24 months
8242 CAD/year
3533 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Having your pick of a wide range of exciting fields of study is what makes the Civil Engineering program at University of Calgary attractive to students. They can specialize in one of several sub-disciplines, including Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Structures and Solid Mechanics, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources, Energy and Environment, and Environmental Engineering.


After completing an in-depth, original research project related to their chosen sub-discipline, students in the Civil Engineering program at University of Calgary get to write a corresponding thesis, allowing them to gain in-depth knowledge and research experience.

Completing this program

  • Courses: Topics may include bituminous materials, theory of transport demand modelling, biological processes for wastewater treatment and more.
  • Thesis: Students will be required to submit and defend an original thesis.
  • Professional Development Seminars: Students take two professional development seminars on communication styles, presentation skills and more.


  • Avalanche Mechanics (not available)
  • Biomechanics
  • Bituminous Materials
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Structures & Solid Mechanics
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources
  • Environmental Engineering (Interdisciplinary)
  • Engineering, Energy and Environment (Interdisciplinary)
  • Project Management


Civil Engineer in corporate or government sectors, consulting industry, Management, or scientist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainability Concepts for Civil Engineering
  • Quantitative Methods for Sustainable Design
  • Uncertainty, Risk and Reliability
  • Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
  • Building Engineering
  • Sustainable Materials for Civil Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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 BEng or BSc degree in Science, Medicine, Kinesiology, or other Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • C.V. or Resume
  • Research Proposal
  • Two reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8242 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8242 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3533 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3533 CAD per year during 24 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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