Bioresource engineering is the unique branch of engineering that includes biological engineering and bioengineering, in which professional engineering practice intersects with biological sciences. Bioresource engineers design, improve, and manage biology-based systems to operate in efficient and sustainable ways for the well-being of the environment and society.
A list of undergraduate programs can be found in the McGill eCalendar.
Our programs are accredited by:
- The Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB): graduates from the Bioresource Engineering program automatically qualify for membership in the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ), after meeting various conditions such as passing the French language test, paying some appropriate fees, etc. This corresponds directly to the "Professional Engineer" status in other Canadian provinces and territories, and most American states.
- The Ordre des Agronomes du Québec (OAQ): graduates who select the Professional Agronomy option of the Bioresource Engineering program qualify to register as Professional Agronomists with the OAQ, in addition to being eligible to register with the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec as Professional Engineers. Professional Agronomists have expertise in the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fiber, and reclamation.