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Integrated Water Management, MEL

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #51 (QS) ,
The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in Integrated Water Management from University of British Columbia  is a professional degree for engineers and environmental science graduates who want to excel and drive innovation in sustainable water management initiatives. 

About

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.

In just 12-months, this master’s degree will:

  • learn how to apply physical, chemical and biological unit operations and processes to water resources, while also increasing your familiarity with regulatory and environmental frameworks
  • sharpen your technical and analytical skills through a project-based curriculum that covers all stages of the industry value chain and incorporates hands-on learning opportunities
  • study under renowned faculty and industry experts at one of the world’s top 40 universities
  • expand your professional network while collaborating with other MEL students
  • gain the fundamental business, project management and interpersonal skills to advance your career and confidently take on positions of increased responsibility

Career

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. Read some of our alumni stories on our website to find out how our graduates have gone on to excel their careers with their UBC MEL in Integrated Water Management degree. Graduates of the program started in positions, such as Environmental EIT, Environmental Specialist, President & CEO.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical & Biological Water Treatment Design
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Strategy & Innovation
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Hydrology
  • Business Acumen For Technical Leaders
  • Water & Wastewater Management Strategies
  • Water Resources Systems Planning & Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • 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
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52272 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52276 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29220 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29225 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Vancouver

  • 1590 - 2690 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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