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Civil Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #239 (QS) Kingston, Canada
The graduate program and research goals of the Department of Civil Engineering are consistent with the mission of both Queen's University and the civil engineering profession.


These goals, which reflect the educational, professional and research needs of society and the environment are as follows:

  • to attract and educate students at the graduate level who, upon completion of their studies, will possess an advanced understanding of the state-of-the-art and state-of-practice within selected areas of the natural environment and infrastructure and will have the potential to be among the nation's best and whose excellence will be respected by the international community.
  • to advance the state-of-the-art and the state-of-practice through a combination of internationally recognized research in specific areas and nationally respected service to the profession, to government and industry, and to society in general.

Applicants are accepted into a Master's (M.Eng or MASc) or Doctoral (PhD) Civil Engineering Program from Queen's University under the general regulations of the School of Graduate Studies and Research providing they also satisfy the requirements of the Department. 

Normally, the minimum Departmental requirements are a four-year Bachelor's degree with a standing in the mid B range (70% graduating average or a ranking in the top third of the graduating class where number grades are not available). Applicants with a Bachelors degree in a cognate science may be admitted, at the discretion of the department, to a M.A.Sc. degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Geotechnical Analysis: Elasticity 
  • Advance Infrastructure Materials
  • Approximate Structural Analysis
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics
  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • River Engineering
  • Sustainable Engineering in Remote Areas

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • A complete application must include official, up-to-date transcripts for all current and previous study the applicant has listed in the Academic Background section of the application.
  • Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript.
  • For applicants to research programs, two current academic recommendations are required from professors under whom the applicant has recently studied. 
  • Two Professional letters of recommendation can be submitted in support of applications to professional graduate programs. 
  • Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21464 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21464 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9428 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9428 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Kingston

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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