Civil Engineering

Quebec CEGEP
Average or previous year's cutoff:
27.50 overall R-Score
Average of the lowest R-Scores admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:
  • Chemistry NYA (00UL), 01Y6; Chemistry NYB (00UM);
  • Math NYA (00UN), 01Y1; Math NYB (00UP), 01Y2; Math NYC (00UQ), 01Y4;
  • Physics NYA (00UR), 01Y7; Physics NYB (00US), 01YF; Physics NYC (00UT), 01YG.
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
92.30% top 6 average
Average of the lowest Top 6 averages admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors
  • 4U Physics
  • 4U Chemistry
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
92.30% top 5 average
Average of the lowest Top 5 averages admitted over the last THREE years.
Prerequisites:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • Grade 12 Math (Precalculus or Calculus)
  • Grade 12 Physics
  • Grade 12 Chemistry
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Average or previous year's cutoff:
A- average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisites:
  • Courses must include: Pre-calculus; Chemistry and Physics
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2022):
    • ACT or SAT
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Average or previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisites:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Major

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

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Overview

Civil engineers design and construct important public infrastructure, like bridges, roads and sewage systems. This program will provide you with foundational knowledge in civil engineering, including energy conservation, waste and water management, infrastructure restoration and public safety.

Our world is quickly outgrowing its resources — as consumption and production ramp up, managing our impact is more critical than ever. As a civil engineer, you can tackle pressing issues like ecosystem restoration, waste reduction, recycling and air pollution abatement.

Whether you move on to an engaging professional career or further your knowledge with graduate studies, the skills you gain in process design, creative problem solving, and collaboration will help you to excel.


Careers

Civil engineers often work as technical specialists on projects in construction design and management, water and power management, geotechnology and transportation design. With strong problem-solving and communication skills, civil engineers are excellent managers and executives.

You could become a professional: 

  • Construction manager
  • Structural engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Transportation planner
  • Design engineer
  • Geotechnical project coordinator

Faculty

As a Civil Engineering student, you will excel with the guidance and expertise of our leading instructors. Our faculty members are experts in a range of disciplines, from structural steel engineering to climate change adaptation and resource management.


Possible minors

Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.

Minors that complement this program:


Related majors

Discover these related majors:

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Engineering.

See full admission requirements for more information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required for your application. 

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