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Industries: Engineering

Carleton University’s research-intensive Faculty of Engineering and Design is recognized as one of Canada’s leading institutions in the study and research of engineering, architecture, industrial design, and information technology, offering a comprehensive platform of programs to more than 6,750 students.

About the program

Carleton’s Faculty of Engineering and Design provides an engaging and supportive community where students work on invigorating and challenging team projects, are exposed to leaders of industry and research, and are given the opportunity to express their creativity in preparation for a rewarding career in a highly desired field.

With a comprehensive range of innovative and unique engineering and design programs from which to choose, Carleton offers the flexibility to select the degree that best reflects individual interests, aptitudes, and career goals. Students can graduate with the knowledge to design buildings, aircrafts, software, telecommunications systems, medical devices, environmental solutions for pollution, and more. Many programs offer additional opportunities for specialization through concentrations and streams.

Graduate Students at Carleton also have the choice between course-based or research-based master’s programs, many of which are well funded through a combination of research assistantships, teaching assistantships, and scholarships.

What makes us unique

Carleton’s national capital location, combined with its strong research reputation, has led to well established partnerships with industry and collaboration with government departments and agencies. This provides graduate students with unique opportunities to pursue cutting-edge fundamental and applied research.

Research opportunities

Graduate students in Carleton’s engineering and design programs are granted access to world-class, industry-sponsored facilities, including state-of-the-art wind tunnels and strong floors, microchip fabrication facilities, biomedical engineering and renewable energy laboratories, and the latest in advanced computer and networking technologies.

Carleton’s graduate students in engineering also benefit from a unique partnership with the University of Ottawa through the Ottawa-Carleton Joint Institutes, providing students with additional access to a wide range of courses, expertise, research facilities and libraries.


Contact information

Carleton University - Faculty of Engineering and Design
Office of the Dean
3010 The Minto Centre
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON, Canada, K1S 5B6

Telephone (613) 520-5790
Fax (613) 520-7481