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Having your pick of a wide range of exciting fields of study is what makes the Civil Engineering (MSc Thesis) program attractive to students. They can specialize in one of several sub-disciplines, including Biomechanics, Bituminous Materials, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Structures and Solid Mechanics, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources, Energy and Environment (Interdisciplinary), and Environmental Engineering (Interdisciplinary). After completing an in-depth, original research project related to their chosen sub-discipline, students get to write a corresponding thesis, allowing them to gain in-depth knowledge and research experience.
Civil Engineer in corporate or government sectors, consulting industry, Management, or scientist.
A master’s degree in civil engineering will give you the pre-requisite for a PhD.
Students are required to prepare a thesis and successfully defend in an open oral defense.
Four courses minimum; Eight courses maximum
Two professional development seminars
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.
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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