M.Eng. On Campus

Environmental Engineering

12 months
26685 CAD/year
7943 CAD/year
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The Environmental Engineering MEng program from Carleton University is focused on innovative research geared towards developing new technologies and practices that ensure we have clean air to breath, clean water to drink, clean soil to grow our crops and clean energy to sustain our society. 


The Environmental Engineering MEng program at Carleton University has a high concentration of accomplished and internationally-recognized researchers, including the Jarislowsky Foundation Research Chair in Water and Global Health. Carleton is also home to a wide assortment of world-class research facilities. As a result, our graduate students gain hands-on research experience while developing state-of-the-art theory. 

Our goal is to reduce the impact of our society on our environment. Our programs are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Environmental Engineering which allows our graduate students to take courses at both Carleton and the University of Ottawa. 

Career Opportunities

Our location in the nation’s capital allows for proximity to and collaboration with the National Research Council Canada, Natural Resources Canada, Environment Canada, Heritage Conservation Directorate, Canada Green Building Council, Parks Canada, as well as public works and consulting at the municipal, provincial and federal levels. Career opportunities are just around the corner.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Air Pollution Control Process
  • Adsorption Separation Process
  • Porous Media
  • Statistical Modeling and Control of Dynamic Processes
  • Biochemical Engineering
  • Membrane Applications in Environmental Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours bachelor’s degree, or academic equivalent, in civil or environmental engineering, or a related discipline, with an average of B+ or higher in discipline specific courses, and overall average of B- or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26685 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26685 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7943 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7943 CAD per year during 12 months.

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.


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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