Career options include areas
such as:

• Project Management
• Materials Testing
• Aerospace
• Petroleum
• Robotics
• Machining
• Mining
• Consulting
• Transportation


2 & 3 year programs

If your career aspirations include the skills and knowledge to pursue a rewarding future in the manufacturing or mechanical industries then this program can offer you the solid foundation essential to achieving these goals.

Description: The Bachelor of Technology Degree in Manufacturing is designed to provide the graduate with the knowledge required by employers in the manufacturing sector. The students will receive a thorough grounding in mathematics, force and energy systems; CAD drafting and design, mechanical analysis, thermodynamics, machine design, physical metallurgy, fluid power and HVAC systems. These latter subjects are more directly applicable to industry. Theory presented in lectures is directly applied in problem solving sessions, computer aided design and manufacturing. Students who complete the BTech Manufacturing degree will be well versed in the areas of manufacturing standards, statistical process control, quality control, manufacturing cost control, and Lean Manufacturing techniques – all areas of knowledge demanded by employers in the manufacturing sector.

After the successful completion of the first 2 years (co-op or non co-op), students are eligible to graduate with a Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma. Those students wishing to complete the degree phase will have 1 additional year of student and will receive a Bachelor of Technology degree in Manufacturing.

Students from other institutions with a suitable Engineering Technology diploma may complete the degree within one year.


As a graduate of CBU Mechanical Engineering program you are
Eligible for Certification with






For more information please contact
The Department of Engineering

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