The program information below was valid for the fall 2016 term (September 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016). This is the archived version; the most up-to-date program information is available through the current Graduate Studies Academic Calendar.

The Graduate Studies Academic Calendar is updated 3 times per year, at the start of each academic term (January 1, May 1, September 1). Graduate Studies Academic Calendars from previous terms can be found in the archives.

  • Admit term(s) 
    • Fall
  • Delivery mode 
    • On-campus
  • Program type 
    • Master's
    • Professional
  • Registration option(s) 
    • Full-time
    • Part-time
  • Study option(s) 
  • Additional program information 
    • The MEng in Civil Engineering program is open to Canadian and Permanent Residents only. The program is not available to Visa students.
    • The University of Waterloo does not provide funding for MEng in Civil Engineering students, and the candidates are expected to be self-supporting.
  • Minimum requirements 
    • An Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a 75% standing.
  • Application materials 
    • Résumé
    • Supplementary information form
    • Transcript(s)
  • References 
    • Number of references:  3
    • Type of references: 

      at least 2 must normally be from academic sources.

  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)

    Coursework option:

  • Graduate Academic Integrity Module (Graduate AIM)
  • Courses 
    • Students must complete 8 one-term graduate level courses (0.50 unit weight) taken from the 500, 600 and 700 series courses (or courses acceptable for graduate credit) and 1 technical/professional writing course for engineers (EMLS 602R Scholarly Writing in English).
    • A maximum of 2 500 level courses may be counted for credit.
    • The candidate must obtain a pass in all courses credited to their program, with a minimum overall average of 70% (a grade of less than 65% in any course counts as a failure).
    • At least half of the courses used for credit must normally be Faculty of Engineering courses.
  • Link(s) to courses
  • Engineering Data Analysis Graduate Workshop