The Faculty of Applied Science oversees administrative procedures for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the School of Community and Regional Planning, the School of Nursing, and all engineering activities at the Vancouver campus and the School of Engineering at the Okanagan campus.

APSC At A Glance

Student Enrolment

  • Undergraduate: 5,714
  • Graduate: 1,767
  • Alumni: 30,000

Research

  • $46 million annual research funding
  • $8 million industry funding

Industry

  • 106 spin-off companies
  • 1,975 annual co-op work terms in 16 countries

Faculty

  • 320 faculty members
  • 365 faculty staff

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Core Purpose

Our core purpose is to create and apply knowledge and to educate globally responsible professionals empowered to effect enduring, positive change for the society.

Strategic Planning

The Faculty of Applied Science is involved with a number of projects and planning activities intended to continuously improve the learning, research and professional practice experiences of those involved with the Faculty. These activities are complementary to UBC's Place and Promise, and thus align our long-term goals with those of the university and business communities.

Leadership

Applied Science is currently led by Dean James Olson, who is assisted by six Associated Dean’s. Each school, engineering department, engineering program and research centre within Applied Science has a Director or Head.

Advisory Councils

The Faculty of Applied Science and each of its schools and engineering departments have advisory councils to help insure the most relevant academic programs, teaching, research, and professional service

  • Dean's Advisory Council
  • School of Nursing Advisory Council
  • School of Community Planning and Regional Planning (SCARP) Advisory Council
Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

MA

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The restructured Master of Arts in Planning is a thesis-based research program of study, which is differentiated from SCARP's accredited, professionally oriented Master o ... [+]

The restructured Master of Arts in Planning is a thesis-based research program of study, which is differentiated from SCARP's accredited, professionally oriented Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) and is intended to provide learning opportunities for:

practicing professionals who want to strengthen their research skills; those with undergraduate planning degrees from accredited programs; and students (with or without a master's degree) interested in eventually doing doctoral research;

to undertake graduate-level study leading to a non-accredited, research-based master's degree.

Quick Facts Degree: Master of Arts (Planning) Subject: Specialty Mode of delivery: On campus Specialization: Planning Program Components: Coursework + Options Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science School: School of Community and Regional Planning ... [-]
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Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, e ... [+]

Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, energy, metals, pharmaceuticals, paper, plastics, and personal care products. Chemical and process engineers help to manage natural resources, protect the environment, control health and safety procedures and recycle materials while developing and managing the processes which make the products we use.

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering was established in 1999 at UBC and reflects the growing need for engineers in the fields of biotechnology, biomedical and bio-resource engineering. At present, there are 24 full-time faculty members in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, together with a support staff of 17.... [-]

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Materials research in the Department emphasizes the development of new processes and process models primarily for novel materials in the transportation sector and biomate ... [+]

Materials research in the Department emphasizes the development of new processes and process models primarily for novel materials in the transportation sector and biomaterials for medical applications and aims at providing materials process solutions of societal magnitude including lightweight materials, cleaner and greener metallurgical processes, engineered materials to replace or repair injured body parts. The Department fosters a strong interaction with industry through their Industrial Research Chairs. Industrially oriented research is combined with fundamental studies to advance understanding of the microstructure mechanisms and resulting properties.

The department offers opportunities for study in the fields of casting and solidification of metals, ceramic processes and properties, corrosion, composite material processing and properties, hydrometallurgy and electrorefining, physical metallurgy, pyrometallurgy, remelting processes, thermomechanical processing and environmental processing.... [-]

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The restructured Master of Science in Planning is a thesis-based research program of study, which is differentiated from SCARP's accredited, professionally oriented Maste ... [+]

The restructured Master of Science in Planning is a thesis-based research program of study, which is differentiated from SCARP's accredited, professionally oriented Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) and is intended to provide learning opportunities for:

practicing professionals who want to strengthen their research skills; those with undergraduate planning degrees from accredited programs; and students (with or without a master's degree) interested in eventually doing doctoral research;

to undertake graduate-level study leading to a non-accredited, research-based master's degree.

Quick Facts Degree: Master of Science (Planning) Subject: Specialty Mode of delivery: On campus Specialization: Planning Program Components: Coursework + Options Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science School: School of Community and Regional Planning ... [-]
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Master

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The Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture (MASA) is a post-professional research degree offered in a two-year curriculum. Students work in independent design or rese ... [+]

The Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture (MASA) is a post-professional research degree offered in a two-year curriculum. Students work in independent design or research-based studies in collaboration with faculty members engaged in certain research themes. This immersive program is for those who wish to synthesize existing knowledge in architecture and progress contemporary concepts in the field. Within the wider University community, students engage themselves in a focused research environment enriched by resources and support from related disciplines such as community and regional planning, civil engineering, geography, and art history, visual and theory.

The Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture is a two-year research degree. You’ll work within the school and the wider University community as you pursue independent design or research-based studies in collaboration with a faculty supervisor. You may enrich this research through related disciplines such as community and regional planning, civil engineering, geography, art history, and visual art.... [-]

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The Master of Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture (MASLA) is a post-professional research degree offered in a two-year curriculum. Students work in independent res ... [+]

The Master of Advanced Studies in Landscape Architecture (MASLA) is a post-professional research degree offered in a two-year curriculum. Students work in independent research-based studies in collaboration with faculty members engaged in certain research themes. This immersive program is for those who wish to synthesize existing knowledge in landscape architecture and progress contemporary concepts in the field. Within the wider University community, students immerse themselves in a focused research environment enriched by resources and support from related disciplines such as community and regional planning, civil engineering, geography, and art history, visual and theory.

The MASLA program is intended for qualified applicants with a previous professional degree with the capacity for independent research. The main criteria for admissions include a comprehensive proposal for their research and prior consultation with individual faculty members to discuss student's ambitions and supported research topics.... [-]

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Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, e ... [+]

Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, energy, metals, pharmaceuticals, paper, plastics, and personal care products. Chemical and process engineers help to manage natural resources, protect the environment, control health and safety procedures and recycle materials while developing and managing the processes which make the products we use.

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering was established in 1999 at UBC and reflects the growing need for engineers in the fields of biotechnology, biomedical and bio-resource engineering. At present, there are 24 full-time faculty members in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, together with a support staff of 17.... [-]

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The Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.) program is suited to students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in a thesis based research program. An M.A.Sc. is expected to t ... [+]

The Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.) program is suited to students who wish to pursue a graduate degree in a thesis based research program. An M.A.Sc. is expected to take about 24 months. The MASc thesis is prepared with guidance from your Research Supervisor, who must agree to its technical content and findings. The thesis must be approved by a second reader, who may request revisions to the document. The Research Supervisor, in consultation with the second reader, assigns a grade to the thesis. M.A.Sc. degree candidates registered as full-time students are required to spend at least one winter session at the University. M.A.Sc. candidates may also register as part-time students. In either case, the program must be completed within 5 years of initial registration.... [-]

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The Master of Applied Science (MASc) in Electrical and Computer Engineering Program is for students interested in pursuing advanced studies and research in Biomedical Tec ... [+]

The Master of Applied Science (MASc) in Electrical and Computer Engineering Program is for students interested in pursuing advanced studies and research in Biomedical Technologies, Communications Systems, Computer and Software Systems, Energy Systems, or Micro and Nano Technologies. Electrical and Computer Engineers develop computing systems, from chip architecture to mobile applications, to communications protocols as well as the energy systems to allow these devices and all other electrical systems to function. The discipline has a huge impact on society because it helps to design the systems we use in everything from health to finance to safety.

In this program, students can choose to contribute to research on technologies very close to or already in the market, or technologies that are in the early stages of research such as quantum computing or carbon nanotubes.... [-]

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Materials research in the Department emphasizes the development of new processes and process models primarily for novel materials in the transportation sector and biomate ... [+]

Materials research in the Department emphasizes the development of new processes and process models primarily for novel materials in the transportation sector and biomaterials for medical applications and aims at providing materials process solutions of societal magnitude including lightweight materials, cleaner and greener metallurgical processes, engineered materials to replace or repair injured body parts.

The Department fosters a strong interaction with industry through their Industrial Research Chairs. Industrially oriented research is combined with fundamental studies to advance understanding of the microstructure mechanisms and resulting properties.

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The thesis-based Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc) in Mechanical Engineering is a traditional research-based degree. The program normally takes two years of full-time st ... [+]

The thesis-based Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc) in Mechanical Engineering is a traditional research-based degree. The program normally takes two years of full-time study and includes a total of thirty credits, research under the supervision of a faculty member and a thesis. The Master of Applied Science is the recommended course of study for students who may be interested in eventually pursuing a Ph.D.

Students taking their M.A.Sc in Mechanical Engineering can select one of four research areas: Design and Applied Mechanics, Mechatronics and Manufacturing, Thermofluids or Biomedical Engineering.*

*The Department of Mechanical Engineering also offers a full Biomedical Engineering (BMEG) program. Students in the BMEG program will achieve a degree in Biomedical Engineering.... [-]

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The Master of Applied Science is a Research degree requiring a thesis. Students can specialize in any of the following areas: social issues in mining, mining engineering ... [+]

The Master of Applied Science is a Research degree requiring a thesis. Students can specialize in any of the following areas: social issues in mining, mining engineering, mineral processing, mining and the environment, Rock mechanics, Mine Economics, Safety, Corporate Social Responsibility, etc.

Backed by an unparalleled reputation for expertise and innovation in mineral extraction, mineral processing and environmental protection, the graduate program in Mining Engineering has two types of students in mind:

Those from industry who wish to improve their workplace skills; and Those who wish to pursue research leading to advances in state-of-the-art or state-of-the-practice mining and mineral process engineering. ... [-]
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The Master of Architecture (MArch) graduate degree program offers an accredited three-year curriculum. This professional course of study is highly demanding with a large ... [+]

The Master of Architecture is a professional graduate degree, leading to certification with the Canadian Architectural Certification Board. The three-year program is highly demanding, with a large proportion of the curriculum dedicated to required coursework. You’ll take design studios alongside courses in history and theory, technical and material systems, and design media.

You’ll have opportunities to pursue individualized research through the selection of special topic design studios, thoughtful engagement with electives, and your graduate project. You can also participate in a number of optional and complimentary activities within the M.Arch program. These include co-op, design-build, study abroad, and exchanges.... [-]

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The dual degree option is a four-year program to pursue the Master of Architecture and the Master of Landscape Architecture at the same time. The dual degree is certified ... [+]

The dual degree option is a four-year program to pursue the Master of Architecture and the Master of Landscape Architecture at the same time. The dual degree is certified by both the Canadian Architectural Certification Board and the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. The dual degree program harmonizes architectural design with ecological consciousness to create an inclusive understanding of built and natural environments.

Quick Facts Degree: Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture Subject: Specialty Mode of delivery: On campus Specialization: Architecture Program Components: Coursework + Major Project/Essay required Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science School: School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Dual degree option ... [-]
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The field of planning practice (encompassing urban, community and regional planning, and related sub-specializations) has long been recognized as a professional field in ... [+]

The field of planning practice (encompassing urban, community and regional planning, and related sub-specializations) has long been recognized as a professional field in Canada, as elsewhere in the world. Founded by Dr. H.P. Oberlander in 1951, the School of Community and Regional Planning (SCARP) is one of the oldest planning schools in Canada.

Its Vision is “Sustainability through the Democratization of Planning,” and in achieving that Vision, SCARP's Mission is “to advance the transition to sustainability through excellence in integrated policy and planning research, professional education and community service.”

The objective of SCARP’s new Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) program is to further the Vision and Mission of the School by providing students, through cutting-edge content and innovative pedagogy, with the essential theory, skills, methods, and critical thinking and analytical tools they need to address the complex social and environmental issues of a rapidly urbanizing world. It is intensive and professionally oriented, and students emerge as well-rounded, critical, and creative agents of change.... [-]

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The Department has opened applications to its course based Master of Engineering (MEng) degree program. The Master of Engineering is a course-based program designed for ... [+]

The Department has opened applications to its course based Master of Engineering (MEng) degree program. The Master of Engineering is a course-based program designed for engineers wishing to upgrade their training. During this 12-16 month program, students take a prescribed set of courses.

Quick Facts Degree: Master of Engineering Subject: Engineering Mode of delivery: On campus Specialization: Chemical and Biological Engineering Program Components: Coursework Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science Course Requirements

The MEng is not a research degree and is intended primarily for candidates who have work experience in addition to a bachelor's degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering. The degree requires 30 credits of advanced coursework, which are divided as follows:... [-]

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The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng) program is a non-thesis, course-based graduate program in Civil Engineering, and is available in several areas of sp ... [+]

The Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng) program is a non-thesis, course-based graduate program in Civil Engineering, and is available in the following areas of specialization:

Environmental Systems Engineering. Geotechnical Engineering. Hydrotechnical Engineering. Project & Construction Management. Structural & Earthquake Engineering. Transportation Engineering.

Note that the specialization does not appear on the degree parchment or on the transcript.

Successful completion of the MEng degree requires the completion of 30 credits of coursework, subject to various constraints and requirements as provided below. For further information, please contact the Civil Engineering Graduate Support Office.... [-]

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ECE’s Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) program is designed for students who want to pursue their electrical and computer engineering education beyond the undergraduate leve ... [+]

ECE’s Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) program is designed for students who want to pursue their electrical and computer engineering education beyond the undergraduate level but are looking for an alternative to a thesis-based research program. The M.Eng. is now considered a minimum qualification for graduation in Europe, and the content provided here exceeds those expectations.

The Master of Engineering program requires students to complete 30 credits of coursework with the option of completing a supervised project. Students are free to choose among a number of graduate and senior undergraduate courses to complete the program.

Possible areas of concentration include:

Communications Computer Systems Energy Production Energy Utilization Micro/Nano Electronic Systems Signal Processing Software Engineering ... [-]
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Mechatronics Design combines the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering in the study of integrated modelling, analysis, design and manufacture of electromechanic ... [+]

Mechatronics Design combines the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering in the study of integrated modelling, analysis, design and manufacture of electromechanical and mechatronic systems. These principles can be applied in the following industries: transportation; manufacturing and production engineering; biomedical and healthcare technologies; energy; aviation and aerospace; automated office and household technologies; and computer systems.

Students must have a Bachelor of Applied Science or equivalent, as well as some prior education in mechatronics design, to be eligible for the Mechatronics Design MEng program.

Quick Facts Degree: Master of Engineering Subject: Engineering Mode of delivery: On campus Specialization: Mechatronics Design Program Components: Coursework only Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science Academic Requirements ... [-]
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Join the academic community of one of the world’s leading mining schools. We are one of a few mining schools in Canada with facilities and expertise in Mining, Mineral P ... [+]

Join the academic community of one of the world’s leading mining schools. We are one of a few mining schools in Canada with facilities and expertise in Mining, Mineral Processing, Rock Mechanics, Social License, Mine Economics and Environmental Sustainability. Enroll in a Master of Engineering Degree at a top ranked university and in one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world.*

Our cohort-based, professional Master of Engineering Degree is a course-based masters which allows one to specialize in one of the following areas:

Mining geotechnics, Mineral processing, Mine economics, or Mining sustainability and the environment.

The program attracts mining professionals from all corners of the world and creates a diverse network of mining expertise. Students benefit from the academic content as well as the international professional experience each student brings to the program. Students also have the opportunity to enhance their experience with an 4-8 month paid work term.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Advanced Materials Manufacturing is designed for engineers who want to advance their careers in the automotive, aerospace an ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Advanced Materials Manufacturing is designed for engineers who want to advance their careers in the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing sectors.

Advanced simulation tools are an integral facet of the program, and you will gain foundational knowledge in the latest composites, light alloys and advanced high-strength steels currently used and planned for the future. Combined with leadership courses to enhance business and communication skills, you will be equipped to develop innovative solutions, manage teams and direct projects.

In the last decade, it has become clear that companies must reinvent their advanced manufacturing capabilities to remain globally competitive. There is a growing need across multiple industries for engineers with the technical skills and expertise to research, develop, test and optimize these next-generation manufacturing solutions. This is a rapidly evolving field, and companies are challenged to find engineers who have the sector-relevant cross-disciplinary technical expertise to develop innovative solutions.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Clean Energy Engineering is designed for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to make their sustainable vi ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Clean Energy Engineering is designed for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to make their sustainable vision a reality and advance their careers in the in-demand field of clean energy.

Technical specialization in the areas of sustainable energy generation, energy transmission, distribution and storage, and efficient energy use are key components of the curriculum. Combined with strong leadership and business skills, this program will help you to develop innovative solutions, manage teams and direct projects - a skill set that is highly relevant in today’s business environment.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Dependable Software Systems is designed for software engineers who want to explore the principles and techniques for maintai ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

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

This program will equip tomorrow’s software professionals with an in-depth knowledge of the principles and techniques for developing dependable systems, including software testing and verification, error-resilient computing, computer security, and software processes. In addition to acquiring specialist skills, the program offers the opportunity to focus on courses that build a foundation of project management, communication and leadership skills — to prepare graduates to become effective technical managers who are adept at collaborative teamwork.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Green Bio-Products is a professional degree for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to excel and drive in ... [+]

Program update: This program is currently under review. We are planning on relaunching this program with a January 2020 intake. Further details to be released in the coming months.

"Sustainable Process Engineering is the new Green Bio-Products"

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Green Bio-Products is a professional degree for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to excel and drive innovation in the green bio-economy. This hybrid master’s program combines graduate-level engineering courses with UBC Sauder School of Business courses – giving you the skills and confidence to take your career in new directions.

There’s a growing demand for green alternatives to replace oil-based products and fuels in applications that include pharmaceuticals, food packaging, clothing and building materials, as well as cutting-edge carbon nanofibers and biofuels. Leading organizations are seeking professionals with the technical knowledge to maximize the opportunities inherent in these renewable materials and support a shift to a greener future. They’re also looking for individuals who have the business insight and interpersonal skills to lead multidisciplinary teams and guide change.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is designed for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High Performance Buildings is designed for engineers and architects who want to make a difference in the building sector. Graduates of this program will have the technical and leadership skills to improve the energy performance of existing buildings and design integrated high-performance energy systems for new buildings.

Energy use in buildings is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, making it a high priority to design more energy-efficient buildings and retrofit existing buildings. This is a growing sector, with opportunities in consulting, construction, manufacturing and government. With governments at all levels increasing the standards for energy conservation, there is a need for professionals who can take leadership in designing the integrated high-performing energy systems in our built environment.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is designed for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to develop and lead advan ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management is designed for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to develop and lead advanced and sustainable water management initiatives. Participants of the program will learn how to apply physical, chemical and biological unit operations and processes to water resources, and will become conversant with regulatory and environmental frameworks.

Water is a strategic resource, and access to clean and secure water is essential for human wellbeing. Demand for better water systems has resulted in the pressing need for people with the technical skills to develop practical solutions in areas that include water treatment, monitoring tools, information technologies, efficient water use and reuse, and novel biotechnologies.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering is designed for engineers who want to accelerate their career by leading and super ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Naval Architecture and 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.

There are more than 100,000 vessels in the world’s fleet — designed, built, maintained and managed by naval architects and marine engineers. It’s a growing sector, and it’s growing here in BC. Building competencies in the architecture, design and selection of ship machinery systems is one component of the technical curriculum. Combined with strong leadership and business skills, this program will help you to develop innovative solutions, manage teams and direct projects — a skill set that is highly relevant in today’s business environment.... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering is an interdisciplinary, industry-focused program that trains students in the de ... [+]

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering is an interdisciplinary, industry-focused program that trains students in the design and construction of ships and other structures in the marine environment. The comprehensive and innovative curriculum draws material from Mechanical, Civil, and Materials Engineering, and offers instruction by both leading researchers and industry professionals. Students leave the program prepared for immediate and stimulating work in a vital and growing industry.

(Have 3+ years of industry experience and an interest in project management? Check out UBC’s Master of Engineering Leadership in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering as well.) ... [-]

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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Urban Systems is a professional degree for systems thinkers who want to address complex infrastructure challenges. ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Urban Systems is a professional degree for systems thinkers who want to address complex infrastructure challenges. This hybrid program combines graduate-level engineering and urban planning courses with UBC Sauder School of Business courses – giving you the skills and confidence to build your career and drive innovation in urban planning.

Public and private sector organizations need urban planners and engineers who have technical decision-making knowledge to efficiently design and manage urban infrastructure and services. They need people with a multidisciplinary perspective who understand the complex interplay of social, environmental and financial factors of the built environment. They’re also looking for people who have the business perspective and interpersonal skills to lead teams and guide change.... [-]

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The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) graduate degree program offers an accredited three-year curriculum. This professional course of study is highly demanding with ... [+]

The Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) graduate degree program offers an accredited three-year curriculum. This professional course of study is highly demanding with a large proportion of the curriculum being required coursework. Design studios are integrated with courses in landscape history and theory, site analysis and planning, and management of environments. Within this challenging program, opportunities to develop an individual identity and special skills are made possible through the selection of specialized topic design studios, thoughtful engagement with electives, and especially through the execution of the Graduation Project.

The academics are coupled with experience in the contemporary profession with internships available for credits. By working in firms or agencies related to student's areas of interest, design development, and documentation skills are honed for future practice. Students build and expand their professional network through these positions and small student-faculty ratios.... [-]

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The Master of Urban Design program is offered in a one-year curriculum with a central focus on urban design at all scales - from the regional district to the neighbourhoo ... [+]

Urban design is the discipline of the design and management of our ever-changing cities driven by urbanization, global economics, and advancing technologies.

The Master of Urban Design program is offered in a one-year curriculum with a central focus on urban design at all scales - from the regional district to the neighbourhood block. The post-professional course of study integrates design studios with courses in urban design history and theory, economics, and public policy. Within the intensive structure, there are opportunities to orchestrate personal interests in the discipline through selection of electives and research topics.

The challenging program is founded on combining academia with the contemporary profession. Each year, the program explores an urban design theme through community partnerships with regional organizations. In the design studios, students collaborate with faculty, stakeholders, and professionals on real-world projects for possible future applications.... [-]

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