The Master of Engineering Leadership (MEL) in High-Performance Buildings is a professional degree for architects and engineers who want to excel and drive innovation in the building industry. This hybrid master’s program combines graduate-level architecture and engineering courses with UBC Sauder School of Business courses – giving you the skills and confidence to take your career in new directions.

Across the globe, there is an increasing demand for high-performance buildings – buildings that enhance our urban environments through reduced energy use and greenhouse gas emissions while improving the overall experience of those who use them. Governments and leading organizations are seeking architects and engineers with an integrated understanding of energy systems and regenerative development to design the next generation of high-performance buildings. They’re also looking for individuals who have the business insight and interpersonal skills to lead multidisciplinary teams and guide change.