Academic Program

The Mechanical Engineering program at McMaster University provides students with a diverse education involving the application of principles of physics for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. Over their four year degree students complete a variety of projects developing essential project management, teamwork, and communication skills. Exposure to many open-ended and time constrained problems allows students to develop problem solving and time management techniques which are essential for success in the mechanical contracting industry. The program also offers a five year option which includes a specialization in management allowing students to complete business courses increasing the diversity of their education.

Awards & Activities

  • 1st place in 2015 MCAA Student Chapter Competition
  • Host project site tours
  • Host a “Meet and Greet” which brings mechanical contractors and students together
  • Participate in the MCA Canadian Student Summit
  • Visit local schools to increase awareness of mechanical contracting industry
  • Participate in MCAA Student Chapter Competition


McMaster University
1280 Main St. West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4L8

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