Civil and Environmental Engineering

Master of Engineering (MEng)

Program Websites

Program Contact

Emily Moyer (
Graduate Assistant/Coordinator

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Western University
Spencer Engineering Building Rm 3118
London, Ontario N6A 3K7

t. 519-850-2943
f. 519-661-3942

A Master of Engineering (MEng) degree is a professional coursework based degree offered at Western University and is offered to students who have a bachelor's engineering degree or an equivalent degree from an accredited university. The MEng program offers a course-based degree that may be a combination of course work and a project OR complete course work.

Program Length

  • 3 terms (Full-time study)

Program Design

  • Full-time study or part-time study
  • Course-based or project-based

Funding Information

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and fee schedules (per term) are posted on the Office of the Registrar's website at

Admission Requirements

  • Admission average is the North American B- (70%).
  • Applicant should have a Bachelors degree in Engineering, or similar program.

English Language Proficiency

Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language:

  • The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). The minimum acceptable score is 86, with no individual score below 20 for the internet based version; 213 for the standard electronic version; or 550 for the paper and pencil version, although some programs require a higher minimum score. [Western's TOEFL ID is 0984].
  • The International English Language Testing Service (IELTS Academic). The minimum acceptable score is 6.5 out of 9, with no minimum score below 6.0. The IELTS is offered in 6 test centres in the US and 3 in Canada.
  • <;i>The Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL Assessment). The minimum acceptable score is 60. The CAEL Assessment is offered in several countries throughout the world as well as Canada.
  • Western English Language Centre Western's English Language Centre allows academically eligible students interested in pursuing a graduate degree at Western the opportunity to receive a conditional offer of admission to graduate studies without successful completion of an English language proficiency test. The condition is that the student must, in lieu of such a test, successfully complete Western English Language Centre's program. For more information, please visit
  • Fanshawe College’s ESL Program. The requirement is graduation from Level 10, English for Academic Purposes, with a minimum 80% in all components.

Application Deadline

Domestic Applicants:

  • July 1 - Fall Term
  • November 1 - Winter Term
  • March 1 - Summer Term

International Applicants:

  • March 1 - Fall Term
  • July 1 - Winter Term
  • November 1 - Summer Term

Fields of Research

  • Environmental and Water Resources Engineering
  • Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
  • Smart Cities
  • Structural and Infrastructure Engineering
  • Wind Engineering and Environmental Fluid Mechanics