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 

Complete a master's program in one or two years

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

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

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, 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

What courses will I take?

To complete this program, students take 10 courses. 

Required courses: 


Introduction to Digital Engineering

Engineering 680

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Engineering 683

Introduction to Project Management

Engineering 684

Ethics, Law, and the Engineering Profession

Engineering 687

Choose 4 or more geomatics engineering graduate courses. Suggested courses:


Fundamental of Infrastructure Asset Management and Sustainability

Geomatics Engineering 603

Geospatial Vision

Geomatics Engineering 610

Advance Physical Geodesy

Geomatics Engineering 615

Inertial Surveying and INS/GPS Integration

Geomatics Engineering 623

Advanced GNSS Theory and Applications

Geomatics Engineering 625

Optical Imaging Metrology

Geomatics Engineering 642

Advanced Geospatial Topics

Geomatics Engineering 651

Special Studies

Geomatics Engineering 699

Choose no more than 2 400- or 500-level geomatics engineering courses or other graduate courses. 

 

Click here for a complete list of all 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

meng@ucalgary.ca

Take three extra courses during your undergrad

Apply these credits towards your master's


Randy Ho

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

MEng student, 2019


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

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  • The high industry demand for geomatics 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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While applications officially open on June 1, we send offers to qualified applicants on a rolling basis. This means our programs can fill up well before applications close. Apply now! 

If you have any questions, email us at meng@ucalgary.ca.