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Diploma in Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology

Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Program overview
2 years
Diploma / certificate

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Surrey (British Columbia)
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About this program

Diploma in Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology

The Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology program prepares graduates for careers in the manufacturing industry. With growing reliance on automated technology in the manufacturing sector, technicians are being challenged to perform higher-level tasks that involve diagnostics, analytics, trouble-shooting and hands-on maintenance and repair. Students will acquire critical theoretical and technical knowledge, and hands-on practical experience in applied trades areas such as machining, welding, metal fabrication and electrical. In addition to these skills, students in this program will acquire the knowledge to enable them to prepare technical reports pertaining to the operation and management of an automated manufacturing facility.

The program supports applied research, product development and commercialization solutions. The program also includes the most current technology in computer numerical control (CNC) programming, renewable energy, and computer controlled autonomous systems; hydraulic, pneumatic, electronic and robotic.

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Admission requirements

In addition to the Faculty's Undergraduate Admission Requirement, which consists of KPU's Undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply:

  • Satisfy the Math requirement at Level E1 of the Mathematics Alternatives Table; and
  • Successful completion of Physics 11 (or equivalent).


  • A Red Seal Endorsement (RSE) from the list of approved RSEs. The list of approved RSEs can be found on the department website at

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Program content

Term 1

  • Electrical Components
  • Mechanical Components and Electrical Drives
  • Electro-pneumatic and Hydraulic Control Circuits
  • Digital Fundamentals and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Term 2

  • Process Control Technologies
  • Integrated Automation and Automation Systems
  • Motor Control and Mechanical Systems
  • Manufacturing Processes

Term 3

  • Manufacturing Design and Software
  • Manufacturing Trends and Technology
  • Welding and Metal Fabrication Essentials

Select one of the following:

  • Introduction to University Writing 1

Term 4

  • Essentials of Management
  • Elec Design & Renewable Energy
  • Professional Skills and Work Practicum
  • Machining and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Programming

Scholarships & funding

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers scholarship opportunities to new students, in amounts up to $20,000 CAD. For details and application requirements, please contact the university.

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About this institute

Kwantlen Polytechnic University  

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is Canada’s leading polytechnic university. KPU’s five campuses are all located in Metro Vancouver, a modern and multicultural region that has incredible natural beauty, the most temperate weather in Canada, and many career opportunities. With guaranteed...

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Why study at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Canada ranked #1 study abroad country

Canada has been ranked the #1 study abroad country in the world for 2020! Known for its untouched natural beauty, friendly and welcoming locals, and a culture of tolerance and diversity, Canada is a clear choice for students looking to study abroad.

With 5 campuses, 140 programs, and 20,000 full time students each year, Kwantlen Polytechnic University is one of the largest and most exciting universities in the Metro Vancouver region of Canada. It’s why thousands of international students from around 70 countries choose to study at KPU each year.

As an international student at KPU, your education will be relevant and thought-provoking. Your instructors will care deeply about your learning, and our programs will offer you the opportunity to get real, hands-on experience to prepare you for your dream career—whether in Canada, or beyond. And at every step in your journey, our welcoming international student services will be there to support you and celebrate your success. Plus? Metro Vancouver is one of the most beautiful and livable places in the entire world.

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Kwantlen Polytechnic University

12666 72 Avenue
BC V3W 2M8 Surrey

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