The School of Engineering is an integral part of the Faculty of Applied Science at UBC. It comprises award-winning faculty and researchers, staff, and students, all engaged in a close-knit, inclusive learning environment with strong links to industry and government.

Undergraduate Program

Our common-core, design-from-the-start curriculum emphasizes interdisciplinary, project-based approaches to learning.  Specializations include civil, electrical and mechanical programs.


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Graduate Program

Focus on advanced project learning through MASc and PhD programs or upgrade your skills through professional MEng degrees.


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The School of Engineering supports an intensive research environment within Civil, Electrical, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering.


Featured Research News

New ways to reduce opioid abuse

New research at the UBC’s Okanagan campus, Harvard Medical School and the University of Texas is exploring the role nanotechnologies can play in reducing opioid abuse.


UBC researchers develop high-level gas detection system

A new gas detector, developed by researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus, enables highly accurate odour analysis for so many different applications it has been nicknamed the ‘artificial nose.’