Graduate Certificate in Applied Mechanical Design

General

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Programme Description

Prepare for a rewarding career in mechanical engineering design and manufacturing

The Applied Mechanical Design graduate certificate is designed for students to build on the knowledge and skills gained from their previous engineering background.

This program will provide students with the skills required for the workplace in the mechanical engineering design and manufacturing sector.

Students will learn through classroom, labs and hands-on experiential learning. An applied capstone project will provide students with the opportunity to design, implement and manage real-world solutions using skills in industrial communications, supervision, project management, and documentation.

Other Information

  • AMD2 is a laptop program. Minimum requirements: http://connect.fanshawec.ca/laptops.html
  • A CONNECT lab fee of $50.00 per academic term is included in the Additional Programme Fees stated in the Fee Schedule. This fee helps cover costs associated with the delivery of the CONNECT mobile computing program.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Develop design solutions for mechanical problems utilizing complex engineering principles and practices.
  2. Analyze and synthesize technical data to develop graphics and related technical documents conforming to engineering standards.
  3. Select and manage appropriate hardware and software used in the creation of engineering designs.
  4. Develop engineering designs utilizing a combination of principles and knowledge of manufacturing processes and engineering methods.
  5. Determine reliability and quality control measures and procedures to evaluate and manage advanced manufacturing and mechanical design processes and systems.
  6. Incorporate sustainable, economic, ergonomic, safe and ethical approaches into design projects.
  7. Plan, implement and manage mechanical engineering design projects in response to stakeholder and industry needs and requirements.
  8. Design experiments that evaluate fit, form and function of critical components utilizing principles of statistical process control and finite element analysis.
  9. Communicate clearly and concisely in written, graphic and spoken form using appropriate vocabulary and formats for professional engineering projects.

Courses

Level 1

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • COMM-6027 Industrial Communications
  • METH-6009 SPC, Metrology & GD&T
  • MATH-6001 Mathematics
  • MACH-6001 Design 1
  • MECH-6001 Advanced Modeling

Level 2

Take all of the following Mandatory Courses:

  • COMM-6028 Project Communications
  • MECH-6002 Finite Element Analysis
  • MACH-6002 Design 2
  • MECH-6003 Advanced Theory of Mechanical Design
  • MECH-6004 Advanced Quality Systems
  • MGMT-6102 Capstone Project

Programme Residency

Students must complete a minimum of 14 credits in this program at Fanshawe College to meet the program residency requirement and graduate from this program.

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Admission Requirements

  • A Three-Year Advanced Diploma in a related field or a Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering from a recognized college or university both paired with two years of applied experience

or

  • An Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Fanshawe College in:
    • Practical Elements of Mechanical Engineering or
    • Applied Aerospace Manufacturing

or

  • Equivalent work experience in a related field

or

  • An equivalent qualification from another institution as judged by the College

or

  • A combination of relevant education and work experience in a related field as judged by the College to be equivalent to the above

and

  • Applicants are required to submit a resume and cover letter that includes details of work experience

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  • A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 88 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic test with an overall score of 6.5 with no score less than 6.0 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 70 with no score less than 60 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE) with a minimum score of 59, with test results within the last two years
  • A Cambridge English Test (FCE/CAE/CPE) with an overall score on the Cambridge English Scale of 176 with no language skill less than 169, with test results within the last two years
  • An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 75% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years
  • Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9 or 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10

Applicant Selection Criteria

Where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces in the program, the Applicant Selection Criteria will be:

  1. Preference for Permanent Residents of Ontario.
  2. Receipt of Application by February 1st (After this date, Fanshawe College will consider applicants on a first-come, first-served basis until the program is full).
  3. Achievement in the Admission Requirements.

Career Opportunities

  • CAD/CAM
  • Mechanical engineering design
  • Product design
  • R & D and prototype development
  • Production and manufacturing engineering
  • Quality control
  • Technical sales
Last updated Jun 2020

About the School

Fanshawe College is a large, publicly-funded College located in London, Ontario, Canada – approximately a two-hour drive from Toronto and Niagara Falls. There are 21,000 full-time students, including ... Read More

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