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Aerospace Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze, and interpret scientific data; and analyze quantitative information
  • Proficiency at problem solving including defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives, analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem, and making well-informed decisions
  • Verbal and written communication skills – ability to summarize, condense and organize ideas and information; ability to articulate, explain, and teach technical information to others; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Ability to contribute productively to multidisciplinary teams of various sizes
  • Research methodology including the ability to extract relevant information from literature, design and conduct relevant experiments, and use various techniques for data analysis
  • Mathematical principles and techniques
  • Ability to manage projects, budgets, resources, and people
  • Computer skills including experience using specialized computer software for engineering system analysis and design
  • Creativity as applied to problem solving and design
  • Foundations in the key disciplines of dynamics, thermofluids, solid mechanics, and materials that are essential to the design of airframes, space platforms, and propulsion systems
  • Thorough understanding of aircraft aerodynamics, performance, control, and propulsion technologies; aerospace structures, systems, and vehicle design; aerospace electronics and systems; or space systems design (depending on the specialization stream selected)
  • Aerospace design and manufacturing industry
  • Airline and space operations
  • Government research laboratories
  • Aircraft certification and accident investigation authorities
  • Educational institutions
  • Conceptual/Mechanical Designer
  • Engineering Cost Analyst
  • Aerospace Engineering Officer
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Manufacturing Engineering Planner
  • Additive Manufacturing Design Engineer
  • Director of Modeling & Simulation
  • Quality Assurance Engineering
  • Project Manager and Systems Engineering
  • Engineering Sales
  • Mechanical Engineering Analyst
  • Policy Analyst
Architectural Conservation and Sustainability Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Critical thinking, analytical thinking, attention to detail;
  • Organize, analyze and interpret scientific data, analyze quantitative information;
  • Problem solving skills, defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives, analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem, decision making skills;
  • Verbal and written communication, ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis;
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles;
  • Knowledge of building science and building physics;
  • Knowledge of the integrated building design process and the role of all building design professionals;
  • Thorough understanding of building systems and how they operate;
  • Knowledge of building conservation and restorative techniques; Experience working with other professionals, including architects and engineers in other disciplines

Areas of Employment

  • Architectural Firms
  • Building Conservation Consulting
  • Building Heritage Organizations
  • Construction Firms
  • Engineering Consulting Firms
  • Environmental Consulting Firms
  • Government Research Laboratories
  • Municipalities and Other Levels of Government

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Building Science and Structural Consultant
  • Energy Auditors / Commissioning Agents
  • Energy and Sustainability Analysts and Consultants
  • Building Systems Specialists
  • Conservation / Rehabilitation Engineers
  • Engineers and Policy Makers at Utility Programs and Government Agencies
  • Structural Design Engineers
  • Conservators
  • Project Manager
  • Indoor Air Quality Consultants
Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze, and interpret scientific data; and analyze quantitative information
  • Proficiency at problem solving including defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives, analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem, and making well-informed decisions
  • Verbal and written communication skills – ability to summarize, condense and organize ideas and information; ability to articulate, explain, and teach technical information to others; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Ability to contribute productively to multidisciplinary teams of various sizes
  • Research methodology including the ability to extract relevant information from literature, design and conduct relevant experiments, and use various techniques for data analysis
  • Mathematical principles and techniques
  • Ability to manage projects, budgets, resources, and people
  • Computer skills including specialized computer software for engineering system analysis and design
  • Creativity as applied to problem solving and design
  • Ability to bridge understanding between scientific and non-scientific communities
  • Operate scientific and lab equipment
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data
  • Fundamentals in basic science, mathematics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, materials as well as specialized courses in biomechanics and biomedical device design
  • Health care establishments
  • Medical facilities
  • Development of health care technologies
  • Management
  • Engineering consulting firms
  • Educational institutions
  • Product Engineer
  • Engineering Analyst
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Principal Component Engineer
  • Human Factors Specialist
  • System Engineer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Operations Analyst
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Emerging Technology Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Senior Regulatory Affairs Officer
  • Systems and Test Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Engineer
  • Robotics Software Developer
Civil Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze and interpret scientific data; analyze quantitative information
  • Problem solving skills; defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; decision making skills
  • Verbal and written communication; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles
  • Knowledge in structural engineering; design and construction buildings and bridges, analysis and assessment of existing structures
  • Abilities to plan and design safer systems (highway) and facilities for traveling and transportation
  • Skills to evaluate and design subsurface soil and rock as building foundations, and as the framework for structures such as tunnels and mines
  • Handle tasks in municipal governments such as road or bridge maintenance, water and waste water treatment, waste management and urban planning

Areas of Employment

  • Construction Firms
  • Engineering Design/Consulting Firms
  • Municipalities and Other Levels of Government
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Sanitary Services
  • Geotechnical/Foundation Engineering
  • Transportation Industry
  • Urban and Municipal Planning
  • Water Resources

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Building/Construction Inspector
  • Consultant
  • Facility Engineer
  • Field  Engineer
  • Foundation Engineer
  • Municipal Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Material Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Construction Site Engineer
  • Transportation Engineer
Communications Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • An understanding of how information of all kinds is represented, transmitted and received, in both analog and digital forms
  • An understanding of communications theory and practice, design and analysis, and components, systems, software and applications
  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze and interpret scientific data; analyze quantitative information
  • Problem solving skills; defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; decision making skills
  • Verbal and written communication; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports papers and grant proposals; proficient in memorization
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles

Areas of Employment

  • Broadcasting Industry
  • Computer Industry
  • Consulting
  • Government Departments
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Research and Development
  • Sales and Management
  • Telecommunications Industry
  • Transportation

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Application Engineering Specialist
  • Communications Engineer Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Engineering
  • Engineering Project Leader
  • Process Engineering Specialist
  • Radio Systems Project Manager
  • Senior Operations Engineering
  • Senior Satellite Systems Engineering
  • Senior Solution Designer
  • Software Designer
  • System Engineering
  • Technical Advisor
  • Technical Security Analyst
  • Writer and Communications Consultant
Computer Systems Engineering

Skills and Knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • A strong understanding of computer systems organization and communications as well as electronics, real time systems and software engineering
  • Critical thinking; analytical/logical thinking; attention to detail
  • Conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze and interpret scientific data: analyze quantitative information
  • Problem solving skills; defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; decision making skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills – ability to summarize, condense and organize ideas and information; ability to articulate, explain, and teach technical information to others; ability to question and probe to solve computer problems; proficient in memorization
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles
  • Programming
  • Computer systems design

Areas of Employment

  • Aerospace and Automotive
  • Applications Development
  • Computer and Programming Services
  • Computer Consulting Firms
  • Computer Manufacturers
  • Control and Automation Engineering
  • Educational Institutions
  • Government Departments and Agencies (all levels)
  • Hi-tech Industry (computer and information networks)
  • Software Engineering
  • Telecommunications

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Aerospace and automotive
  • Computer Software Technologist
  • Control and Automation Engineering
  • Director of Electronic Warfare Systems
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Global Solutions Consultant
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • IT Professional
  • Program Manager
  • Research Assistant
  • Security Architect
  • Senior Design Verification Engineer
  • Software Development
  • Strategic Adviser
  • System Designer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Architect
  • Systems Security Compliance Services
Electrical Engineering

Skills and Knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Understanding of electrical power, digital and analog electronics, and electromagnetics and their essential role in modern society.
  • Experience using computer tools for device, circuit, and system design, synthesis and verification
  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze and interpret scientific data; analyze quantitative information
  • Problem solving skills; defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; decision making skills
  • Verbal and written communication; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles
  • Computer skills

Areas of Employment

  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Control and Instrumentation Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Electrical Energy Production and Transmission
  • Fibre Optics and Laser Design
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Internet and Computer Technologies
  • Telecommunications

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Aircraft System Engineer
  • Application Engineering Specialist
  • ASIC Verification Engineer
  • Data Engineering Lead
  • Electrical Coordinator
  • Electrical Designer
  • IT Specialist
  • Lighting Applications and Controls Specialist
  • Network Design Engineer
  • Process Engineering Specialist
  • Project Director
  • Senior Systems Analyst
  • Software Engineer
  • Test Engineer
  • Welding Engineering Specialist
Engineering Physics

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Broad knowledge of scientific foundations for Engineering
  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze and interpret scientific data; analyze quantitative information
  • Problem solving skills; defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; developing research models
  • Observation and decision making skills
  • Verbal and written communication; ability to write logical and well-reasoned technical and research reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles
  • Computer skills

Areas of Employment

  • Administration and Management
  • Applied Research and Development
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Consulting Firms
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Control and Instrumentation Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Educational Institutions
  • Electrical Energy Production and Transmission
  • Fibre Optics and Laser Design
  • Government Research and Regulation
  • Healthcare Sector – Medical Device Development
  • Hi-tech Industry
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Internet and Computer Technologies
  • Telecommunications

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Assistant Professor
  • Embedded Software Engineer
  • Junior Microelectronics Design
  • Junior Software Component Engineer
  • Marine Systems Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Designer
  • Medical Physicist
  • Optical Product Manager
  • Radar Systems Engineer
  • Research Engineer
  • Satellite Control systems Engineer
  • Senior Manager of Detector Engineer
  • Senior Program Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Structural Designer
Environmental Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Critical thinking; analytical/logical thinking; attention to detail
  • Abilities to conduct and clearly explain scientific research, to organize, analyze, and interpret scientific data, and to analyze quantitative information
  • Problem solving skills; defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; decision making skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills – ability to summarize, condense and organize ideas and information; ability to articulate, explain, and teach technical information to others; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles
  • Knowledge in life-cycle analysis and environmental impact assessment to the design of industrial wastewater treatment processes and waste containment systems for solid and hazardous waste water treatment.
  • Assessment and design of air quality control and contaminated site remediation
  • Developing clean energy sources, safe and secure supply of drinking water

Areas of Employment

  • Consulting Firms
  • Educational Institutions
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Federal and Provincial Regulatory Agencies
  • Natural resource management industries
  • Municipalities
  • Research Institutions

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Municipal Engineer
  • Energy Engineer
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Geoscientist
  • Environmental Officer
  • Project Engineer
  • Reliability Engineer
  • Facility Engineer
  • Research Engineer
Mechanical Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze, and interpret scientific data; and analyze quantitative information
  • Proficiency at problem solving including defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives, analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem, and making well-informed decisions
  • Verbal and written communication skills – ability to summarize, condense and organize ideas and information; ability to articulate, explain, and teach technical information to others; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Ability to contribute productively to multidisciplinary teams of various sizes
  • Research methodology including the ability to extract relevant information from literature, design and conduct relevant experiments, and use various techniques for data analysis
  • Mathematical principles and techniques
  • Ability to manage projects, budgets, resources, and people
  • Computer skills including experience using specialized computer software for engineering system analysis and design
  • Creativity as applied to problem solving and design
  • Understanding of the fundamental areas of design and the engineering sciences that relate to the broad discipline of mechanical engineering
  • Core knowledge of design, dynamics, thermodynamics, solid mechanics, materials, fluid mechanics, control systems, robotics, and heat transfer
  • Specialized applied knowledge based on the selected field of practice
  • Manufacturing industry
  • Energy utilities
  • Government and industry laboratories
  • Building services and plant engineering
  • Transportation industry
  • Consulting engineering firms
  • Administration
  • Educational institutions
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Designer
  • Test Technologist
  • Mechanical Engineering Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Mechanical Engineering Specialist
  • Industrial Designer
  • Structural Repair Engineer
  • Laser Technology Engineer
  • Junior Integrated Logistics Support Engineer
  • Mechanical Facility Designer
  • Mechanical Estimator
  • Facilities Assistant
  • Mechanical Service Coordinator
  • Safety Research Engineer
Software Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Knowledge of computing theory and practice; processes, methods and tools for developing software systems; and regulatory and social issues
  • Ability to specify, design, implement and maintain complex software systems
  • Critical thinking; analytical/logical thinking; attention to detail
  • Conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze and interpret scientific data; analyze quantitative information
  • Problem solving skills; defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives; analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem; decision making skills
  • Verbal and written communication skills – ability to summarize, condense and organize ideas and information; ability to articulate, explain, and teach technical information to others; ability to question and probe to solve computer problems; proficient in memorization
  • Knowledge of research methodology and various techniques of data analysis
  • Strong grasp of mathematical principles
  • Programming
  • Computer systems design

Areas of Employment

  • Aerospace and Automotive
  • Applications Development
  • Computer and Programming Services
  • Computer and Software Industries
  • Computer Consulting Firms
  • Educational Institutions
  • Financial Institutions
  • Government Departments and Agencies (all levels)
  • Hi-tech Industry
  • Information Processing Industries
  • Information Technology Industries
  • Robotics Industries
  • Telecommunications Industries

Job Titles of Program Graduates

  • Aerospace and Automotive
  • Analytics Developer
  • Application Software Developer
  • Assistant Professor
  • Business Development Manager
  • Data Engineer
  • IT Professional
  • Network Test Software Engineer
  • Senior Systems Analyst
  • Site Reliability Engineer
  • Software Architect
  • Software Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Support Specialist
  • Technical Advisor
Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering

Skills and knowledge you may gain from your program:

  • Critical thinking; analytical thinking; attention to detail
  • Ability to conduct and clearly explain scientific research; organize, analyze, and interpret scientific data; and analyze quantitative information
  • Proficiency at problem solving including defining problems, approaching topics and problems from various perspectives, analyzing multiple dimensions of a problem, and making well-informed decisions
  • Verbal and written communication skills – ability to summarize, condense and organize ideas and information; ability to articulate, explain, and teach technical information to others; ability to write logical and well-reasoned reports, papers and grant proposals
  • Ability to contribute productively to multidisciplinary teams of various sizes
  • Research methodology including the ability to extract relevant information from literature, design and conduct relevant experiments, and use various techniques for data analysis
  • Mathematical principles and techniques
  • Ability to manage projects, budgets, resources, and people
  • Computer skills including experience using specialized computer software for engineering system analysis and design
  • Creativity as applied to problem solving and design
  • Core skills and laboratory work appropriate for a career in industry or the public sector
  • Focus on either electrical or mechanical engineering aspects of the energy sector
  • Understanding of basic and applied science related to electronics, systems, environmental issues, heat transfer, and thermodynamics
  • Energy-intensive industries
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Power utilities including generating facilities
  • Energy distribution networks
  • Smart grids
  • Construction industry
  • Renewable energy manufacturing industry
  • Hybrid vehicle design industry
  • Service industries specializing in energy efficiency
  • International aid organizations
  • Government departments and agencies (all levels)
  • Industrial research organizations
  • Educational institutions
  • Renewable Energy Analyst
  • Engineering Consultant
  • Solar Site Inspector
  • Green Energy Intern
  • Distribution Engineering
  • Energy Assessor
  • Director of Energy and Sustainability Services
  • Energy Efficiency Consultant
  • Building Energy Consultant
  • Environmental Project Analyst
  • Energy Project Coordinator
  • Junior Research Assistant
  • Technical Advisor
  • Senior Manager of Energy and Facilities
  • Energy Systems Engineering Technologist

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