B.Sc. On Campus

Manufacturing Engineering

University of British Columbia

48 months
1374 CAD/credit 41220 CAD/year
183 CAD/credit 5490 CAD/year
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Study the entire manufacturing process, from design concept and manufacturing of mechanical parts through to product delivery, in University of British Columbia's Manufacturing Engineering program. In fourth year, you'll have the chance to specialize in production management on the Okanagan campus or technical manufacturing on the Vancouver campus.


Manufacturing Engineering looks at the entire manufacturing process, from the design concept, engineering analysis, and manufacturing of individual mechanical parts through to product delivery. While Mechanical Engineering examines the theory and applications of machines, Manufacturing Engineering program from University of British Columbia, focuses on the design and manufacturing of machines.

After completing a common first year in Applied Science, you’ll take courses in mechanical, materials, electrical and computer engineering, plus specifically designed Manufacturing Engineering courses in manufacturing processes, production systems management, and industrial automation.

Your future

Given their ability to develop products, plan processes, and optimize production environments, manufacturing engineers have excellent employment opportunities in:

  • Industrial and government research facilities
  • Government and regulatory agencies
  • Rubber, plastics, and chemical manufacturing
  • Manufactured mineral products
  • Computer and electronics manufacturing
  • Transportation manufacturing
  • Consulting for professional business and educational services

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Manufacturing Engineering Laboratory
  • Production Systems Management 
  • Manufacturing Engineering Project 
  • Engineering Measurements and Instrumentation
  • Production Systems Management 
  • Industrial Automation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to UBC, you must successfully meet the general admission requirements that apply to all applicants, as well as the degree-specific requirements that depend on which country you’re applying from and what degree(s) you’re applying to.
    • English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are nine different ways to meet the English Language Admission Standard.
    • Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior secondary school

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41220 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1374 CAD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    5490 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 183 CAD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Kelowna

1296 - 1928 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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