Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Green Bio-Products

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 Green Bio-Products is an intensive one-year degree program that equips students with the technical and leadership skills required to contribute to the growing bio-economy.

This program is designed to:

  • help students acquire the skills to develop advanced technical processes and product ideas and take on senior project management roles;
  • broaden sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain;
  • provide a dynamic learning environment that includes working on collaborative projects with students and faculty;
  • offer opportunities for collaboration with world-renowned faculty and industry experts; and
  • help students advance their careers by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication.