The course based Master of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) will prepare graduates for leadership positions within the automotive and manufacturing industries. You will study and live in Canada for approximately one year and take a variety of topics through eight prescribed courses. These courses are selected by academic administration and will vary from year to year.
The goal of the program is to provide you with the opportunity to extend your understanding of automotive engineering principles, with an emphasis on operation, design, materials and manufacturing along with some aspects of business and management.
At the University of Windsor, you will be interacting with world-class faculty conducting cutting-edge research in the automotive area. They will be your mentors as you prepare yourself for the careers of the future. You will combine what you learn in the classroom with practical application so that you are ready for the world of opportunities that will follow your university studies.
The MEng-Mechanical Engineering (Automotive Option) consists of eight courses taught over three academic terms starting in September and January.
Courses may include:
The courses are selected by academic administration and will vary from year to year depending on current market trends in the automotive industry and availability. For a complete list of possible courses see the Graduate Calendar.
Prior to the start of the academic program, you may be required to attend six weeks of intensive English language training, (English and Academic Preparation Program). This program is designed to develop your English language skills in an academic environment and learn more about Canadian culture. Some students may be exempt from the English language course if they demonstrate exceptional English language skills and have exceeded the admission requirements.
There will also be a mandatory Automotive Engineering Preparation Program prior to the start of your academic studies. Generally, this program in held in the last week of August with daily seminars to enhance your understanding of automotive related topics and to better prepare you for your academic workload ahead. (Additional fees for this program may apply.)
While completing the last of your coursework, you may have an opportunity to participate in an optional internship. This will allow you to apply your new knowledge and skills to real world situations within various organizations. If opportunities are limited, the selection may become a competitive process. We cannot guarantee that an internship will be offered to each student.
Master of Mechanical Engineering (Automotive) Program Flyer (pdf)