M.Eng. On Campus

Infrastructure Protection and International Security

Carleton University

24 months
20917 CAD/year
8281 CAD/year
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The Infrastructure Protection and International Security MEng from Carleton University combines the unique resources of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs to deliver a multidisciplinary program designed to bring together the core principles of critical infrastructure engineering and multi-hazard threat risk assessment.


The objective of the Infrastructure Protection and International Security MEng program from Carleton University is to produce graduates who can contribute effectively to the multidisciplinary teams needed to deliver robust, cost-effective, socially responsible solutions to ensure safe and resilient national critical infrastructure systems.

Capital Advantage

Carleton University’s strategic location in Ottawa, the Nation’s Capital, provides an appropriate backdrop for those security practitioners, engineers and policy advisors who seek advanced studies in critical infrastructure protection (CIP). All CIP policy and program direction for Canada’s 10 National Critical Infrastructures (NCIs) are centered in the National Capital Region, where students will have access to officials from government departments, as well as leaders from private industry and non-governmental organizations.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for careers in government agencies and departments. They are also equipped for strategic opportunities within Canada’s private sector in fields such as engineering, energy, information technology, telecommunications and transportation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy Primer
  • Mathematics and Engineering Primer for non-Engineers
  • Critical Infrastructure Protection: Issues and Strategies
  • Infrastructure Engineering Principles
  • Terrorism and International Security
  • Critical Infrastructure Risk Assessment

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A bachelor of engineering with an overall average of B+ or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20917 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20917 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8281 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8281 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National: $8,145 (2nd year)
  • International: $20,917 (2nd year)

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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