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Mark Your Calendar: Application Portal Opening Soon

November 15, 2023
UBC MEL MHLP Application Portal Open - 2025 Master Program Admissions

The start of the new year is the start of new beginnings. Mark your calendar: January 1, 2024, is when the application portal for the Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) and Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) program will open.

Are you ready to make the leap? To invest in your future by pursuing a professional master’s degree?

The application portal for the MEL and MHLP will open on January 1, 2024 for programs starting in January 2025.

The interdisciplinary MEL and MHLP degrees can help you shift your industry focus, advance into positions of greater responsibility and have a greater impact in your industry. Each of the sector-specific programs includes technical courses covering the most important industry issues and business courses to help you become a confident leader in your field.

“Our world is in constant change,” says Academic Director Justin Bull. “Industry needs people who can make a leap and understand multiple perspectives – and to push the envelope in engineering or health care you need to understand the world of business.”

The MEL and MHLP do just that.


There are two MEL and MHLP application rounds:

  • Round 1: March 25, 2024
  • Round 2: June 25, 2024

It’s highly recommended that you apply for the first round. Applying in round one will give you early access to course registration in June. For international students, this will make sure you have lots of time to receive your study permit and plan your move to Vancouver. For domestic students, applying early also makes it easier to make the transition to being a student.

Watch this video to learn more about the benefits of applying early.


Over the next few months, take some time to familiarize yourself with the specific of the program you are interested in, eligibility requirements and the type of information we ask for in the application:


Check out the profiles of graduates to learn more about the career-transforming potential of the MEL and MHLP. Our alumni have been promoted into positions where they have greater levels of responsibility and the opportunity to have a larger impact. Read about how our degrees will empower you as a leader and support you in your personal and professional growth.