The UBC Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) and Master of Health and Leadership and Policy (MHLP) are unique, one-year professional degrees that strengthen practising professionals’ sector-specific technical skills while advancing their business and leadership expertise.
As a result, you get professionals with on average 5-7 years of experience who are natural integrators. Graduates from the MHLP and MEL programs combine their industry experience with learnings from the program to expertly help you manage people and projects.
Developed in collaboration with the UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School — recently ranked #1 in Canada for Business by Maclean’s — the MEL and MHLP programs are uniquely multidisciplinary. Currently, there is no other full-time graduate program in Canada that offers this blend of technical specialization and master’s-level business training.
Trained by a globally recognized field in the school of advanced materials manufacturing, AMM graduates are skilled professionals for aerospace, automotive, and other high tech manufacturing industries.
Clean Energy Engineering
Energy managers with deep technical understanding ready to help government activities and corporations effectively lead energy engineering teams and projects by bridging communication gaps.
Dependable Software Systems
Sector specialists with a wide angle view on what it means to be "dependable" who are experienced in developing new processes and systems to implement positive changes.
High Performance Buildings
Sustainability civil engineers with a blend of architecture, regulatory, technical, and business knowledge to help you push forward your next major green or high performance project.
Integrated Water Management
Highly qualified water management experts specializing in new and advanced water treatments and management, sophisticated monitoring tools, natural systems, and novel biotechnologies.
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
Creative naval architects and marine engineers who can think “outside the box” and also execute on schedule and within budget.
Engineers with specializations in community and urban planning disciplines who can work effectively in multi-functional teams.
Clinical educators with expert knowledge of the technical aspects of clinical education who are able to lead and manage teams through exemplary leadership skills.
Experienced healthcare professionals with specialized, cross-disciplinary knowledge to both lead, design, and deliver care for seniors, and manage business and operations of services.