School of Sustainable Energy Engineering

Surrey Campus

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Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc)

The School of Sustainable Energy Engineering (SEE) is the first of its kind in Western Canada. Immerse yourself in an interdisciplinary learning environment and develop in-demand skills that prepare you to become a global leader in clean technology.

Discover your potential for shaping a better tomorrow. Become industry-ready to work in high-demand sectors such as cleantech, renewable energy, smart cities, sustainable manufacturing, clean power generation and utilization, and sustainable food and water solutions.

Program Highlights

  • Direct admission, start studying as a major from the first day of classes
  • State-of-the-art building has innovative sustainability features that will serve as a “living lab” for student projects
  • One-year, paid co-operative education allows you to explore your career paths
  • Interdisciplinary curriculum combines courses from Faculty of Science, Faculty of Environment, and Beedie School of Business
  • Immersive experiences put your skills into practice during team-based, community-engaged projects
  • Final year two-semester capstone in which you will develop a significant sustainable energy engineering project under the guidance of a faculty member
  • Accredited curriculum allows you to fulfill the requirements to become a professional engineer

Elective Focus Areas

  • Smart Cities
  • Clean Transportation
  • Sustainable Manufacturing

Sample Courses

  • Bioprocess Engineering
  • Embedded Computer Systems
  • Energy Storage
  • Integrated Energy Solutions
  • Power Systems Analysis
  • Sustainable Energy Design

Sample Career Fields

  • Clean Technology
  • Clean Transportation
  • Renewable Energy
  • Smart Cities
  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Water Resources

Sample Project

Dr. Zafar Adeel works with First Nation communities to achieve food sovereignty while ensuring sustainable access to water and energy.