Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, M.Eng. | University of Calgary | Calgary, Canada
M.Eng. On Campus

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

12 months
3350 CAD/module
925 CAD/module
Tuition fee
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The Chemical and Petroleum Engineering program at University of Calgary gives you a competitive advantage, whether you are focusing your career in a specific area or expanding your opportunities across sectors.


The Chemical and Petroleum Engineering program at University of Calgary is often completed in one to two years of full-time study, and part-time options are available. This program is course-based, designed to expand your knowledge through a mix of advanced chemical and petroleum engineering courses. In addition to helping you expand your career in the energy and petrochemicals sectors, this program also gives you upward mobility in pharmaceuticals, food products, metals, fertilizers, synthetic materials and beyond.


Upon successful completion of the professional MEng program in chemical and petroleum engineering, graduates will have a balance of the fundamental knowledge and practical skills required to work in a wide variety of industries in Canada, and worldwide. This includes, but isn’t limited to, work in process engineering, petroleum reservoirs, petroleum production, environmental engineering, software development and/or documentation for chemical process/petroleum reservoir simulation software, chemical sales, and more.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Topics in Mass Transfer
  • Model Predictive Control
  • Modelling and Identification Advanced Control
  • Applied Reservoir Engineering
  • Subsurface Production Operations
  • Reservoir Analysis and Description

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • A four-year baccalaureate degree in chemical and/or petroleum engineering, or a closely related degree, from a recognized institution. A petroleum engineering major is required to enter the Reservoir Characterization specialization.
  • One official copy of your final official transcript and degree certificates (if degree is not clearly stated on transcripts) in a signed, sealed envelopes from the institution attended. Unofficial transcripts can be uploaded to the online application for initial evaluation purposes. Admission offers, however, are conditional upon receipt of official transcripts.
  • These documents may be sent to us directly from the institution or they can be mailed to you and you can mail them to us yourself. 
  • We do not consider open official transcripts as official.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3350 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3350 CAD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    925 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 925 CAD per module during 12 months.

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 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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