Master of Engineering Leadership in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

Program Description

Master of Engineering Leadership in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering is designed for engineers who want to accelerate their career by leading and supervising teams and managing complex technical projects. This program combines the engineering and physics of ship design with broad business and leadership training.

UBC is the only centre for naval architecture and marine engineering study on the Pacific coast of North America, and Vancouver is a strategic coastal location with an industrially diverse environment. The program maintains vigorous links to the regional marine industry in both the government and private sectors, offering learning resources that add value to each student’s experience.

In just one year, this master’s degree will:

  • equip you with the ability to manage complex shipbuilding design and procurement programs and become fully qualified in ship project management
  • 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 the option of a 12-week co-op work program
  • offer opportunities for you to collaborate with world-renowned faculty and industry experts
  • help you advance your career by balancing technical learning with in-depth leadership courses on project management, business and communication

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

Eligibility Requirements

General Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree with an overall average of 76 %
  • Document proving your current citizenship (usually a passport or other citizenship document from your country) or your Canadian permanent residency
Program Specific Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience

As a graduate of this program, you will have the technical and leadership skills to take your career to the next level.

Course Information

The MEL in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering is a 12-month, full-time program that combines classroom learning and integrated hands-on training.

Career Options

Our graduates will be in high demand locally, nationally and internationally by employers seeking technical experts who can also manage and lead teams. Job opportunities include working as a ship surveyor, in a shipyard engineering position, as a design engineer and as a class society representative.

Cost & Fees

  • International students: CAD $48,801.40 per year
  • Canadian students: CAD $28,652.62 per year

Please note that UBC tuition and student fees are approved by the Board of Governors following consultation with students and are subject to change in future academic years. 2020 program tuition fees to be announced early 2019.

Miscellaneous

Quick Facts

  • Degree: Master of Engineering Leadership
  • Subject: Engineering
  • Mode of delivery: On campus
  • Specialization: Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
  • Program Components: Coursework only
  • Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 1, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Full time
Price
Price
- International students: CAD $50,265.44 per year; Canadian students: CAD $28,652.62 per year
Information
Deadline
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2nd Round: August 1, 2018; Final Round: October 1, 2018
Locations
Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia
Start date : Jan. 2019
Application deadline Request Info
2nd Round: August 1, 2018; Final Round: October 1, 2018
End date Jan. 1, 2019
Dates
Jan. 2019
Canada - Vancouver, British Columbia
Application deadline Request Info
2nd Round: August 1, 2018; Final Round: October 1, 2018
End date Jan. 1, 2019
Videos

Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering - UBC MEL

Web Series MEL in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering