The University of Ontario Institute of Technology

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology, commonly referred to as UOIT, is a public research university located in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada UOIT’s innovative and unique undergraduate and graduate programs are designed to meet your interests and career aspirations, along with the market-driven requirements of employers. When you graduate, you will have the critical thinking, innovative research and technological skills demanded by the world’s leading employers. Professors and students undertake research in a wide range of areas that include automotive design and engineering, business and information technology, computational science, alternative and sustainable energy, nuclear engineering, law enforcement, manufacturing, community/public health, to name just a few. UOIT’s unique and technology-rich teaching and learning environment challenges students to push the boundaries of innovation and discovery and prepares graduates to excel in the global, knowledge-driven economy of the 21st century.


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2000 Simcoe Street North Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4 Canada

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From $20,000 per year


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UOIT has seven faculties, each offering several programs

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) – BCom (Hons)
Human Resources Management

BIT (Hons)
Game Development and Entrepreneurship
Networking and IT Security

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
International Business
Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Master of Information Technology Security (MITS)y Security (MITS)

Faculty of Education

BA in Educational Studies and Digital Technology
Adult Education and Digital Technology Specialization
Early Childhood Studies Specialization
Designing Adult Learning for the Digital Age Diploma

BEd, 16-Month Consecutive program, Intermediate/Senior

BEd, 16-Month Consecutive program, Primary/Junior
Note: Consecutive 16-Month program begins in September, 2015

Master of Arts in Education (MA)
Master of Education (MEd)
Graduate Diploma in Education and Digital Technologies

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

BEng (Hons) in Automotive Engineering

BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering

BEng (Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering

BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering
Comprehensive Program
Energy Engineering option
Mechatronics option

BEng (Hons) in Software Engineering

BEng and Mgt (Hons) in Automotive Engineering and Management

BEng and Mgt (Hons) in Electrical Engineering and Management

BEng and Mgt (Hons) in Manufacturing Engineering and Management

BEng and Mgt (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering and Management
Comprehensive Mechanical Engineering program
Energy Engineering option
Mechatronics Engineering option

BEng and Mgt (Hons) in Software Engineering and Management

Automotive Engineering
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Master of Engineering (MEng)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Master of Engineering (MEng)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Mechanical Engineering
Master of Applied Science (MASc)
Master of Engineering (MEng)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Faculty of Science

BSc (Hons) in Applied and Industrial Mathematics

BSc (Hons) in Biological Science
Complementary Studies
Environmental Toxicology specialization
Life Sciences specialization
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology specialization

BSc (Hons) in Chemistry
Chemistry Comprehensive program
Biological Chemistry specialization
Pharmaceutical Chemistry specialization

BSc (Hons) in Computing Science
Computing Science Comprehensive program
Digital Forensics specialization
Digital Media specialization

BSc (Hons) in Forensic Science

BSc (Hons) in Physical Science

BSc (Hons) in Physics
Physics Comprehensive program
Energy and the Environment specialization
Forensics Physics specialization
Medical Physics specialization

BSc and Mgt (Hons) in Biological Science and Management
Complementary Studies
Environmental Toxicology specialization
Life Sciences specialization
Pharmaceutical Biotechnology specialization

BSc and Mgt (Hons) in Physical Science and Management

BSc (Hons)/BEd (Concurrent) (Intermediate/Senior)

Applied Bioscience
Master of Science (MSc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Computer Science
Master of Science (MSc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Materials Science
Master of Science (MSc)

Modelling and Computational Science
Master of Science (MSc)

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science

BASc (Hons) in Nuclear Power

BEng (Hons) in Energy Systems Engineering

BSc (Hons) in Health Physics and Radiation Science

BEng (Hons) in Nuclear Engineering

BEng and Mgt (Hons) in Nuclear Engineering and Management

Master of Applied Science (MASc)

Master of Engineering (MEng)

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Graduate Diploma in Nuclear Technology
Fuel, Materials and Chemistry
Reactor Systems
Operation and Maintenance
Safety, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Health Physics
Radiological Applications

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities

BA (Hons) in Criminology and Justice
Comprehensive Program
Criminal Justice specialization
Gender, Sexualities and Justice specialization
Race, Ethnicity and Justice specialization
Youth, Crime and Justice specialization
Bridge Program

BA (Hons) in Legal Studies
Comprehensive Program
Alternative Dispute Resolution specialization
Human Rights Law specialization
Information Law specialization
Legal studies minors
Bridge Program

BA (Hons) in Legal Studies — Concurrent programs
Concurrent with Legal Administration diploma (Durham College)
Concurrent with Court and Tribunal Agent diploma (Durham College)

BA (Hons) in Community Development and Policy Studies
Comprehensive program

BA (Hons) in Forensic Psychology

Master of Arts (MA) in Criminology
Thesis option
Non-Thesis option

BA (Hons) in Communication
Comprehensive program
Commerce and Marketing specialization
Digital Media specialization
Health Sciences Communication specialization
Science and Technology specialization

Faculty of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Allied Health Sciences (Honours) – BAHSc (Hons)

Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) – BHSc (Hons)
Comprehensive program
Health Information Management specialization
Kinesiology specialization

Bachelor of Health Science (Honours) in Medical Laboratory Science — BHSc (Hons)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Honours) – BScN (Hons)
RPN to BScN (full-time program)
RPN to BScN (part-time program)

Master of Health Sciences (MHSc)

  • Faculty members are involved in research in a variety of areas. These include:
  • Multimedia Based Digital Authentication Schemes
  • Statistical and Array Processing
  • Wireless Communications and Signal Processing
  • Satellite Communications
  • Pervasive Computing
  • Sensor and Information Networks
  • Computer Forensics and Network Security
  • Web Modelling and Optimization
  • Computer Networking
  • Networked and Distributed Control Systems
  • Haptics and Virtual Reality (Laboratory for Advanced User Interfaces and Virtual Reality)
  • Medical and Mobile Robotics
  • Automatic/Intelligent Sensing and Control
  • Power Engineering
  • Vehicle dynamics
  • Fuel cells and hydrogen
  • Automotive aerodynamics
  • Noise, vibrations and harshness
  • Automotive materials and manufacturing
  • Chassis design
  • Automotive software and system modeling
  • Alternative fuels
  • Hybrid vehicles
  • Automotive systems
  • Dynamics, vibration and noise
  • Engineering design
  • Energy, thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics
  • Manufacturing and materials
  • Mechanics of solids and structures
  • Robotics, automation and controls
  • Semiconductor physics and nanotechnology
  • Solar cells
  • Lasers
  • Information Visualization
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Game Science

The University of Ontario Institute of Technology Ridgebacks are members of Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS), and compete in these sports:

  • Rowing
  • Curling
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Dance
  • Men’s Hockey
  • Women’s Hockey
  • Men’s Soccer
  • Women’s Soccer