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.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or architecture or equivalent with an above-average standing.
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 Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.
*Winter Application deadline has been extended to August 1.
Priority will be given to those who apply within the official deadlines listed above. Some programs may continue to accept applications after these deadlines. For more information, please contact the department.
Research in building engineering falls into a number of categories, including: computer-aided design, performance of building envelope and materials, building environment (HVAC, acoustics, illumination, air quality), building and energy, wind effects on buildings, building structures, and construction management.