How to Apply

Please note: Our application process is different from other departments at the University of Alberta, please be sure to follow each of these steps carefully. Applications that do not meet these requirements will not be considered.


When applying to Graduate Programs (MSc&PhD) in Mechanical Engineering you must first find a supervisor. An application cannot proceed without one.

Step
 1. Check Admission Requirements to see if you qualify for our Graduate Programs
2.
You must find a Supervisor to support your application. An application cannot proceed without one. You must contact professors directly. If you visit our Research Areas you can click on each area to find the professors doing research in that field. You will find their contact information and links to their research as well.
3.
If you are able to find a Supervisor willing to support you, the Supervisor must contact the Graduate Applications Assistant to confirm their interest. Once your Supervisor has confirmed interest you will be invited to complete the Online Application. Be sure to check the Application Deadlines.
4.
Review the Required Supporting Documents page to be sure you are uploading the needed documents in the correct format.
5.
Once the online application is complete and submitted the application will be reviewed by the department and sent to your Supervisor where support will be considered.

If the application is approved by your Supervisor, it will proceed to Step 6.
If the application is not approved, the student will be informed by email and the application will not proceed further.
6.
Once your application is approved in Step 5 it will be sent to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) for final approval.

If the application is approved, it will go to Step 7.
If the application is not approved, the student will be informed by email and the application will not proceed further.
7.
Once your application is approved by the FGSR

(i) The student will receive an Official Electronic Admission Letter by email from FGSR.

(ii) The Graduate Applications Assistant will prepare the financial agreement letter with the students’ Supervisor. The Official Electronic Financial Letter will be sent by email from the department.

Application Deadlines

MSc/PhD (thesis based)

Iran, Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China
Fall: March 15
Winter: July 15
International Students
Fall: May 15
Winter: September 15
Canadian Students
Fall: July 15
Winter: November 15

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