Catalyst for a new career

Master's degree in chemical and petroleum engineering

Why take this 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

Choose full-time or part-time studies

Earn Engineering 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

Is this program right for me?

  • Develop advanced knowledge employers are looking for
  • Choose full-time or part-time study options
  • Complete a course-based master's program in two to six years
  • 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?

Chemical Engineering

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Energy and Environmental Systems

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Environmental Engineering

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Reservoir Characterization

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Petroleum Engineering

This is a fast-track, cohort-based specialization. Students in petroleum engineering complete their degree in eight months.

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What courses will I take?

To complete this program, students take 10 courses. Here is a sample of the subjects you can study:


Advanced Topics in Mass Transfer

ENCH 613

Chemical Reactor Design

ENCH 623

Advanced Topics in Heat Transfer

ENCH 625

Chemical Process Simulation

ENCH 627

Advanced Topics in Fluid Mechanics

ENCH 631

Chemical Thermodynamics

ENCH 633

Thermal Recovery Methods

ENCH 647

Advanced Reservoir Engineering

ENCH 657

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

I'm interested in an MEng

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MEng program of interest
Catalysis Lab

How do I know if I qualify?