Academic Offering

MSc in Sustainable Energy Development

Where bold thinking energizes change.

SEDV is an interdisciplinary, comprehensive graduate program with a cross section of courses providing a holistic approach to energy and environmental management. Comprised of courses centered around energy foundations, environmental engineering, environmental and social sustainability, and economic and commerce sustainability, the SEDV curriculum delivers a degree that fulfills the need for students wishing to move from a technical foundation provided in an engineering, geology, environmental and/or social undergraduate degree to a truly interdisciplinary professional practice focused on leadership.


Interdisciplinary Focus

Drawing on the university’s expertise in environmental engineering, natural resources law, business management, Indigenous relations, and environmental science, our curriculum combines disciplines to provide a holistic approach to energy and its complexities.


Academic Curriculum

Consisting of 13 lecture courses and 3 seminar style courses to compliment the students’ capstone progress, our interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to complement and build upon the knowledge gained as students progress through the program.


Format and Timing

Structured over 16-months of full-time study, this downtown based program provides students the opportunity to enhance their existing academic background and professional experience with the knowledge and skills needed to further their careers in a condensed format.


Capstone Projects

As part of the SEDV curriculum, students complete a research project to integrate and apply the concepts learned throughout their program to tackle practical real-world situation based on their own interest or paired with one of our many industry partners.


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