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    UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO - [UWaterloo], WATERLOO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Waterloo, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1957established year
    35156enrollment
    7.8/10

    Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Civil Engineering)

    1 year
    full time
    English
    on-campus
    Course Based

    $ 19,851 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • Master in Civil Engineering program allows students to complete their degree in 12 months.
    • This program is offered on a full-time basis.
    • This program focus on the main following area:
      • Structural Engineering
      • Infrastructure Management and Construction
      • Water Resources Engineering
      • Transportation Engineering
      • Geotechnical Engineering
      • Engineering Mechanics
    • This program comprises only a course-based option.
    • The students to faculty ratio for this program are 24:1.
    • The Civil engineering program at Waterloo is both challenging and fulfilling, with a great deal of flexibility.
    • The course includes research areas like Infrastructure Management, Drinking-Water Treatment, and Structural Rehabilitation.
    • The study option available is MEng-Civil Engineering (Nuclear Engineering).
    • The University of Waterloo ranks #2 in Canada for engineering according to U.S. News and World Report Best Global Universities 2019.
    • People with the strong quantitative problem-solving skills provided by a Civil engineering degree can opt for jobs in fields ranging from urban planning to banking to business administration.
    • Students have career opportunities to work as a CAD technician, Site Engineer, Structural Engineering and many more.
    • The average salary after this course is $55,000 per year with entry-level positions start at $35,496 per year while most experienced workers make up to $93,500 per year.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration1 year
    Fees$ 21355 for 1 year
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Feb 1)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    ExamsGRE
    Program URLhttps://uwaterloo.ca/discover-graduate-studies/programs/civil-engineering-meng

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have completed a minimum of 4 years Honours Bachelors degree or equivalent with an overall standing of 75% or more.
    • Students must complete Engineering, Research Methods, Ethics, Practice, and Law (0.25 credit weight).
    • GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 [B Grade].

    Indian Students Eligibility:

    • Students need to complete a 4 year UG degree major in Calculus, Algebra, Chemistry, Computer Programming, Physics or equivalent from a recognized institute.

    GRE score is required only for those students who completed their degree outside of Canada and the United States.


    Required Document List

    Followings are the required documents:

    Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.

    Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.

    Reference Letter:  Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 

    CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest and other relevant application material.


    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Feb 1, 2021

    Closed for application.


    Scores Required

    80 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    60 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE

    315 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fees$19851
    Books and Supplies$750
    Others$1054
    Total Fees$21355

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 7200
    Food$ 2115

    Ranking

    Times Higher Education

    Times Higher Education 2021

    Ranked #82 / 1001

    Engineering [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Robbert Hartog Graduate Scholarship$ 3775YesN/A
    Hira and Kamal Ahuja Award in Engineering$ 6000YesOct 1, 2020
    Waterloo Women in Mathematics Graduate Scholarship$ 2262YesN/A
    UWaterloo Graduate Entrance Scholarship$ 3500YesN/A

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
    • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
      • official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Waterloo.
      • Financial Evidence. 
      • Photos meeting Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) specifications.
      • Proof of medical examination
      • Police certificate
      • Biometrics 
      • Country-specific documents
      • Documents requested by the visa office based on individual circumstances

    Work Study

    • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
    • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Followings are the careers/job opportunities after the Civil Engineering program :

    • Building control surveyor
    • CAD technician
    • Consulting civil engineer
    • Contracting civil engineer
    • Design engineer
    • Nuclear engineer
    • Site engineer
    • Structural engineer
    • Water engineer
    • Rural and Urban Transport engineer


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