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Mechanical Engineering

  • Fall

Study Options
  • Co-Op
  • Location
    Victoria BC
  • Campuses


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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    Five Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $7788 per year
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2400 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree

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Program Options

This program is an option of Engineering: Bachelor Degree .

Application Fee: $76.25

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. High School graduation

2. All of:

  • English 11 or English 11 First Peoples
  • Pre-calculus 11
  • Chemistry 11
  • Physics 11
  • Social Studies 11
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
  • Physics 12
  • Pre-calculus 12 (73%)
  • an additional approved academic Grade 12 course (Chemistry 12 is recommended)

Admission Advice

1. For a list of approved Grade 11 & 12 courses click here.

2. Recommended admission averages for Grade 12 courses: 85-90% overall, and minimum 73% in Grade 12 Math. 

3. You can visit UVic's Engineering Home Page for more details on undergraduate degree offerings.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy UVic's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements


One of the following (minimum scores):

  • 86% on the BC English 12 provincial exam within the last three years
  • 86% in English 12 in another Canadian province within the last three years
  • Level 6 on the Language Proficiency Index (LPI)
  • A score of 4 on the Advanced Placement Exam in English Language and Composition
  • A score of 4 on IB Higher Level English
  • 1.5 units of transferable university level English credits
  • A degree from an accredited English speaking university

If you do not meet one of these requirements, you must write the Language Proficiency Index to determine placement in an appropriate English course

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

For students directly entering an undergraduate program after high school, admission is based on four academic courses.

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

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Canadian High School student


You will want to visit:

Canadian High School student

BC Transfer Student

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Mature Student

Mature Student admission is dealt with in the Special Access Category


International Student

View admission details for International Students.


Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Students who may not qualify under the regular categories of admission can learn more about UVIC's Other Applicant Categories.