Concordia University offers a BEng in Building Engineering program with a duration of 4 years (8 semesters).
This course is offered on a full-time basis and part-time studies are not available for this program.
This program is provided both on-campus and off-campus.
This degree takes a minimum of four years (119 credits) of full-time study, depending on students' academic backgrounds.
Through this program, students will find creative solutions to reduce energy consumption, help combat global warming, and improve quality of life.
Students will create synergy between the thermal, structural, acoustic, and energy systems of a building by applying the principles of civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering.
In this course, state-of-the-art labs designed for understanding building science, acoustics and lighting, engineering materials, and solar energy, students get practical experience with the tools and equipment students will use in the field.
Through labs, lectures, and projects, students will also:
Study the life cycle of enclosed built facilities (conception, planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and rehabilitation)
Study the properties of building materials and building systems
Study HVAC systems, energy efficiency, thermal comfort, and indoor air quality
Analyze a building’s structural properties and requirements
This program is accredited by the Engineers Canada and students will graduate eligible to become a registered professional engineer.
The co-op program gives the chance to complete paid work terms that last 12 to 16 weeks.
As a co-op, students will work for engineering firms where students may:
Produce AutoCAD drawings
Prepare plans for electrical and ventilation systems
Conduct energy audits of existing buildings
Visit project sites to monitor progress
Conduct building inspections
The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:16.
The average salary goes up to 54,000 USD after completing this program.
Candidate should submit their higher School Certificate or Intermediate Certificate or Higher Secondary Certificate or Senior School Certificate or Pre-University Certificate and should have a minimum of 3 GPA.
Candidate needs to have an overall average of B+ grade with a minimum of B+ in Maths and Physics.
English-language proficiency is needed for admission to Concordia University, provided they achieve above-average grades overall and in pre-university mathematics courses in their home country.
Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.
Indian Student Eligibility:
The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
Minimum 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.
Required Document List
Following are the required documents:
Transcripts - Student required post-secondary transcripts from all previous educational institutions,
Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree and they required three letters of reference.
Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
ELP Scores - Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.