Professional programs

Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL)

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UBC Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) professional master’s degree that combines business courses with specialized engineering courses. A hybrid graduate degree that expands your technical knowledge and business skills in just 12 months. A professional master’s degree from UBC Faculty of Applied Science is a strategic investment in your future. Our innovative hybrid graduate degrees enable practicing professionals to upgrade their technical knowledge through UBC Faculty of Applied Science courses while gaining fundamental business and management skills through UBC Sauder School of Business courses. Leadership development is embedded throughout the program, and you’ll graduate as a more effective communicator and leader.

Whether you are an emerging leader, seasoned executive or considering a shift to a new industry, our 12-month professional programs give you the technical and business skills you need to advance your career and confidently move into positions of leadership and increased responsibility.

With eight program specializations available, there’s an innovative program for you. Discover more at

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Master of Engineering (MEng)

The MEng programs are course-based professional programs aimed at providing engineers with advanced field-specific technical knowledge. In addition to courses in specific technical areas, students choose from a variety of courses such as entrepreneurship, product marketing and development, production engineering and quality improvement.


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