Master On Campus

Civil Engineering

University of Saskatchewan

24 months
6730 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Apply to the Civil Engineering MEng/MSc program offered by University of Saskatchewan, a program that is project and/or thesis based. The department has well-equipped research and teaching laboratories and allows either experimental or theoretical research projects. 


Program Details

Graduate courses in Civil Engineering MEng/MSc at University of Saskatchewan are offered in four broad areas:

  • Transportation include topics on transportation economics, transportation systems, pavement management, geometric design, and traffic engineering.
  • Geological, Geotechnical, and Geo-environmental Engineering include topics on rock mechanics, hydrogeology, petroleum wells and reservoirs, terrain evaluation, physio-chemical properties of soils, frozen soils, unsaturated and swelling soils, volume change and shear strength, slope stability, saturated-unsaturated seepage, contaminant transport, solid waste management, foundation and retaining wall design.
  • Structures and Materials Science include topics on structural analysis, numerical analysis methods, dynamics of structures, theory of elasticity, advanced composite materials, structural steel design, prestressed concrete and concrete technology.
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering include topics such as water quality, advanced water and wastewater treatment, stormwater collection systems, river engineering, erosion and sediment transport, open channel flow, hydraulic structures, climate change adaptation, water resources management, and surface and statistical hydrology.

Active research programs are conducted in several majors including: geotechnical; geo-environmental; engineering geology; waste management in the domestic, resource and industrial sectors; environmental; hydrology; hydraulic structures; transportation and transportation economics; structural analysis and design, and civil engineering materials.

While conducting research at the University of Saskatchewan, you will have access to state of the art facilities and research centres including:

  • the Saskatchewan Centre of Excellence for Transportation and Infrastructure (SCETI)
  • the Centre for Advanced Numerical SIMulation (CANSIM)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Transportation 
  • Geological, Geotechnical, and Geo-environmental Engineering 
  • Structures and Materials Science 
  • Water Resources and Environmental Engineering 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications to this academic unit require a pre-qualification form to be submitted prior to the formal online application.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (e.g. 60 credit units)
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
  • Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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