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Civil Engineering

University of Ottawa

24 months
18346 CAD/year
5448 CAD/year
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Civil Engineering from University of Ottawa combines the research strengths and resources of the Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carleton University with that of the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Ottawa.


At Civil Engineering from University of Ottawa research facilities are shared between the two campuses. Students have access to the professors, courses and facilities at both universities, however, they must enroll at the ''home university'' of the thesis supervisor.

Students at Civil Engineering from University of Ottawa will gain knowledge in:

  • Construction engineering and management
    • Environmental engineering
    • Geotechnical engineering
    • Structural engineering
    • Sustainable Materials and Construction
    • Water resources engineering

    Programme Structure

    Courses include:

    • Deep Foundations
    • Site Improvements
    • Mechanics of Unsaturated Soils
    • Numerical Methods for Geothechnical Engineers
    • Ice Mechanics
    • Case Studies in Geothechnical Engineering
    • Advanced Soil Mechanics
    • Pavements and Materials
    • Earth Retaining Structures

    Key information


    • Full-time
      • 24 months

    Start dates & application deadlines


    60 alternative credits


    On Campus

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • Hold a bachelor’s degree with specialization or a major in civil engineering, or in the sub-disciplines normally considered to be part of civil engineering with a minimum average of B (70%).
    • Applicants holding an honours bachelor’s (or major) degree in an engineering discipline other than civil engineering or in science
    • Demonstrate strong academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills.
    • 2 Recommendation letters
    • Transcripts
    • English Proficiency
    • Preference Form
    • Resume

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      18346 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 9173 CAD per semester during 24 months.
    • National

      5448 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 2724 CAD per semester during 24 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.


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