Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Clean Energy Engineering

University of British Columbia

Date Posted: Aug. 29, 2016
Submitted by: Julian Dautremont-Smith
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Engineering
Program Type: Master's Degree
Completion: 12 months
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Clean Energy Engineering is an intensive one-year degree program for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to advance their careers in the field of clean energy.

This program is designed to:

  • deepen students' knowledge of sustainable energy systems, energy distribution networks, energy efficiency and energy policy;
  • broaden students' sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain;
  • provide a dynamic learning environment that includes project work, seminars, conferences and other innovative teaching strategies;
  • offer opportunities for students to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts at UBC’s high-tech facilities and multidisciplinary research centres; and
  • help students advance their careers by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication.