McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Civil Engineering (M.Eng Thesis)

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Program Information

School:McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Field of Study:Civil Engineering, General
Description:Students obtain a deeper understanding of their area of specialty through courses selected with their supervisor. A two- to three-semester independent research project is undertaken in the field of structures and structural materials; infrastructure rehabilitation; risk engineering; fluid mechanics and hydraulics; materials engineering; soil behaviour; soil mechanics and foundations; water resources engineering; environmental engineering; and transportation engineering.

URL:Civil Engineering (M.Eng Thesis) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research:Environmental Engineering
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,151
National: $9,163
International: $12,600

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.
Careers:Civil Engineers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 567]
Application Notes : Applicants to graduate studies whose mother tongue is not English, and who have not completed an undergraduate or graduate degree from a recognized foreign institution where English is the language of instruction or from a recognized Canadian institution (anglophone or francophone), must write either: the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language; preferably the Internet-based test (iBT)); Master's applicants must achieve an overall minimum score of 86 (or 567 on the paper-based test (PBT)) and Ph.D. applicants must achieve a minimum overall score of 92 (or 580 on the PBT), with a minimum score of 20 for each component (i.e., Writing, Reading, Speaking, Listening); or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System); Master's applicants must achieve a minimum band score of 6.5, and Ph.D. applicants must achieve a minimum band score of 7 in order to apply. Test results reach McGill approximately eight weeks after the test is taken; please note that it is the student's responsibility to make the necessary arrangements with the examining board to write the test in his/her country of residence. Full information and registration forms may be obtained by consulting the TOEFL or the IELTS websites.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    The minimum academic standard for admission is a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.0/4.0 in a recognized program. Alternatively, an equivalent grade point average of no less than 3.2/4.0 over the last two years of the program will be accepted.

    * 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 October 15, 2017