Master of Engineering Leadership in Integrated Water Management

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

Program Description

Master of Engineering Leadership in Integrated Water Management

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is an intensive one-year degree program that will enable you to spearhead initiatives focused on water use, treatment, research and protection. There is a growing demand for professionals in the public and private sectors who can develop and lead sustainable water management solutions. Graduates of this program will be highly sought after for their unique combination of leadership and technical sector-specific skills. 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:

  • equip you with an understanding of the aquatic environment; how to apply physical, chemical and biological unit operations and processes to water resources; and increase your familiarity with regulatory and environmental frameworks;
  • 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 working on collaborative projects with students and faculty;
  • offer opportunities for you to learn from 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 chemical and biological engineering, civil engineering, geological engineering or a related discipline in engineering, environmental sciences, geology, fluid mechanics, hydrology, biotechnology, biology, biogeography or microbiology; and
  • two 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 – developing and leading advanced and sustainable water management initiatives.

Course Information

The MEL in Integrated Water Management 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

Our graduates will be in high demand locally, nationally and internationally by employers in industry and government seeking professionals who can develop and deliver sustainable water management initiatives.

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: Integrated Water Management
  • Program Components: Coursework only
  • Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated November 30, 2017
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2018
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
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Locations
Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia
Start date: Jan. 2018
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Dates
Jan. 2018
Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia
Application deadline Request Info
(extended deadline) – International Students; October 1, 2017 – Domestic Students
End date Request Info
Price International students: CAD $48,801.40 per year; Canadian students: CAD $28,090 per year
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