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Applications for 2025 Are Now Closed

July 1, 2024

The deadline has passed to apply for the 2025 intake for the Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) and Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP). The application portal for the 2026 intake will open on January 1, 2025.

The deadline for applications for the 2025 intake for the MEL and MHLP has come and gone. Our admissions team is now reviewing applications from professionals who hope to join us on the UBC Vancouver campus in January 2025 to gain the knowledge, industry connections and skills to accelerate their career advancement.


Mark your calendar so you are ready to apply next year to join the 2026 class.

Applications for the 2026 cohort will open on January 1, 2025. We encourage you to apply early for this competitive program. Students from Canada and around the world understand the value of a master’s degree from UBC in helping them gain the technical and business skills needed to move into positions of greater responsibility.

Check out the following video to learn more about the benefits of applying early.


There are two MEL and MHLP application rounds:

  • Round 1: March 25, 2025
  • Round 2: June 25, 2025

It’s to your advantage to apply in the first application round. If you are a first-round applicant, we’ll let you know on May 3, 2025 if you’ve been accepted into the program, which will give you plenty of time to plan your transition to Vancouver and UBC.


To ensure you have all the information you’ll need to apply, please:

  • Use our eligibility tool to confirm you are eligible for the program
  • Sign up for an information session to learn more about the programs and how to submit a strong application
  • Sign up to receive our applicant guide – an invaluable series of emails with tips and information to give you a head start

Our graduates are proof that the MEL and MHLP offer a transformational experience for professionals with industry experience who are ready for more – for new responsibilities and challenges, and for new rewards in positions of higher responsibility and impact. Read about how our degrees will empower you as a leader and support you in your personal and professional growth.

Unsure of where to start? Learn how to apply to the Master of Engineering Leadership or Master of Health Leadership and Policy program.