Graduate Studies

We offer MEng, MSc and PhD programs in Geotechnical Engineering and Geoenvironmental Engineering.

For the most up to date information on our graduate programs and how to apply for graduate studies, please visit the graduate studies section of the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering website.

Geotechnical

Degree Required Course Credits 
Master of Engineering
8 courses (7 core CIV E 664, 680, 681, 684, 690, 695, 697 plus one  elective and the Geo-Graduate Laboratory). Plus a research project (Civ E 900).
Master of Science
8 courses (7 core CIV E 664, 680, 681, 684, 690, 695, 697 plus one elective and the Geo-Graduate Laboratory). Plus thesis.
Doctor of Philosophy
10 to 12 courses beyond a bachelor’s degree (7 core CIV E 664, 680, 681, 684, 690, 695, 697) plus the Geo-Graduate Laboratory. Students with a previous MSc degree may obtain credit for past courses taken. Plus thesis.

Geoenvironmental

Degree Required Course Credits 
Master of Engineering
8 courses (7 core CIV E 680, 681, 682, 684, 685, one of CIV E 626 or 695 and EAS 583 plus one electives from CIVE 658, 683, 694, EAS 544 or PHS 512 and the Geo-Graduate Laboratory). Plus a research project (Civ E 900).
Master of Science 8 courses (7 core CIV E 680, 681, 682, 684, 685, one of CIV E 626 or 695 and EAS 583, plus one elective from CIVE 658, 683, 694, EAS 544 or PHS 512 and the Geo-Graduate Laboratory). Plus thesis.
Doctor of Philosophy
10 to 12 courses beyond a bachelor’s degree (7 core CIV E 680, 681, 682, 684, 685, one of CIV E 626 or 695 and EAS 583) plus the Geo-Graduate Laboratory. Students with a previous MSc degree may be able to obtain credit for courses taken in the past. Plus thesis.