Current Term

The January 2023 Term will run Tuesdays – Thursdays between January 10 and April 6, 2023.


Course delivery:

  • January 2023 course format:  ALL courses will be offered Live Webcast, however select courses will be simultaneously offered in-person at the UBC Robson Campus.  
  • Classroom location is UBC Robson Square, Room C485 – 800 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC  
  • Six courses will be offered this term:  each course is once a week for 2 hours in the evening.
  • Course times: either 4:00-6:00pm or 6:30-8:30pm PST
  • Courses are 13 consecutive weeks; some courses will include a mid-term break.    


January 2023 Term Courses                                                                                                                    

  • C1 Analytical Methods in Structural Engineering (ONLINE only)
    Course Coordinator: Bishnu Pandey                                                                                                                                                    Course date/time:  Wednesdays January 11 – April 5, 2023,  6:30-8:30pm PST    
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  • C4-2 Advanced Concepts in Earthquake Engineering & Seismicity (ONLINE only)
    Course Coordinator:  Carlos Ventura                                                                                                                                                  Course date/time:  Tuesdays January 10 – April 4, 2023,  6:30-8:30pm PST  
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  • C11 Timber Design of Light Res/Comm. Buildings (ONLINE only)
    Course Coordinator: Robert Jirava                                                                                                                                                    Course date/time: Wednesdays January 11 – April 5, 2023,  4:00-6:00pm PST
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  • C50 Highway Bridge Design Loadings and Load Ratings
    Course Coordinator: Darrel Gagnon                                                                                                                                                  Course date/time: Thursdays January 12 – April 6, 2023,  6:30-8:30pm PST
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  • E12 Design of Steel Structures for Seismic Resistance
    Course Coordinator: Chris Jacques                                                                                                                                                    Course date/time:  Thursdays January 12 – April 6, 2023,  4:00-6:00pm PST   
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  • E13 Computer Software Applications in Structural Engineering (ONLINE only)
    Course Coordinator: Armin Bebamzadeh                                                                                                                                            Course date/time:  Tuesdays January 10 – April 4, 2023,  4:00-6:00pm PST   
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    Course Fees

    • Classroom: $500 + GST
    • Live Webcast: $700 + GST 

    Course Registration is intended for individuals only and is not intended to be shared with anyone else other than the registrant.  If any student wishes to share any of the lectures with anyone else, please seek permission from the Program Administrator, Shannon Remillong at courses(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)  Special permission to share lectures may be evaluated and possibly granted depending on the circumstances presented to the Administrator.

     Program Details:

    The Certificate in Structural Engineering Program offers courses on a wide range of structural engineering topics.

    In addition to promoting the Certificate in Structural Engineering, we also welcome auditing of courses:

    • Credit: Take a course with the goal of obtaining a final grade of 68% of higher, a Certificate in Structural Engineering will be provided.
    • Audit: Take a course to expand your knowledge, without an evaluation of assignments or exams. Letter of audit will be provided. 


    • SEABC members: $50 per course reduction in tuition.
    • “Early Bird” registration: $50 per course reduction in tuition for online registrations received and mail-in registration postmarked on or by Friday, December 16, 2022.


    Register on the Certificate Program website (powered by Class-Bit).  Pay by credit card (PayPal) or Cheque.  


     Register Now 

    Important Dates

    • Registration open: Monday, November 7, 2022.
    • Early-bird deadline: Friday, December 16, 2022.
    • Registration will remain open until Monday, January 9, 2023.
    • First lecture: week of January 9, 2023.
    • Last lecture: week of April 6, 2023.
    • Withdrawal Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2023 ($75 administration fee will be applied to refund of course registration fee).  

    Student Code of Conduct

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    Please address questions on courses and registration to the Shannon Remillong, Certificate Program Executive Assistant,  at shannon.remillong(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)">courses(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)

    September 2022 Term Courses     

    C4-1 Introduction to Earthquake Engineering & Seismicity  

    E21 Design of Two-Way Slab

    E24 Introduction to Ports and Marine Structures

    E29 Python for Structural Engineers

    Course Notes and Recordings

    Students that are enrolled for the current term can access course notes and course lecture recordings in the Open the Certificate Program website  (powered by Class-Bit) for up to six months from last day of the course.   

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