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Position yourself ahead of the crowd

Professional master's degree in geomatics engineering

Why take this program?

Take your career to the next level 

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

Gain 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

Why study in Calgary?

Calgary is a geomatics engineering hub.

Twenty-five per cent of Canada's geomatics engineering industry is based right here.

Calgary is a young, diverse entrepreneurial city.

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

Calgary is a city of endless possibilities 

Learn more about Calgary: Calgary Economic Development video

Where will I go?

Demand for geomatics engineers is growing exponentially. Gain advanced scientific/engineering knowledge that will prepare you to work in:

  • Geospatial data science
  • Mapping, positioning and navigation
  • Autonomous systems
  • Satellite Earth observation systems
  • Digital imaging and environmental monitoring systems
  • Sensors and the Internet of Things (IoT)

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

The need for geomatics engineers is high. From consumer-grade technologies that use spatial location - like Roomba or Uber - to high-tech industries like precision agriculture, they’re essential to everybody.

Stephanie Michaud, P.Eng., Strategic Marketing Manager, Geospatial Field Solutions

Stephanie Michaud, P.Eng.

Strategic Marketing Manager, Geospatial Field Solutions, Trimble Inc.

Geomatics engineering

Is this program right for me?

Develop advanced knowledge employers are seeking

Complete a course-based master's program in one or two years 

Build on your BSc in engineering, computer science, physics or geography

Work with an industry partner, engineering solutions to real-world problems

Click here to explore graduate courses.

What's the 4+1 program?

If you're entering the final year of your undergrad, you can complete an accelerated MEng in geomatics engineering in one additional year of school. 

Contact the MEng Program Office

Take three extra courses during your undergrad

Apply these credits towards your master's

My experience with the MEng at UCalgary was excellent. I was taught how to succeed, both academically and in industry, and the projects developed both my creative and critical-thinking skills.

Randy Ho

Randy Ho

MEng student, 2019

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Geomatics Engineering

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We encourage you to apply early as this program receives a high volume of applications and reaches capacity quickly. We send offers to qualified applicants on a rolling basis.

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