Faculty of Engineering - Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

Program description

Engineering uses the principles of math and science to find practical solutions to problems or needs. Engineers develop the technological tools that enable us to live better lives (computer chips, hydro dams, artificial limbs, etc.). Though the field of engineering is diverse the skill set one needs in areas such as biology, water resource management, environmental protection and computing systems are common. Basic sciences, engineering sciences, math, and engineering design are only the foundation courses. An engineering education is much broader. Some have called it the "liberal arts" of the 21st century!


Program options

Degree options

B.Sc. (Eng.) Bachelor of Science in Engineering - 4 years
M.Sc. (Eng.) Master of Engineering
Ph.D.  Doctor of Philosophy

Program options

  • Biosystems Engineering
  • Civil Engineering 
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Interesting courses and unique opportunities

Interesting courses

  • Robotics
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Air Pollution Assessment & Management

Co-op options
Co-op and internship programs are available in each of our programs

Exchange opportunities
International exchange opportunities are available in each of our programs

Notes: options available in Environment, Aerospace, Manufacturing
Minors available in Arts, Music, Mathematics, Computer Science, Management


Professional opportunities

  • Astronaut
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Bio-medical designer
  • Software engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Agricultural engineer
  • Project manager
  • Designer
  • Electrical designer

Note: with an engineering degree you are equipped to pursue almost any career you desire. The problem solving skills acquired in engineering are valuable to all kinds of employers, and many of our graduates start their own companies.


Admission Requirements

Visit the Engineering Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants) application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.


What is unique about this program at the U of M?

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba leads the country in the graduation of design-ready engineers. For the past decade we have been the only engineering school in Canada with an associate dean of design education. The University of Manitoba is the oldest engineering school in Canada, founded in 1907 with programs accredited in Canada and recognized internationally. The Friends of Engineering, an external group of industry leaders, are actively involved in the Faculty, and work to keep our programs relevant.

The University of Manitoba Engineering Faculty is home to the following:

  • ISIS Canada Research Network (Intelligent Sensing for Innovative Structures), one of Canada’s Networks of Centres of Excellence
  • Canada's only, Alternative Village, and real-world laboratory site with several buildings designed and built with alternative building materials, and using alternative energy

Important links

Faculty of Engineering
Design Engineering 
Graduate Programs