48 months
36000 CAD/year
7701 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


As a student in the Civil Engineering program at Lakehead University you will be involved in the planning, design, construction, and rehabilitation of engineering projects including as buildings, airports, highways, dams and power, water supply, bridges, and industrial facilities.

Visit the official programme website for more information


In the Civil Engineering program at Lakehead University  we believe engineers must also possess excellent communication skills as well as an understanding of the business, legal, and societal issues that impact development of the technological products and processes required to meet the demands of a global economy.

You will tackle design and research work in highway geometrics and transportation systems, high-performance concretes, environmental issues, watershed analysis, foundations, and slope stability projects or structural analysis and design engineering.


  • Civil Engineer
  • Structural Engineer
  • Water Management Engineer
  • Bridge Engineer
  • Traffic Engineer

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Engineering Drawing
  • Dynamics
  • Engineering Design
  • Chemical Engineering Calculations
  • Microcontrollers
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Surveying
  • Electrical Measurements and Measuring Instruments
  • Principles of Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Drawing and CAD
  • Computer Logic Circuits

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall admission:

  • January 13 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
  • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 


120 alternative credits

120 - 150 


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    36000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36000 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7701 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7701 CAD per year during 48 months.

International tuition:

  • Year 1: $36,000.00
  • Year 2: $35,020.00
  • Year 3&4: $33,948.80

National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $7,416.65
  • 3rd year - $7,141.95
  • 4th year - $6,893.33

Living costs for Thunder Bay

1149 - 1720 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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