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    University Of New Brunswick (Fredericton) - [UNB], Fredericton, NewBrunswick - Programs And Fees

    Fredericton, NewBrunswickLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1785established year
    8.4/10

    Master of Science [M.Sc] (Civil Engineering)

    2 years
    full time
    English
    on-campus
    Thesis Based

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must complete a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution.
    • Students must hold a minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.3 (B average, or upper second class standing). 
    • Submission of GRE Score is required.

    Indian Student Eligibility

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Or, completed a master's degree in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


    Program Description

    • University of New Brunswick (Fredericton) offers a Master of Science Engineering in Civil Engineering for a duration of 2 years.
    • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
    • The entry terms for the student are Fall, Winter, Summer for this program.
    • The MScE degree is a research-oriented degree for which a thesis is a major requirement. 
    • The program generally has between 40 and 60 graduate students conducting research in all the major sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering.
    • The research areas of the program are:
      • Construction Engineering and Management
      • Geotechnical Engineering
      • Engineering Materials and Infrastructure Renewal
      • Structural Engineering
      • Transportation Engineering
      • Water and Environmental Engineering
    • The program requires a minimum of 15 credit hours of course work and a minimum residency requirement of one academic year. 
    • Students whose undergraduate degree is in a field other than the intended graduate program may be required to take additional courses as background material or as prerequisites. 
    • The faculty of the engineering department offers students the opportunity to work with innovative faculty members who have diverse expertise and research interests. 
    • UNB provides the graduates with a solid foundation to build exciting careers with consulting engineering companies, NGOs, provincial and federal government agencies, and academic and research organizations around the world.
    • The average salary of the program is 58,000 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration2 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    ExamsGRE
    Program URLhttps://www.unb.ca/gradstudies/programs/civil.html

    Required Document List

    Following are the documents that must be submitted by students:

    • Curriculum Vitae (CV): A professional document that summarizes student's work history, education, skills, and work experience.
    • Transcript: A transcript is documentation of a student's permanent academic record, which usually means all courses taken, all grades received, all honors received, and degrees conferred to a student.
    • Statement of Research Interests: Students are required to submit a complete application, a one-page statement describing their research interests.
    • Three References: Employment references include past employers, co-workers, subordinates, or clients. Professional references are people who know students on a professional basis. Academic references are instructors and vocational counselors.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

    Scores Required

    93 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    7 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    65 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE

    309 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    Year/Head
    International Differential Fees
    Total Fees

    Ranking

    Times Higher Education

    Times Higher Education 2021

    Ranked #301 / 1001

    Engineering [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    JN Tata Endowment ScholarshipVariableYesMar 15, 2021
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship$1385YesApr 30, 2020
    GyanDhan Scholarship$78443YesAug 31, 2021
    Narotam Sekhsaria ScholarshipsVariableYesN/A

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • A student visa or study permit is required to study in Canada.
    • 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.
    • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
      • Letter of Acceptance from the University
      • Proof of Financial Support
      • Medical Exam Certificate
      • National ID document
      • Valid Passport
      • Passport-style photograph of self

    Work Study

    Work-Study is a subsidized work program designed to assist financially needy students with the high costs associated with the post-secondary study. The program will also provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable skills/experience in an on-campus, part-time employment situation. 

    • Work-Study positions are 10 hours per week, $14.04 per hour.
    • Graduate students in either a thesis-based or course-based program studying full-time may engage in additional employment for up to 520 hours annually, which translates to an average of 10-hours per week across the year. 
    • There is no restriction on work hours for part-time students. 
    • Generally, graduate students in a course-based program taking three or more courses are considered full-time.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Possible career opportunities are:

    • Data Analyst
    • Assistant Civil Engineer
    • Assistant Electrical Engineer
    • Telesales Executive
    • Civil Quality Engineer
    • Civil Site Engineer
    • Business Development Executive


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