York University - Graduate Studies

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Civil Engineering

York University - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Civil Engineering, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,145
Careers:Civil Engineers


What do subway systems, a working water faucet, rehabilitated mining landscapes, and the Gardiner Expressway have in common? All of them depend on civil engineers for their construction and functioning. Make a lasting contribution to society by understanding and shaping the built environment sustainably. York’s graduate program in Civil Engineering, housed in an emerging department with innovators committed to sustainable, resilient infrastructure, offers the perfect place to take on the challenges of today with solutions for tomorrow.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The minimum requirements for admission to the PhD degree program in Civil Engineering are a bachelor’s degree (BASc, BEng or equivalent) and a Master’s degree (MASc, MEng or equivalent) in Civil Engineering (or a closely-related discipline). A minimum B average in the coursework for the Master’s degree program is required for admission.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 65] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90-91] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 82]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 26, 2022