MSc in Sustainable Energy Development

MSc in Sustainable Energy Development

Where bold thinking energizes change.

Founded in 1996, the University of Calgary’s Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Development (SEDV) is an interdisciplinary graduate program established though a multi-faculty collaboration. With its home in the School of Public Policy, students benefit from the teaching and expertise of faculty members from the Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape, Faculty of Science, and Faculty of Law to offer a holistic approach to sustainable energy education. Tailored for both professionals and students, SEDV provides a comprehensive understanding of sustainable energy, equipping graduates with the skills to manage projects and operations effectively, all while minimizing environmental impact and maximizing socio-economic benefits.


Interdisciplinary Focus

Leveraging the university’s expertise in environmental engineering, natural resources law, business management, Indigenous relations, and environmental science, our curriculum integrates these diverse disciplines to offer a holistic approach to understanding energy and its complexities.


Diverse Cohort

The diverse academic and professional backgrounds of our students enrich the interdisciplinary nature of the SEDV program, fostering a dynamic learning environment where varying viewpoints contribute to vibrant discussions and collaborative projects.


Industry Connection

Our academic experience is enriched through site visits, guest speakers, mentorship opportunities, and project partnerships, effectively bridging the energy industry with our classroom. These initiatives provide invaluable real-world context, broadening perspectives, and deepening understanding.


Unlock Your Potential

As an SEDV student, you'll access abundant opportunities at the University of Calgary and School of Public Policy, refining your skills for the energy industry. From specialized workshops to networking events, you'll be equipped for a seamless transition into the professional sphere.

After a 5-year career in oil and gas I was looking to prepare my career for the future. SEDV provided me an opportunity to explore both, introducing me to a diverse group of industry and academic professionals, expanding my knowledge and encouraged me to understand different perspectives.


Nick Kendrick


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