Manufacturing

Program Snapshot

Manufacture Success Your Own Way

At CBU, students from around the world learn critical skills and gain exposure to competitive and critical fields like manufacturing. Companies are constantly looking at ways of maintaining a competitive advantage in today’s market. From advances in technology, to employee training, the manufacturing industry has rapidly evolved, with our students playing a major role in this fast-paced, ever-changing business sector.

Studying manufacturing at CBU will help you gain the necessary skills needed to compete in various industries. Courses focus primarily on what manufacturing industries are looking for in potential employees, including skills in quality assurance, product design, controlling production costs and manufacturing management.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Critical thinking
  • Flexibility skills
  • Quality assurance and control
  • Lean manufacturing practices

Why study at CBU?

Cape Breton University is a place where opportunity is made from discovery. Through this online program, our experienced and accessible faculty provide you with a foundation that is built for the future of the manufacturing industry.

Additionally, our online learning model provides students with the flexibility to work and study simultaneously, and the ability to complete their courses from anywhere in the world. This approach instils a global perspective, allowing students to communicate and collaborate on course material from many different countries.

Plus, as a degree offered via online delivery, students can work at their own pace and are not required to finish this program in two terms. Our online format creates solutions for different student schedules and situations. Students will also gain valuable knowledge in time management.

Online delivery is also an affordable option for students who may want to space out their program over several terms.

Sample Courses

  • MANF3134: Manufacturing Process and Standards
  • MANF3136: Competitive Manufacturing Studies
  • MANF3138: Product Synthesis

Possible Career Paths

  • Manufacturing specialist
  • Production planner
  • Manufacturing designer
  • Quality assurance
  • Manufacturing programmer

Program Requirements

Please select your province for specific admission requirements.

General Requirements for High School Graduates

  • See CBU’s English Language Requirements here.
  • English 12 (academic or advanced)
  • Math 12 (academic or advanced)
  • 2 Science 12 level
  • 1 additional grade 12 academic or advanced level course

Please select your country to view admission requirements.

Transfer Student Requirements

  • In order to transfer to CBU you must be in good academic standing at your current/previous institution.
  • You must meet the general admissions requirements (or the post-secondary equivalent) for the program, found under the Canadian or International tabs of this tool.
  • To see if your institution is an articulation partner, please view our articulation agreements page.
  • Please email us if you have specific questions about admission requirements and transferring to CBU:

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