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Sustainability in Engineering & Design (M.Eng.)

Program Description

The Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) in Sustainability in Engineering and Design (Non-Thesis) offered by the Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering & Design in the Faculty of Engineering is a course-based program that emphasizes interdisciplinary and interactive learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in critical thinking, problem analysis, and solution design to pursue professional opportunities (or potentially continue their studies).

Unique Program Features

  • The program provides students with the opportunity to apply systems-based frameworks and sustainability metrics to analyze problems and design solutions for sustainability in engineering and design;
  • Provides engineers, architects, and urban planners an interdisciplinary working environment to gain skills and knowledge to tackle complex sustainability problems;
  • The Trottier Institute for Sustainability in Engineering & Design (TISED) operates under 4 themes: Sustainable Industrial Processes & Manufacturing, Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency, Sustainable Infrastructure & Urban Development, and Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience;
  • Graduates will be equipped to devise solutions using holistic strategies, apply sustainability and systems-thinking, and assess proposed solutions against quantitative sustainability metrics.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Department Contact

Graduate Program tised [at] (subject: M.Eng.%20in%20Sustainability%20in%20Engineering%20%26%20Design) (email)

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 January 15 January 15

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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