Professional Programs

Learn more about the new Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) degree, offered by UBC Applied Science in collaboration with the Sauder School of Business. This one-year, full-time program will help you accelerate your career into the exciting and rapidly-advancing industry of sustainable energy.

Research Programs

Our team of world-leading researchers is always looking for new people to collaborate on solutions to the most difficult energy challenges of today. With our state-of-the-art research infrastructure, you will have a unique platform to launch your career.


Sustainable energy solutions need strong communities, and building respectful local, regional, and global relationships is an integral part of our interdisciplinary approach to education. Through these relationships, our faculty and students are ambassadors, promoting clean energy for government, industry, and civil society.

Number of renewable energy jobs (thousands) by sector in 2014

Solar PV

Liquid Biofuels

Wind Power


Solar Heating/Cooling


Small Hydropower


Concentrated Solar

Renewable Energy Employment (in thousands)