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Aerospace Engineering (BEng)

"What I learned in school that was really helpful at my job I’d say were my skills I gained through teams such as the Ryerson Formula SAE team, projects in class, my past internship, as well as troubleshooting skills."

Daniel
Graduate, Aerospace Engineering

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Is It for You?

Aerospace engineers design, manufacture and operate everything from jets and space exploration vehicles to high-speed cars and hovercraft. You’ll receive training from world-renowned faculty and use advanced facilities including subsonic wind tunnels, propulsion labs and structural testing facilities. Gain practical experience through optional specializations in Management Science, an optional co-operative internship or through participating in the Ryerson Institute for Aerospace Design and Innovation (RIADI), and access opportunities with industry leaders and government agencies like Bombardier, the Canadian Space Agency and more.

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What You Need to Know

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year; Five-Year Co-operative Internship Program

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Engineering

 Grade Range
80-87%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Co-op

 Accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board.

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2020 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2019/2020

Domestic Fees Range: $10,153 - $11,163
International Fees Range: $28,882 - $36,610

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U)

Note: The grades required in the subject prerequisites (normally 70%) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

Alumni work in fields such as aerodynamics, avionics and flight controls, stress analysis, vehicle design and testing or engine development in commercial and military aircraft or spacecraft. You may work as an aircraft or spacecraft designer, data processing manager, military or commercial aerospace engineering, or mission or payload specialist. Or, pursue graduate studies in aerospace engineering.

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