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Civil Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #18 (WUR) Toronto, Canada
The Civil Engineering program of University of Toronto is a course-based graduate program, which is intended to provide continuing and advanced education for recent graduates and civil engineers in professional practice.


The Civil Engineering program of University of Toronto can be taken on a full-time, extended full-time, or part-time basis.

Students have the option of completing an emphasis in Advanced Water Technologies; Analytics; Building Science; Concrete; Construction Management; Engineering and Globalization; Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Innovation and Technology in Engineering (ELITE); Environmental Engineering; Forensic Engineering; Geomechanics; Structural Engineering; Sustainable Energy; Sustainable Urban Systems; or Transportation Engineering and Planning as part of their degree program. Please see details in the Civil Engineering MASc, MEng, PhD Emphases section.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cities Engineering and Management Practicum
  • The Challenges of Urban Policy-Making
  • Empirical Study of Cities
  • Infrastructure and Urban Prosperity
  • Cities as Complex Systems
  • Integrative Decision-Making

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B
Recommended score: B

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Academic requirements:   an undergraduate degree, equivalent to a four year University of Toronto program, with a minimun final year GPA of: mid-B average (3.0/4.0 or 75%)
  • English Language Requirements
  • Contact information for two references
  • Statement of intent
  • A copy of your resume
  • Scanned copies of your academic transcripts
  • $120 Application Fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    63970 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 63970 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    13380 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13380 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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