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Civil Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng)

Learn how to use civil engineering to solve modern problems. We emphasize sustainability, the environment and civic engagement. Study today’s environmental challenges and engineer new solutions for a greener tomorrow.

Quick facts

Program options:
Bachelor degree
Study options:
Full-time study
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op required

Careers

  • Construction and risk analyst
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental engineer
  • Geophysicist
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Marine engineer
  • Municipal engineer
  • Policy maker
  • Project engineer
  • Project manager
  • Safety engineer
  • Structural designer

Sample courses

  • Sustainable Development in Civil Engineering - CIVE 210
  • Civil Engineering Materials - CIVE 285
  • Building Science Fundamentals - CIVE 295
  • Sustainable Design of Steel and Timber Structures - CIVE 351
  • Resilient Smart Cities - CIVE 411

Admission

Apply to the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

If you're a high school student, you will declare Civil Engineering as your program after one year of full-time study.

If you're a transfer student, select Civil Engineering as your preferred program when you submit your application to UVic.

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Providing you accurate application deadlines, tuition fee estimates, admission requirements, scholarships and transfer credit depends on your situation.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

Ready to apply?

We'll walk you through all of the steps in the process, from submitting your online application to accepting your offer of admission.

Program planning

Is this program the right fit for you? Use our program planning worksheets to get a good idea of what your studies will look like.

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