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Chemical Engineering Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering or the sciences with the Concordia equivalent of a 2.70 GPA on a scale of 4.30.

Additional Admission Requirements

The Department Graduate Studies Committee will determine the acceptability of an applicant for admission to the program and may require the applicant to do specific remedial coursework, including the bridge course CHME 401 Principles of Chemical Engineering, and/or other course(s) to meet the program requirements.

Academic reference letters and a statement of purpose should be included in the application.

Degree Requirements

Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 15 credits.

Please see the Engineering Courses page for course descriptions.

Chemical Engineering Graduate Certificate (15 credits)


credits of Core Courses:

CHME 6011 Advanced Transport Phenomena (4.00)
ENCS 6021 Engineering Analysis (4.00)


credits chosen from one of the following two courses:

CHME 6021 Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (4.00)
CHME 6031 Chemical Kinetics and Reaction Engineering (4.00)


credits minimum, with a maximum of 4 credits of Elective Courses chosen from one course from the list below, or any core Diploma, MEng, or MASc course in Chemical Engineering not included in the Certificate core course list

CHME 6061 Advanced Biochemical Engineering (4.00)
CHME 6081 Advanced Separation Processes (4.00)
CHME 6091 Statistics for Chemical Engineering (4.00)
CHME 6101 Advanced Battery Materials and Technologies (4.00)
CHME 6111 Polymer Chemistry and Engineering (4.00)
CHME 6131 Advanced Colloid and Interface Science and Engineering (4.00)
CHME 6911 Topics in Chemical Engineering I (4.00)
ENCS 6111 Numerical Methods (4.00)
ENGR 6201 Fluid Mechanics (4.00)
MECH 6131 Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer (4.00)
MECH 6141 Heat Exchanger Design (4.00)
MECH 7101 Convection Heat Transfer (4.00)

Additional Degree Requirements

Students may take an elective course outside the elective list with permission of the Graduate Program Director.

Depending on full/part-time status, the program can be completed in one to three years. Students with high standing in their bachelor program and whose academic records satisfy the requirements for good standing in the Master's Program in Chemical Engineering may apply for transfer to the Master's program

Core courses for which credits have been credited to another certificate or program must be replaced by elective courses in the program or by other courses on special permission.

Academic Regulations

  1. Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Graduate Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
    Program Specific Requirements.
    An Assessment Grade Point Average (AGPA) of at least 2.70, based on a minimum of 8 credits is required.
  2. Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulations page for further details regarding the Time Limits.
  3. Graduation. To be eligible to graduate, students must have obtained a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.70.

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