Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering

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  • Objectives
    Civil Engineering is concerned with the engineering (planning, design and construction) of systems of constructed facilities related to the needs of society. The scope and complexity as well as the interdisciplinary involvements of Civil Engineering continues to increase rapidly with the development of modern science and technology and the population growth with its spiraling demands upon the air-land-water environment. The preparation of the Civil Engineering student is aimed toward meeting these challenges through innovative application of known principles, creative research to discover new approaches, and imaginative design to fulfill society's needs.
  • Academic title
    Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering
  • Course description

    The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) degree is primarily intended for those seeking to enhance their depth and breadth of engineering knowledge beyond the bachelor's level, and who will subsequently be involved in day-to-day design activities. Credit for the degree comes from a combination of coursework (7 courses) plus a design project and seminar. Students are required to give an oral presentation of their project results. M. Eng. program can be completed on a part-time basis.

    The Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.) degree is generally more appropriate for students interested in pursuing a career in research and development. The program of study consists of 4 courses, a seminar, and a research thesis. The thesis results must be summarized and defended in an oral presentation. In most cases, full-time students complete all the requirements for a Master's degree in 16 to 24 months.

    Not all classes are offered every year. Please consult the current timetable for this year's offerings.

    • CIVL 6000.03: Directed Studies in Civil Engineering I.
    • CIVL 6101.03: Advanced Strength of Materials.
    • CIVL 6108.03: Graduate Seminar - Master's Level.
    • CIVL 6115.03: Design of Water Treatment Plants.
    • CIVL 6116.03: Biological Waste Treatment.
    • CIVL 6117.03: Water Quality Management.
    • CIVL 6119.03: Highway Materials.
    • CIVL 6126.03: Foundation Engineering I.
    • CIVL 6134.03: Advanced Highway Geometric Design.
    • CIVL 6135.03: Groundwater Chemical Quality.
    • CIVL 6137.03: Advanced Soil Mechanics.
    • CIVL 6139.03: Transport Operations.
    • CIVL 6141.03: Modeling of Groundwater Systems.
    • CIVL 6142.03: Pavement Design and Management.
    • CIVL 6143.03: Modelling of Groundwater Systems II.
    • CIVL 6144.03: Geo-Environmental Barrier Design.
    • CIVL 6145.03: Probability Concepts in Civil Engineering Planning & Design.
    • CIVL 6147.03: Advanced Theory of Structures.
    • CIVL 6148.03: Application of Finite Element Method I (Linear Systems).
    • CIVL 6149.03: Application of Finite Element Method II (Nonlinear Systems).
    • CIVL 6150.03: Dynamics of Structures.
    • CIVL 6151.03: Bridge Engineering.
    • CIVL 6152.03: Behaviour and Design of Steel Structures.
    • CIVL 6153.03: Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP).
    • CIVL 6155.03: Advanced Concrete Technology.
    • CIVL 6156.03: Fiber Reinforced Cement Composites.
    • CIVL 6157.03: Advanced Reinforced Concrete Structures.
    • CIVL 6159.03: Form and Process in Alluvial Channels.
    • CIVL 6160.03: Energy Methods and Stability in Elastic Structures.
    • CIVL 6162.03: Groundwater and Wells.
    • CIVL 6163.03: Design and Analysis of Plates and Shells.
    • CIVL 6166.03: Advanced Structural Engineering Concepts.
    • CIVL 6167.03: Microbes in Industrial Failures.
    • CIVL 6414.03: Environmental Systems Engineering.
    • CIVL 7000.03: Directed Studies in Civil Engineering II.
    • CIVL 7105.03: Graduate Seminar - PhD Level.
    • CIVL 9000.00: Masters Thesis/Project.

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