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Study engineering at Ontario Tech University

Read up why Ontario Tech University is the among the best engineering institutions

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) is situated in the city of Oshawa (Ontario, Durham Region) and is a convenient (less than an hour's) drive from downtown Toronto. Globally, the university ranks 1098 and stands at 29 among Canadian institutions.*  

Offering a technology-rich learning environment to its students where students receive devices loaded with the program and industry-specific software, the University is known for its national award-winning Mobile Learning program that allows all students to enjoy equal access to the same technology, resources and services. 

If you have been considering to enrol in an engineering program at Ontario Tech University, here’s all you need to know:

Popular engineering programs

The university provides with a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs. In addition, it also offers bridge programs to extend opportunities for college graduates allowing them to turn their diplomas into university degrees. 

  • Undergraduate programs: Their undergraduate portfolio comprises of Automotive Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Energy Specialization, Mechatronics Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Smart Grid Specialization, Software Engineering (with the Internet of Things Specialization) and Software Engineering

  • Masters programs: Their most popular engineering courses at master’s level are Automotive Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Technology Security, Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering. 

Study engineering at Ontario Tech University


Eligibility criteria 

All engineering students have a common foundation year, irrespective of which study program they choose. While here we are mentioning the most common eligibility requirements, it is recommended that you check specific requirements pertaining to your desired engineering course at the university. You can always reach out to your IDP counsellor who can help you understand the criteria in detail. 

I. For an undergraduate program

  • Either – CBSE awarded All India Senior School Certificate or CISCE awarded Indian School Certificate 

  • For state board applicants, Pre-University/ Intermediate/ Senior Secondary School Higher Secondary/Certificate is mandatory

  • Applicants currently pursuing class 12 need to submit their final class 11 mark sheet along with a class 12 mark sheet of predicted grades

    Note: The predicted scores will only be accepted with current class 12 midterm marks

  • It’s recommended to submit the admit card copy or email the necessary information (roll, centre and school numbers) for online verification of the final CBSE/CISCE/State Board results after the release date

  • Notarised literal English translations are necessary in case the documents are issued in a language other than English

  • Proof of English language proficiency tests such as IELTS with a minimum band of 6.5 to 7 (with no sub-score below 6)

II. For a masters program

  • Four-year honours degree or equivalent in the same or closely related field of graduate study from a recognised institution

  • Grades with a B average (i.e., GPA: 3.0 on a 4.3 scale or 73%-76 overall)

    Note: The minimum B average should be in the last two full-time years (four semesters) of undergraduate work or equivalent 

  • Proof of English language proficiency tests such as IELTS with a minimum band of 6.5 

  • Two letters  of recommendation or referee details and a resume

Tuition Fee 

The minimum annual tuition fees you’ll have to pay at the Ontario Tech University to pursue an undergraduate engineering course is $25,074 approx. and the masters course is $31,468 approx. 

Co-op education at Ontario Tech University

The University has a special Engineering Co-op and Internship Office to support all the eligible students enrolled in respective engineering programs, along with Health Physics and Radiation Science program students. The motive is to assist students all the way to find an appropriate co-op or internship placement for rendering valuable engineering work experience during the completion of the undergraduate degree program. 

The Engineering Co-op and Internship program at the university is optional, instead of a mandatory component for graduation. In the co-op program, placements can range between 4 to 16 months and offer the flexibility to decide when you want to pursue the work experience.

Some popular companies where the students of FEAS (Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science) have completed internships and co-ops include Honda, Ontario Power Generation, Tesla, Celestica, General Motors, General Electric, Volkswagen, BMW, RBC, HydroOne and other top companies.

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Employment Rate (2 years)

Employment Rate (6 months)




The Ontario Tech offers a unique opportunity to study and learn from world-renowned professors in the respective fields, using world-class infrastructure, facilities and laboratories. These faculty holds the expertise to challenge and inspire a student to step beyond boundaries and learn while broadening knowledge and understanding in the chosen field. 

To know more about the various engineering programs at Ontario Tech University and their scope, feel free to reach out to us at IDP and we’ll be more than happy to guide you.


Updated on November 23, 2020

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Shilpi Singh

Shilpi Singh is a skilled professional with over 13 years of experience and extensive knowledge of Canadian institutions and Education in Canada. Under her role of Client Relations Manager (Canada) at IDP, she is the central point of contact for client institutions and IDP Canada staff. In her role, she ensures that all IDP staff and students are updated with latest institution policies, requirements or any process related to education in Canada. 


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You must have at least 2 years of academic study in Australia at the Bachelor level or above.
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Yes, IDP have branches in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth that you can visit or you can also contact IDP Australia.
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