Please note the following program is being offered subject to Ministry approval.

The Building Engineering PhD program is an opportunity for students specializing in building performance, heritage conservation and fire safety engineering to both enhance their knowledge of building engineering and specialize their skills and knowledge to supply the high demand in the private and public sectors.

Ottawa Advantage

Our location in Ottawa gives students access to several industry and world-class government research and developmental laboratories such as the National Research Council. Your proximity to these facilities ensures that your potential career is just around the corner.

Career Opportunities

To date, Carleton graduates in building engineering-related areas have obtained prestigious positions in government laboratories, as university professors, and in consulting and R&D departments in the private sector.

Program Information

    Degrees:  PhD

    Length: 4 years

    Entry Terms: FallSummerWinter

    Fall Application Deadline: March 1

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    Pathway Options: Thesis


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