Programs:

Civil Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering is the study, application, and practice of using science and engineering technologies to deal with the design, planning, construction and maintenance of sustainable infrastructure, in both physical and natural built environment.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

The PhD degree requires minimal specialized courses with intensive research, leading to original scholarly work with a distinct contribution to fundamental knowledge and technological innovation in broad areas of civil engineering. Equivalent of 4 half courses beyond the Master's degree and successful defence of a thesis is required. Candidates are required to pass a Comprehensive Examination. Under some circumstances, arrangements can be made with the Department for part-time Ph.D. study.

Areas of Research

  • Bioelectrochemical systems
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Computational Mechanics and Finite Element Analysis
  • Construction Data Sensing and Fusion
  • Earthquake Engineering and Structural Dynamics
  • Effective Design of Structures
  • Geomechanics
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Intelligent Construction Systems
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Material Durability and Service Life Modeling
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Wastewater Treatment Engineering
  • Water Resources/Environmental Information Systems
Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master's degree
Typical Entry:
September, January
Typical Deadline:
For International and Canadian/Landed Immigrants who wish to be considered for Prestigious Scholarships or have applied for NSERC scholarships, applications must be completed by: February 1, 2016
Fall Admission: March 1st (International Students) May 31st (Canadian/ Permanent Residents)
January Admission : August 1st (International Students) October 24th ( Canadian/ Permanent Residents)

Degree Options

Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.)Degree Details

Length:
1-2 years
Required Credential:
Honour's Bachelor in engineering or physical science background
Program Type:
Thesis

Master of Engineering (M.Eng.)Degree Details

Length:
1-2 years
Required Credential:
Honour's Bachelor in engineering or physical science background
Program Type:
Project

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master's degree