Master of Engineering Leadership in Dependable Software Systems

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

Program Description

Master of Engineering Leadership in Dependable Software Systems

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Dependable Software Systems is an intensive one-year degree program for software engineers who want to explore the principles and techniques for maintaining the integrity and reliability of software systems in diverse application areas.

With their broad foundation for analyzing and addressing software dependability issues across many different industry sectors, graduates of this program will be highly sought after by employers.

Watch this video and learn more about this unique technical management program from our students and professors.

Propel Your Career Forward

This unique master’s degree program will:

  • deepen your understanding of how to develop and maintain dependable systems;
  • broaden your sector-relevant skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain;
  • provide a dynamic learning environment that includes collaborative projects with students and faculty, as well as a major capstone project enabling you to gain specific domain expertise;
  • offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts; and
  • help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication.

Eligibility Requirements

You are eligible for this program if you meet the MEL admission requirements and you have:

  • an undergraduate degree in computer engineering, software engineering or computer science;
  • coding proficiency; and
  • three or more years of relevant work experience.

As a graduate of this program, you will have the skills to take your career to the next level – tackling complex software engineering challenges while confidently leading collaborative teams.

Course Information

The MEL in Dependable Software Systems is a 12-month, full-time program.

Many of the courses you take will adopt a flipped classroom format. This means that you will be expected to review course content ahead of classroom time, through readings or watching lecture videos. During classroom time, you’ll be engaged in discussions and activities to apply what you’ve learned. This could include case studies, group project work, and experiments and demonstrations.

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Career Options

With their broad foundation for analyzing and addressing software dependability issues across many different industry sectors, graduates of this program prepares students for software jobs as well as roles in automotive, aviation and health care industries. Graduates will be highly sought after by employers locally, nationally and internationally, with government and industry employers constantly seeking experts in this field.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Cost & Fees

  • International students: CAD $48,801.40 per year
  • Canadian students: CAD $28,090 per year

Miscellaneous

Quick Facts

  • Degree: Master of Engineering Leadership
  • Subject: Engineering
  • Mode of delivery: On campus
  • Specialization: Dependable Software Systems
  • Program Components: Coursework only
  • Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science


Last updated June 7, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2018
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
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Deadline
July 1, 2017
: International Applicant Deadline; October 1 2017: Canadian/US Applicant Deadline
Locations
Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia
Start date: Jan. 2018
Application deadline July 1, 2017
: International Applicant Deadline; October 1 2017: Canadian/US Applicant Deadline
End date Request Info
Dates
Jan. 2018
Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia
Application deadline July 1, 2017
: International Applicant Deadline; October 1 2017: Canadian/US Applicant Deadline
End date Request Info
Price International students: CAD $48,801.40 per year; Canadian students: CAD $28,090 per year