MEngCEM On Campus

Cities Engineering and Management

12 months
64730 CAD/year
13380 CAD/year
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Cities are the economic engines of the world. With over 50% of the world’s population now living in cities, the health and wealth of nations depend strongly on how well cities function. The Cities Engineering and Management program is offered at the University of Toronto.


About this Degree

With global urbanization trends, climate change, limitations of natural resources, and sustainability concerns, urban centres around the world will encounter increasing challenges in managing their infrastructure and in delivering high levels of service to ensure the well-being of their citizens.

What is needed are professionals with both technical expertise and a fundamental understanding of the complex and cross-disciplinary issues facing cities. To proactively respond to this growing need, the Department of Civil and Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto offers the Master of Engineering in Cities Engineering and Management (MEngCEM) degree program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Challenges of Urban Policy-Making
  • Data Analytics and Cities
  • Infrastructure and Urban Prosperity
  • Cities as Complex Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


5 alternative credits

5.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Civil Engineering's additional admission requirements stated below.

  • A completed undergraduate degree equivalent to a four-year University of Toronto program with a minimum final-year grade point average (GPA) of mid-B (3.0 out of 4.0 or 75%). Competitive admission averages are typically near or above 80% (A–).

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction and examination was not English must demonstrate proficiency in English. 

  • Applicants with backgrounds in an applied science other than engineering may be admitted.

  • Applicants must have one year of work experience before admission to the program.

Tuition Fee

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    64730 CAD/year
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  • National

    13380 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13380 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 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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