Graduates

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) and Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) are Professional Programs designed for engineers wishing to upgrade their training and fast-forward their careers.

The Master of Applied Science and the Doctor of Philosophy are thesis-based research programs designed for engineers wishing to pursue research.

Degree Program Comparison

  Professional Programs (MEL) Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc) Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Research/Thesis-based No No Yes Yes
Duration (months, not including Coop) 12* 12 to 16 24 48
Eligibility for financial assistance Scholarships are available based upon submitted program application. May apply for Teaching Assistantships Normally from their thesis supervisors and may apply for Teaching Assistantships, graduate awards and scholarships Normally from their thesis supervisors and may apply for Teaching Assistantships, graduate awards and scholarships
Cooperative Education Co-op options available for  Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering. *12-week terms included in the 12 month program duration. Co-op options available. Approximately 4-8 month terms (Credits not applicable to master’s requirements). Co-op options available. Approximately 4-8 month terms (Credits not applicable to master’s requirements).  

Specializations offered at the Vancouver campus

Specialization Degree Programs Available Link to Program Information
Advanced Materials Manufacturing MEL program site
Biomedical Engineering MEng, MASc, PhD program site
Chemical & Biological Engineering MSc, MASc, PhD program site
Civil Engineering MEng, MASc, PhD program site
Clean Energy Engineering MEL program site
Dependable Software Systems MEL program site
Electrical & Computer Engineering MEng, MASc, PhD program site
Geological Engineering MEng program site
Green Bio-Products MEL program site
Integrated Water Management MEL program site
Materials Engineering MSc, MASc & PhD program site
Mechanical Engineering MASc, PhD program site
Mechatronics Design MEng program site
Mining Engineering MEng, MASc, PhD program site
Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering MEL, MEng MEL program site  MEng program site
Urban Systems MEL program site

Specializations offered at the Okanagan campus

Specialization Degree Programs Available Link to Program Information
Civil Engineering MEng, MASc, PhD program site
Electrical Engineering MEng, MASc, PhD program site
Mechanical Engineering MEng, MASc, PhD program site