Transform your career

Complete a master's degree in chemical and petroleum engineering in 8 months

Why take this program

Take your career to the next level with this expedited degree

Earn your degree in just 8 months by choosing the cohort program

Focus your career in a specific area OR expand your opportunities across sectors

Advanced scientific knowledge that sets you apart from the pack

Prepare yourself for a senior role as you advance your career

Specialize in your area of interest

Earn Engineer In Training status with APEGA

What industries will I work in?

Gain advanced scientific knowledge that will prepare you to work in:

  • Energy and Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food Products
  • Metals
  • Fertilizers
  • Synthetic Materials 
  • Oil and Gas

Why study in Calgary?

Calgary is a chemical and petroleum engineering hub.

More corporate head offices and small businesses per capita than anywhere in Canada.

Calgary is a young, diverse entrepreneurial city.

We're the fourth-largest and fastest-growing city in Canada.

Over 333 days of sun a year makes us Canada's sunniest city.

Calgary is a city of endless possibilities 

Learn more about Calgary: Calgary Economic Development video

A supervisor is not needed for this course-based master's degree program

Shantanu Naikade

Chemical engineering is not just resource extraction; it is optimizing processes across all kinds of industries. As the number of clean tech companies working in renewables increases, so does the demand for chemical engineers.

Shantanu Naikade, Chemical Engineering graduate

Engineer in Training, Ovintiv

MEng Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Is this program right for me?

Take advantage of an expedited masters program
  Study full-time for 8 months (Sept to April) to earn a graduate degree
  Develop advanced knowledge employers are looking for   Cultivate management skills to become an engineering leader
  Build on your BSc in chemical or petroleum engineering
  Work with an industry partner, engineering innovative solutions to real-world problems

What are the program specializations?

Petroleum Engineering

More details

What courses will I take?

To complete this program, students take 10 courses consisting of four core engineering courses and six petroleum engineering courses.
Here is a sample of the subjects you can study:

Engineering Tools

ENGG 681


ENGG 682 

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

ENGG 683

Introduction to Project Management

ENGG 684 

Applied Reservoir Engineering

ENPE 621

Subsurface Production Operations

ENPE 622

Reservoir Analysis and Description

ENPE 623

Enhanced Oil Recovery

ENPE 624

Natural Gas Engineering

ENPE 625

Economic Analysis of Petroleum Systems

ENPE 626

Drilling Engineering

ENPE 627

Click here for a complete list of chemical and petroleum engineering graduate courses

Information Session

Thank you for your interest in our course-based master's degree in chemical and petroleum engineering.

Fill out the form to the right to view our most-recent information session. It covers: 

  • The high industry demand for chemical and petroleum engineers
  • The skills you'll gain
  • What jobs this program will prepare you for
  • Details about the interesting courses you'll be taking

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Maria Conejo

It’s the wave of the future. There are always going to be jobs for chemical and petroleum engineers. It’s an amazing world to work in and there are tons of amazing things you can do for our environment as a chemical engineer.

Maria Conejo, MSc Chemical Engineering '14

President and CTO, EnviroTek Remediation

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