Clean Energy Engineering

Degree Benefits

A Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) degree from UBC gives you the credentials and knowledge to confidently take on positions of greater responsibility or make the shift into a new industry sector.

Upgrade your technical skills

Courses in sustainable energy generation, transmission, distribution, storage and use give you a broad understanding of the opportunities and challenges inherent in making the shift to a more sustainable energy future.

Learn the language of business

Technical knowledge is not enough. Through courses offered by UBC Sauder School of Business, you’ll gain foundational business skills, improving your understanding of broad-based management concepts.

Become a confident leader

Leadership development is embedded throughout the program, giving you ongoing opportunities to lead teams and projects and strengthen your interpersonal skills.

Gain a professional master’s degree from a world-class university

UBC is one of the world’s top 40 universities and its programs and professors have a global reputation for excellence. The Faculty of Applied Science is home to one of North America’s premier engineering schools and an impressive array of high-tech facilities and research centres, including the renowned Clean Energy Research Centre.

UBC Sauder School of Business is ranked first in Canada and 38th in the world for business and management studies, and the school is known for its commitment to rigorous, relevant and experiential teaching.

“Students benefit from the program’s connection to the Clean Energy Research Centre, where some of the world’s leading researchers pursue sustainable solutions to energy challenges in collaboration with industry, government and other academic partners.” – Anthony Lau

Expand your network

As a student in the MEL in Clean Energy Engineering program, you will grow your personal and professional network by:

  • learning from world-renowned faculty members who are specialists in clean energy
  • studying alongside motivated peers who bring a diverse range of work experience and perspectives to the program
  • taking business courses with students from other professional graduate programs in the Faculty of Applied Science – engaged and ambitious professionals from the multidisciplinary MEL and Master of Health Leadership and Policy programs

Go further

Engineers who have mastered a technical specialization and the fundamentals of business have a distinct competitive advantage. In demand by both government and industry employers, our graduates are successfully moving into sought-after positions and new industry sectors.

“Our industrial partners actively participate in curriculum development, provide industrial mentorship for student design projects, and hire graduates of the program to lead projects in this area.” – Vladan Prodanovic

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