Building Engineering (Grad. Cert.)


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Program type
Primary campus
Sir George Williams (SGW)
1 year
16 credits
Start term
Fall, Winter

Program overview

The Graduate Certificate in Building Engineering is designed for practicing engineers who wish to specialize in one or more of the following sub-disciplines: Building Science, Building Envelope, Construction Management, Energy Efficiency, Building Environment, Rehabilitation of Urban Infrastructure and Facility Management. The program has 4 courses (16 credits) that can be completed in 2 semesters of part-time study. Students in the bachelor program whose academic records satisfy the requirements for good standing in the Master’s Program in Building Engineering may apply for transfer to the MEng or MASc program.

Program structure

Admission requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture or equivalent with an above-average standing.

Proficiency in English

Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the English language proficiency page for further information on requirements and exemptions.

Application process

Application deadlines

All applicants: Canadian / International / Permanent Resident



February 1 (all applicants)



July 1 (all applicants)




Priority will be given to complete applications submitted by the deadline. In some cases, programs may continue to accept applications as long as there is space available.

International students: Considering the waiting period involved in meeting the entry requirements to Canada and Quebec, we strongly encourage international applicants to apply early and submit supporting documents prior to the deadline.

Tuition & funding

Tuition fees

The tuition fees of the program may differ depending on your student status. To estimate the cost of your education at Concordia, go through five (5) easy steps.

Awards and funding

Funding packages are generally available for students in thesis-based programs. Course-based students may be eligible for a number of donor awards, and may consult with their department for program-specific opportunities.

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