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Master of Engineering - Mechanical Automotive

The Co-operative Education Program offers students the opportunity to combine their classroom experiences with related work experiences. Students who apply and are accepted into the Co-operative Education Program must successfully complete one paid work experience that is four months in length. The experience gained while participating in a supervised work placement is viewed as an integral component of the student's educational program. Students will make contacts and build their networks, which will help them find employment upon graduation. There is no better way than this to begin formulating your future career plan.

Master of Engineering Mechanical Engineering (Automotive) Co-op

The number of available spots is limited, so only the most qualified candidates will be admitted. Students must meet the following minimum admissions requirements to be considered:

  • Must apply for admission into the co-op option in study term one 

  • Must be registered in three courses in study term one, three courses in study term two, and two courses in study term three 

  • Must maintain a minimum 73% cumulative average and not more than one outstanding grade below 70% on transcript 

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills 

  • Must be enrolled in full-time studies in the Engineering program 

  • Must not be on leave of absence when taking Transform; Job Marketability Strategies and Techniques or during the job competition 

  • Must not be planning on taking any courses during the work term 

  • Must not end their program on a work term (i.e. must be returning to school following the completion of the work term)

Application Requirements:

  • Must be registered in three courses in study term one 

Continuous Requirement:

  • Must maintain a minimum 73% cumulative average and not more than one outstanding grade of 70% or lower on transcript 

   Term 1     

   Study (Transform)    

   Term 2


   Term 3


   Term 4


Each student accepted into the program will have to complete a non-credit job readiness program, Transform during their first study term. A pass in Transform will allow students to move onto the job competition, where they compete for placement opportunities.

Students can apply for the Master of Engineering Co-op prior to starting their first semester.  

After accepting an offer of admission, students will be invited to attend a Co-op Information Session via webinar. Detailed instructions will be provided to the students as to how to apply to the co-op program. All students will have the opportunity to apply for co-op, however it is a highly competitive and placement opportunity may not be available for all students. 

Placement Not Guaranteed: 

The process of securing a placement must be a partnership between students and the office of Co-operative Education and Workplace Partnerships. Although every effort is made to find enough work term positions for all students enrolled in the Co-op program, no guarantee of employment can be made. Securing a placement will depend entirely upon the student’s succcess during the application and interview process. 

For more information, contact the Co-op Office
Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre, Suite 132

Please Note: Automotive MEng Program is managed by the Centre for Executive and Professional Education.

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