Explore hands-on ways of creating and improving physical systems to meet the demand of modern industries from aircraft and energy systems to biomedical, mechatronics and manufacturing.

Why choose Manufacturing Engineering?

The manufacturing sector is one of the biggest drivers of the world economy, and it is changing rapidly, becoming more complex and employing evolving high-tech solutions.

On a global scale, the manufacturing industry needs engineers who are trained and prepared to meet the demands of this face-paced, dynamic and growing sector.

Manufacturing engineers oversee the production process from beginning to end – they design, operate and optimize advanced manufacturing environments, develop digital models for manufacturing processes, design and control manufacturing machinery, and manage the manufacturing environment.

Watch how the Manufacturing Engineering program at UBC is preparing the next-generation manufacturing leaders.

Get involved in the evolving world of manufacturing including additive manufacturing, adaptive robotics, artificial intelligence, production management, and Industry 4.0.


Learn more about the manufacturing engineering program, our facilities, and read a message from the Director.


Information on admissions, specializations, courses, and Co-op.

Prospective Careers

Manufacturing engineers are employed across various industrial, governmental, and educational services.