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As a program where students can complete degree requirements in as little as one year, the Civil Engineering MEng Thesis is the fastest graduate degree option we offer. It is ideal for working professional civil engineers seeking to hone their skills. It bridges the gap between the MSc and MEng (course-based) programs, allowing students to complete a minimum of 6 courses and maximum 8 courses, of which no more than two courses can be senior undergraduate. Students are also required to complete a thesis. The program has both part-time and full-time options. Please note that courses are often not scheduled for evenings/weekends.
Students in the thesis-based MEng are typically first admitted to the MEng course-based program. Students may choose to work with a faculty member to create a mini research project in place of the final four courses they would otherwise need to complete the MEng course-based program. Once the research project plan has been developed, the student switches into the MEng thesis-based program.
Civil Engineer in public and private sectors, consulting industry, or Management.
A master’s degree in civil engineering will give you the prerequisite for the MSc.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
Six courses minimum; eight courses maximum; two professional development seminars
One year full-time; four years maximum; part-time available
A supervisor is required, but is not required prior to the start of the program
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 degrees in Science, Medicine, Kinesiology, or other Engineering from a recognized institution
Students may be required to complete safety training in order to access labs.
An applicant whose primary language is not English may fulfill the English language proficiency requirement in one of the following ways:
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