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Mechanical Engineering (PhD)

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 12,418

Course Accredited By


  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree

This is a Research based Program.

An applicant for admission to a course of graduate studies leading to the PhD degree in engineering must normally be a graduate of a recognized university with a research-based master's degree in engineering or applied science.

  • Applicants with degrees in related fields will be considered but will normally require strengthening of their background in engineering
  • At the discretion of the Program Graduate Committee, Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) may be required.
  • The Mechanical Engineering graduate program recognizes the close relationship between advanced level education and the advancement of knowledge, and is committed to excellence in graduate teaching and research.
  • An emphasis on fundamental scientific research and strong research collaborations with industry characterize our programs.

Areas of Specialization

  • Aerospace
  • Automotive
  • Machine dynamics and design
  • Metal forming
  • Noise and vibration (NVH)
  • Thermofluids

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • September 2024

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall:

  • M.A.Sc., Ph.D: April 1
  • MEng: Please review the our website for admission availablity

Deadline for Winter:

  • M.A.Sc., Ph.D: August 1
  • MEng: Please review the MEng website for admission availablity

Deadline for Summer:

  • M.A.Sc., Ph.D: December 1
  • MEng: Please review the our website for admission availablity
  • 4 Year honours degree in a related field

Minimum TOEFL:

  • M.A.Sc., Ph.D.: IBT-83
  • MEng: IBT-92
  • Minimum IELTS: 6.5
  • Minimum Pearson: 65

Additional Requirements

  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Research Interest
  • The GRE is recommended for students graduating from Universities outside of North America. GRE is not required for M.Eng applicants

Additional Requirements (MEng only)

  • Non-Consolidated Academic Transcript
  • Backlog Certificate
  • Resume/CV
  • Upon acceptance of an offer of admission a deposit of $4000 is due within 21-days. Please refer to the information on deposits included with your offer.


  • MECH-8006. Life Cycle Thinking for Engineering Projects
  • MECH-8203. Turbulent Flow
  • MECH-8206. Thermal Systems Design
  • MECH-8207. Experimental Techniques in Flow Measurements
  • MECH-8209. Multiphase, Multicomponent Flows
  • MECH-8216. Industrial and Motor Vehicle Noise
  • MECH-8217. Automotive Applications for Noise, Vibration and Harshness Evaluation
  • MECH-8230.Combustion Engineering
  • MECH-8231.Numerical Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow
  • MECH-8232.Modeling of Thermo-fluid Systems
  • MECH-8233. Turbulent Reacting Flows
  • MECH-8234. Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • MECH-8235. Advanced Topics in Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • MECH-8236. Fundamentals Of Clean Engine Technology
  • MECH-8240. Applied Finite Element Analysis
  • MECH-8241.Introduction to Vibration Measurement and Modal Analysis
  • MECH-8242.Advanced Topics in Mechanical Design
  • MECH-8243.Product Design and Development
  • MECH-8244.Finite Element Methods for Crashworthiness and Impact Analysis
  • MECH-8245.Automotive Control Systems
  • MECH-8290. Directed Special Studies
  • MECH-8293.Introduction to Finite Element Analysis
  • MECH-8295. MASc Graduate Seminar:
  • MECH-8960. Major Paper
  • MECH-8970. Thesis
  • MECH-9295. PhD Graduate Seminar
  • MECH-9980. Dissertation
  • 6 SEOProgram Type: Graduate
  • Major or Degree: PhD Engineering
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total
  • $ 9883.36
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition -  $ 2393.10 - Assessed each term

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