How to Apply

Graduate Programs Mechanical Engineering

Check Admission Requirements to see if you qualify for our Graduate Programs

For MSc/PhD (Thesis Based Programs)

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. Click here for a sample ‘letter of interest’ to potential supervisors.

If you are able to find a Supervisor willing to support you, have them 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.

For All Programs MEng (Course Based) and MSc/PhD (Thesis Based)

Complete the Online Application. Be sure to check the Application Deadlines.

Review the Required Supporting Documents page to be sure you are uploading the needed documents in the correct format on the Online Application.

Please read the Requirements for Acceptance of Uploaded Transcripts.
Once the online application is complete and submitted the application will be reviewed by the department and sent to your Supervisor (MSc/PhD) or Admissions Committee (MEng) where support will be considered.

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

If the application is approved, it will proceed.
If the application is not approved, the student will be informed by email and the application will not proceed further.

Once your application is approved by FGSR

  1. you will receive an Electronic Admission Letter from FGSR to your University of Alberta email address;
  2. following that, the Graduate Applications Assistant will prepare the financial agreement letter with your Supervisor if applicable (MSc/PhD). The Official Electronic Financial Letter will be sent by email from the department.
(Notice:) Official documents (transcripts, degree certificates, etc.) may be required upon receiving the conditional offer of admission letter.  Documents must be sent directly from the post-secondary institution to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR) office;

Application Deadlines

MEng

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

 

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