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About the Faculty

McGill's Faculty of Engineering is one of Canada’s leading schools of engineering and design, with expertise in bioengineering, nanotechnology, additive manufacturing, advanced materials, project management and much, much more.

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Welcome to new students!

Congratulations on being accepted to McGill's Faculty of Engineering! Refer to the New Students section of this site for important information to start your first year off right.

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Considering Engineering at McGill?

McGill's Faculty of Engineering is known for the expertise of its professors, the talent of its students, the exceptional quality of its teaching and research, and the contributions of its alumni.

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Alumni support

Many alumni and alumnae play an important role in our students' lives. John Bishop, BEng’47, is pictured here with Civil Engineering graduate student Zeinab Bakhsijooybari, a recipient of an environmental research award that John established in 2004.

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Cutting-edge research

Social entrepreneurship also plays a major role at McGill’s Faculty of Engineering, as evidenced by School of Urban Planning Professor Ahmed El-Geneidy’s work in helping to shape government transport policy.

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Innovative, adaptable and bold—these are the strengths that characterize McGill University’s Faculty of Engineering.

  • Established in an era when steam was king, our Faculty has been quick to reshape its programs and pedagogical approaches, as required, to meet changing needs.
  • Today we are one of Canada’s leading schools of engineering and design, with expertise in bioengineering, nanotechnology, additive manufacturing, advanced materials, project management and much, much more.
  • We emphasize interdisciplinary teaching and research, sustainable solutions and a practical, entrepreneurial approach to problem solving.
  • We also believe that partnerships are key to success, and we are proud of our accomplishments in promoting strong, working relationships with like-minded individuals in academia, industry and government.
  • As the most international of North American universities, McGill—and McGill Engineering—provide a truly welcoming environment for Engineering, Architecture and Urban Planning students from across Canada and around the globe. Our location in the heart of Canada’s most culturally diverse city is a perfect setting to prepare students and professors for work in the global economy.
  • The contacts you make at the McGill Faculty of Engineering last a lifetime; the knowledge and skills that you acquire provide limitless opportunities.