UBC Engineering's world-class faculty and researchers are committed to an instructional approach that is varied, experiential and engaging. This multi-faceted approach makes UBC engineers stand apart, on a firm foundation from which to build an exciting and rewarding career.

Core Purpose

Our core purpose is to create and apply knowledge to effect enduring, positive change for society.

Strategic Planning

The Faculty of Applied Science is involved with a number of projects and planning activities intended to continuously improve the learning, research and professional practice experiences of those involved with the Faculty.

Read the Applied Science Strategic Plan.


Applied Science is currently led by Dean James Olson, who is assisted by six Associate Deans. Read more about the leadership team.

Each school, engineering department, engineering program and research centre within Applied Science has a Director or Head who provides leadership for the Faculty unit.

Academic Overview

Undergraduate Academics
Graduate Academics