MEL On Campus

Advanced Materials Manufacturing

University of British Columbia

12 months
54367 CAD/year
29810 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Advanced Materials Manufacturing is a professional degree from University of British Columbia for engineers who want to excel and drive change. The hybrid 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.


The MEL in Advanced Materials Manufacturing program from University of British Columbia offers a unique combination of technical and business classes – giving you the strategic skills to play a leading role in forward-thinking organizations. 

Engineering courses span the entire industry value chain, from materials selection through to production. Business courses offered by the top-ranked UBC Sauder School of Business give you a solid foundation in business strategy and innovation, operations and logistics, project management, and organizational leadership.

What makes the program unique?

  • Immerse yourself in a cutting-edge research environment at UBC – a leader in advanced materials manufacturing that is recognized globally for its expertise in metals, alloys, composites and associated manufacturing operations. You’ll work with the latest process simulation tools and complete case studies on materials selection and life-cycle analysis.
  • Technical knowledge is not enough. Through courses offered by UBC Sauder School of Business, you’ll gain foundational business skills, improving your understanding of broad-based management concepts.
  • Leadership development is embedded throughout the program, giving you ongoing opportunities to lead teams and projects and strengthen your interpersonal skills.
  • Engineering who have mastered both a technical specialization and have an understanding of business have a distinct competitive advantage. In demand locally, nationally and internationally, our graduates have successfully moved into sought-after positions and new industry sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Simulation and Modelling Tools for Materials Manufacturing
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Analytics & Interpretation for Applied Sciences
  • Material Optimization for the Manufacturing of Structural Metallic Components 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants are advised to use the online application system. Learn more about application fees, payment methods, and application fee waivers.
  • A statement of interest is an important part of most graduate school applications. It may also be called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar. 
  • Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must provide results of an English language proficiency examination as part of their application.
  • All students who are enrolled in programs that include a practicum component involving work with children or vulnerable adults will have to undergo a criminal record check before they will be permitted to register in the practicum.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    54367 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 54367 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    29810 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29810 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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