Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management

University of British Columbia

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


The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is an intensive one-year degree program that will enable you to spearhead initiatives focused on water use, treatment, research and protection.

This program is designed to:

  • equip students with an understanding of the aquatic environment; how to apply physical, chemical and biological unit operations and processes to water resources; and increase their familiarity with regulatory and environmental frameworks;
  • 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 students to learn from 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.

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