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master

Degree

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

master

Degree

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    24,709 CAD

  • Application fee

    110 CAD

  • Years of study

    1-2 years

  • PGWP Duration

    1-2 years

  • Min required GPA

    70 out of 100

Included
Thesis

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 01-March-2022 01-March-2022
Winter-January 01-August-2021 01-August-2021

Overview

Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering

Civil engineering programs are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Civil Engineering which gives students access to professors, courses and facilities at Carleton and the University of Ottawa. 

Both the MASc and the MEng programs also offer a specialization in Climate Change.

Capital Advantage

Location in Ottawa gives students access to several industries and world-class government research and developmental laboratories, such as the National Research Council. 

Your proximity to these facilities ensures that your potential career is just around the corner.

Fields of Specialization

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Fire Safety Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$37,357

Total costs

yearly

$7,404

Cost of living

1 person

$5,244

Accommodation

1 bed room

$24,709

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

  • An honour's bachelor degree or academic equivalent in civil engineering or a related discipline with an average of B+ or higher in discipline-specific courses and an overall average of B- or higher.
  • Graduates from engineering programs other than civil engineering, or Honours science programs with a mathematics content equivalent to the civil engineering program will have to take a minimum of four qualifying undergraduate civil engineering courses in their area of graduate specialty.
  • Graduates from other science programs will have to take all the core engineering undergraduate mathematics courses in addition to the requirements specified in above.
  • The undergraduate courses required will be specified in the Certificate of Admission.
  • Undergraduate civil engineering courses will not be accepted towards a graduate degree. Graduate students may still be required to take undergraduate courses for credit to fulfil the admission requirements.

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Letters of Reference (2 required)
  • Statement of Intent (1 required)
  • CV/Resumé (optional)

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
20
listening
22
writing
22
speaking
20
reading

PTE

60
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
169
speaking
-
reading

If your first language is not English, you can prove your language proficiency by:

  • presenting one of the official Language Proficiency (ESL) test scores as defined in the table;
  • showing that you have completed ESLA 1900 or ESLA 1905 at Carleton University with a final grade of B- or higher; or
  • present official certification (transcripts) that you have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree within the past three years in a university in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, or any country in which the primary language is English, where the language of instruction in the relevant educational institution was English, and the language of instruction in their most recently completed undergraduate or graduate degree was English.

Note: Letters from your universities stating the medium of instruction is English are not acceptable.


Career Opportunities

  • Engineering Project Manager
  • Senior Civil Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Civil Engineer
  • Architect
  • Engineering Inspector and Regulatory Officer
  • Civil Engineering Technologist
  • Building Control Surveyor

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