Undergraduate studies

Professor and student examine a rammed earth wall
Student Lois Tso and Dr. Rishi Gupta test a rammed earth wall on campus. Rammed earth is simple to manufacture, non-combustible, sustainable and strong.

Why choose civil engineering at UVic?

We offer a comprehensive accredited program teaching all the core elements of civil engineering.

We’re focused on designing a sustainable world. Our program combines project-based learning with design studio experience, lectures, tutorials and labs. Courses are designed to incorporate sustainability at the onset of the design process. 

Our mandatory co-op work terms let you apply the skills you learn in the classroom to a professional setting. As a graduate, you’ll be able to provide engineering solutions to create sustainable communities. With 16 months of paid, hands-on work experience you’ll be ready to launch a successful career.


The Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering degree is a 5-year program (eight academic terms and four co-op work terms).

Learn more about UVic's application process.

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