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Building up on a thorough and multidisciplinary curriculum, the teaching provided within the Mechanical Engineering Master’s program emphasizes the acquisition of broad knowledge and skills while offering specialization opportunities. It thus provides preparation both to careers in the private sector and to scientific research activities.
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Based on fundamental scientific knowledge and engineering know-how, the program develops competences in fluid and solid mechanics, biomechanics, automation, production systems and energy-related topics. It also fosters skills in advanced computation modeling and problem solving techniques.
Mechanical engineers can significantly contribute to sensible uses of natural resources, especially energy transformation, safer production of essential goods and transportation issues. The progress of healthcare and other developments for our society also provides diverse career opportunities. The Master in Mechanical Engineering is an excellent gateway to careers in the private sector or to scientific research activities.
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Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a reputable university.
English, with some optional courses taught in French.
You will find the complete curriculum, a list and description of courses, as well as recommendations regarding the Minor’s and the Specialization’s choice on the Mechanical Engineering section’s specific pages.
Please note that the information regarding the programs’ structure as well as details of the study plan may be subject to change.