Excellent Labs – Hands-on experience with up-to-date equipment and software helps you to understand the concepts that you learn in lectures and gives you job-ready, practical skills.
  • Fantastic Career Choices – The training and education that you will receive prepares you for successful entry and advancing in your future careers, both in the related industries and graduate studies. As a graduate of this program, you can expect to obtain a position as an Engineer in Training (EIT) and you can expect to be well employed and respected in your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Materials 
  • Technical Communication for Mechanical Engineering
  • Basic Technical Mathematics for Mechanical
  • Engineering Graphics 
  • Energy Systems
  • Statics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

All applicants must complete the first year of the program before continuing to either the Bachelor of Engineering degree program or to one of the technology diploma options. Entrance requirements for the first year are listed on the program entry page for each of the Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma options.

Entrance requirements

To proceed from the diploma program into level 5 of the degree program, you must have completed:
  • BCIT Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Design Option)
  • MATH 3499 - Ordinary Differential Equations and Linear Systems for Mechanical Engineers
  • MATH 4499 - Applied Differential Equations and Vector Calculus
The number of positons in the degree is limited, so entry is competitive based on your Grade Point Average (GPA). Meeting the minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23958 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11979 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    6842 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3421 CAD per semester during 48 months.

First year:

  • home: 2976 CAD per term
  • international: 9789 CAD per term


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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