Mechanical Engineering Bridge program

Prepare for undergraduate studies in engineering.  Learn fundamental engineering principles and practices while gaining a working knowledge in the areas of material use, structures, fluids, power, machine design, manufacturing, thermodynamics, quality and instrumentation and control.

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  • Kelowna
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  • Full program offered
  • Partial program offered



Delivery options

Full-Time, Part-Time

Tuition and fees

2023-24: $2,147.98

Program details

Upon completion of this program, students from the Okanagan College's Mechanical Engineering Bridge program will be able to bridge into second year, second semester of the Mechanical Engineering Degree program at UBC's-Okanagan Campus.

Revisions are currently underway for the Okanagan College Mechanical Engineering Technology to UBCO Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Bridging programs. These revisions should be completed by March 1, 2024. Please check back at that time.

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Admission requirements

  • Completion of Okanagan College's Mechanical Engineering Technology diploma program with a minimum cumulative grade average of 80% in all required second year courses.
  • Math 122 (Calculus II) with a minimum 60% grade or equivalent.
  • Chemistry 12 or ABE CHEM 012 with a minimum 60% grade, or Chemistry 11 or ABE CHEM 011 with a minimum 75% or equivalent.

Program outline

ENGL 100 - University Writing
CHEM 111 - Principles of Chemistry I
MATH 221 - Introduction to Linear Algebra
MATH 257 - Mathematics for Electronic Engineering Technology III
  • Students must achieve a minimum of 60% in each bridge program course and a minimum combined average of 70% in all courses other than English 100 to be accepted into UBC's Okanagan Campus engineering degree program.
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