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Mechanical Engineering Technology - Industrial Design

Tuition fee CA$16,618 per year

The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition (CA$15,238), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

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In this three-year advanced diploma program, you will increase your knowledge of design and engineering principles. You will learn to apply theories of design, production and marketing to gain an understanding of the steps necessary to commercialize a design idea. Your studies will introduce you to machining and production techniques, rapid prototyping, principles of mechanical design, engineering analysis, marketing, basic accounting practices, entrepreneurial skills, ergonomics, basic electricity and electronics, reverse engineering and product and design digitizing.

This program shares a common first and second-semester curriculum with the Mechanical Techniques – Tool & Die/Mould Making program. It shares a common third and fourth semester as the Mechanical Engineering Technician – Tool Design. This concept of laddering allows flexibility and options to increase levels of education incrementally.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Product development
  • Machining techniques
  • MasterCAM
  • SolidWorks
  • 3D printing and prototyping
  • CMM programming/quality assurance and inspection
  • Die design
  • Jig and fixture design
  • Mould design
  • Cost estimating
  • Reverse engineering
  • 3D scanning and model modification
  • Prototyping

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Industrial designer
  • Tool and die/mould designer
  • Mechanical engineering technologist
  • Ergonomics designer
  • General machinist
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025