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MSYS 4091 - Mechanical Systems Practicum

Mechanical Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

Students apply what they have learned in various Mechanical Systems courses to a mechanical design to demonstrate their proficiency as a mechanical systems designer. The project is produced to industry standards and specifications under the guidance of a sponsoring company and a faculty member. To be taken on completion of all other credits in the Program.


​Completion of all other credits in the Associate Certificate in Mechanical Systems.





Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 47222

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This is a distance learning course. Start any time. You have 12 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.



Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. PLEASE NOTE: This course will be delivered in an ONLINE format. Details will be provided shortly. Departmental approval required. Please contact for approval prior to registration. This is a continual entry course. Students can register at any time during the term and have 12 weeks to complete the course from the date of registration.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, student will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of mechanical systems to a design project
  • Solve problems in a team environment
  • Prepare a project proposal
  • Produce, analyse, and select alternative solutions
  • Communicate progress with a project owner
  • Plan and schedule projects
  • Prepare a technical report

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

MSYS 4091 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Systems
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

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