Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and the School of Mining & Petroleum Engineering

Undergraduate Studies


Our responsibility is to guide, challenge and advance future engineers. We're here to provide our students with the knowledge and insight needed to change the world.

The University of Alberta's Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and School of Mining & Petroleum Engineering takes great pride in developing and mentoring the engineers of tomorrow. Our department is ranked as one of the top civil engineering departments in Canada, and is home to one of the leading mining and petroleum engineering programs in North America.

Applying into Engineering

All first-year applications are completed through the Faculty of Engineering. All undergraduates complete a common first-year before entering the engineering department of their choice. If you have any questions regarding admissions or applying into engineering, please phone (780) 492-3320.

Check out our Student Life section for resources, the latest student newsletters, and links to our student groups. Or if you're trying to figure out what we're all about, please explore the rest of our Department and Faculty website.

Students may choose one of the following degrees:

  • BSc in Civil Engineering
  • BSc in Civil Engineering with Environmental Engineering Option
  • BSc in Mining Engineering
  • BSc in Petroleum Engineering

Within each of these degree options, students receive expert instruction from world-renowned researchers in the following areas: