Civil Engineering, Short Course | Algonquin College | Ottawa, Canada
36 months
2722 CAD/year
2722 CAD/year
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This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma Civil Engineering program at Algonquin College is a continuation of the Construction Engineering Technician program and allows graduates to pursue a wider variety of careers related to civil construction.


Civil Engineering Students focus on more advanced topics including project administration, civil estimating, design of steel structures, and highway and environmental engineering. In addition, students broaden their skills in other civil engineering sub-disciplines, such as statics, structural analysis, hydraulics, GIS, water and wastewater technology and geotechnical materials.

Learning outcomes

This program at Algonquin College offers two cooperative education (Co-op) Work Term(s) option. Qualified students with a minimum GPA of 2.7, have the opportunity to apply for paid co-op employment to gain valuable work experience and networks within industry. *See Additional Information for more details.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Residential Building/Estimating
  • Construction Materials
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geometry and Trigonometry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who have completed all the course requirements equivalent to the Construction Engineering Technician program of study with a minimum G.P.A. of 1.70 are eligible to apply to the Civil Engineering program, as long as they have achieve a grade of C or better in ENL2019T and ENG8404.
  • The number of seats in the Technology program is limited. Should the number of students exceed the number of seats, selection will be based on academic performance in the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2722 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1361 CAD per semester during 36 months.
  • National

    2722 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1361 CAD per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Ottawa

1168 - 1925 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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