Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership

Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership
Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership

The Master of Earth and Energy Resources Leadership (MEERL) is a part-time program, beginning in September and completed in 20 months. You can remain working while taking this program. Additionally, with content delivered 80% online you can study from anywhere in the world and join us in Canada from the in-person sessions.  


Program Overview    

Over the program, you will attend:

  • 7 core courses
  • 3 of 4 elective courses
  • Guest lectures from leaders in the energy and minerals sectors
  • Networking events

The program will be taught through:

  • Real-life case examples for discussion, analysis, and recommendations
  • Hands-on approach – tools and methodologies you can apply to your career immediately
  • Feedback from classmates, professors, and industry advisors and mentors


Online Experience    

The online experience includes recorded lectures, live sessions, and active discussion boards.  You will receive the same instruction and complete the same kinds of assignments as you would in a traditional graduate classroom.

The advantages of the online experience are:

  • Recorded lectures can be completed at your desired timing and pace
  • Live in-person webinars create an interactive environment with the professors and fellow students, and makes space for questions and discussions
  • Discussion boards promote learning from your fellow classmates and sharing experiences

In addition, some of your professors personalize your experience by having phone or skype calls about you, your assignments, and your challenges.

A variety of technologies are combined to provide this online experience including our internal program page with all the details you will need about your courses and assignments.


In-Person Sessions  

You will be required to attend two to three residential sessions over the 20 month program. During these in-person sessions you will get to know your classmates and professors, take core courses, and attend networking events with senior industry leaders.

The first residential session is held at the start of the program (September) at Queen’s University, in Kingston Ontario. This session is approximately 5 days long and will be your opportunity to make relationships with your classmates and professors before starting your online experience.

The second residential session is held 9 to 12 months later (summer term of year 1) in Calgary Alberta. Over 10 to 15 days you will take core courses and attend networking events. Paired before or after this residential session are elective field-trip courses based in Western Canada (EERL 809: Energy Life Cycle Track and EERL 810: Field-Based Synthesis).