University of Alberta

Civil Engineering

Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Civil Engineering, General
Description:Civil engineers apply science in planning, designing, constructing, operating, or managing airports, buildings, bridges, harbors, highways, flood control structures, transit systems, water supply and distribution systems, waste collection and storm drainage, and other public works. Today, civil engineers are asked to meet the challenges of pollution, deteriorating urban infrastructure, traffic congestion, energy needs, urban development, and community planning.

Civil engineering offers an unlimited range of career opportunities to satisfy individual interests, aptitudes, and goals. Civil engineers can specialize in one field or a combination of many technical specialties. They can direct their efforts into planning, design, construction, research, teaching, sales, or management.

The co-op route incorporates a paid, supervised work experience component into the degree program. It consists of eight four-month terms of full-time study and one four-month work and two eight-month work terms. The work terms are paid full-time employment positions related to the student’s field of study.
URL:Civil Engineering at University of Alberta
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $18,170

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Physics 

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 19, 2014