Bachelor of Technology Partnership: Combined Degree/Diploma Program

Degree, Ontario College Advanced Diploma and Business Management Certificate
Four years or more
Earn a university degree, a college advanced diploma, a certicate in business management, and twelve months of work experience in four and a half years.


The McMaster-Mohawk Bachelor of Technology Partnership (B.Tech.) offers a four and a half year post-secondary program that is uniquely designed to combine classroom study, labs, and workplace training. Graduates receive a degree from McMaster University as well as an advanced diploma and business management certi cate from Mohawk College. Students take core technical and management courses in addition to 12 months of paid co-op work experience. Alongside their
co-op terms, students experience a curriculum that is industry driven, relevant, and balanced between practice and theory, readying them for the workplace or for further study at the graduate level in Masters or PhD programs.

Program Streams


  • McMaster University, McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC), and Mohawk Fennell Campus

Program Length

4 and a half academic years, co-op included

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For September 2017 admission, we require 6 grade 12 U/M courses including:

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Calculus (MCV4U)
  • Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • Physics (SPH4U)

The admission range for September 2018 is expected to be 78 to 80%.

Not a Canadian high school student? Email btech [at] for details on international or transfer student admission requirements.

Career Opportunities

Automotive and Vehicle Technology (AVT)

Industries of employment:

  • Automotive Assembly
  • Automotive Parts Manufacturing
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Consulting

Top Co-op Employers:

  • Linamar Corporation
  • Magna
  • Chrysler

Where are they now?

  • Industrial Engineer, Tigercat Industries Inc.
  • Design/Project Engineer, Honda of Canada Manufacturing
  • Aerospace Methods Engineering Analyst, Bombardier Aerospace
  • MBA, McMaster University
  • M.Eng. Design, McMaster University
  • M.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, McMaster University

Biotechnology (BIO)

Industries of employment:

  • Biofuel, Food, Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Laboratory Services
  • Manufacturing Process
  • Cosmetics Industry
  • Consulting

Top Co-op Employers:

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Environment Canada
  • Sanofi Pasteur

Where are they now?

  • Chemist, Estée Lauder
  • Compliance Coordinator, Therapure Biopharma Inc.
  • Production Supervisor, Bunge
  • Master of Biotechnology, University of Toronto
  • M.Sc. Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, University of Toronto
  • PhD Biochemical Engineering, McMaster University

Process Automation Technology (PAT)

Industries of employment:

  • Manufacturing and Processing Industries
  • Wastewater and Water Treatment
  • System Integration
  • Power Generation and Distribution
  • Consulting

Top Co-op Employers:

  • Rockwell Automation
  • General Motors
  • General Electric

Where are they now?

  • Senior Project Engineer, Weatherford
  • Controls Designer, Callisto Integration
  • Manufacturing Engineer, General Motors
  • Senior Automation Analyst, Arcelor-Mittal Dofasco
  • M.Eng. Manufacturing, McMaster University
  • M.A.Sc. Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University

Course Overview & Descriptions

For information about the program of studies, visit the Learning in 3D website (opens new window).

Additional Information


Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 21644
Website: Learning in 3D (opens new window)

Fennell Campus (FF)
Sep 2018