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Undergraduate Studies

The McMaster Civil Engineering Undergraduate programmes are designed to permit studies over a broad base of fundamental topics. Students have the opportunity to specialize in specific areas or maintain a general introduction to the spectrum of areas in Civil Engineering upon entry to the upper years of the programme.

Structural Design; Water Resources and Environmental Engineering;Geotechnical; and Transportation Engineering are the core disciplines of the Civil Engineering program.

The recognized high level of research activity of the Civil faculty ensures that course work is a the forefront of engineering and relationships with local industry allows students to engage in the practical aspects of engineering, giving students the opportunity to apply theory to practice.


We welcome you to learn what Civil Engineering is all about, and the courses and programmes that we offer.

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To get a feel for the type of materials you will be learning
as you enter McMaster Civil Engineering

Check out these Introductory Lectures:

Click here for: Special Lectures in Introductory Mechanics