Sustainable Process Engineering

Degree Benefits

Elevate your technical career with the Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Sustainable Process Engineering.

STEP INTO A LEADERSHIP ROLE OR PIVOT INTO A NEW INDUSTRY

Embark on a transformative journey with the MEL degree, designed to propel you into leadership roles and navigate seamlessly across the energy industry. This degree serves as a launchpad to a future brimming with elevated responsibilities and exciting new career possibilities. Our statistics speak volumes about the impact of this program: a remarkable 61% of our alumni have ascended to higher positions, while 88% have ventured into new career paths. The MEL degree is not just an educational experience; it’s a catalyst for professional reinvention and advancement.

ENHANCE YOUR TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

Immerse yourself in the depths of chemical engineering and related biotechnologies. Our program is designed to propel your understanding of creating innovative processes that not only minimize carbon and energy footprints but also enhance the quality of life and environmental well-being.

MASTER THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS

In a world where technical acumen alone doesn’t suffice, gain essential business and entrepreneurial skills through courses at UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School. Elevate your understanding of comprehensive management concepts and become a well-rounded professional poised for success.

DEVELOP LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE

Leadership isn’t just taught; it’s ingrained in every aspect of our program. Seize continuous opportunities to lead diverse teams and projects, enhancing your interpersonal and leadership skills along the way.This includes leading diverse teams and managing complex projects. You will have the opportunity to attend a series of professional development workshops, each carefully crafted to refine and enhance your leadership abilities and interpersonal skills. These experiences are not just educational, but transformative, equipping you with the confidence and competence to emerge as an influential and effective leader in your field.

OBTAIN A PRESTIGIOUS DEGREE FROM A TOP-RANKED UNIVERSITY

UBC is globally recognized as a top 40 university and stands 7th in the world for climate action, celebrated for its exceptional programs and distinguished faculty. Its Faculty of Applied Science, Canada’s top engineering school, features advanced facilities and the notable Clean Energy Research Centre. UBC’s Sauder School of Business is the best business school in Canada and ranks 38th worldwide, offering experiential and rigorous business education.

EXPAND YOUR PROFESSIONAL HORIZONS

Join the MEL in Sustainable Process Engineering and significantly expand your network by:

  • Engaging with top-tier researchers and industry pioneers in chemistry, chemical engineering, and environmental science.
  • Collaborating with a diverse group of motivated peers, enriching your experience with their varied expertise and viewpoints.
  • Participating in multidisciplinary business courses alongside fellow MEL students, fostering a comprehensive learning environment.
  • Connecting with leading experts and leveraging UBC’s programs like entrepreneurship@UBC and the Creative Destruction Lab to kickstart your own ventures.
  • Attending exclusive workshops and presentations by industry front-runners, keeping you updated on the latest trends and developments in your field.

“Many of our graduates are entrepreneurs who decided that the best way to introduce paradigm-changing technologies is through commercialization and launching corporate ventures.” – Dr. Vikram Yadav, Associate Professor, Program Director & Entrepreneur

Go further

Professionals who blend technical expertise with a solid grasp of business principles are highly sought after in both the public and private sectors. Our graduates don’t just find jobs; they lead industries and create new paths with a deeper understanding of process design and business strategy.

“Getting from where we are now to where we need to be requires changemakers: people with the technical knowledge and leadership skills to identify viable opportunities, scale them up and encourage their widespread adoption.” – Dr. Naoko Ellis, Professor & CERC Associate Director

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