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The MSc in Sustainable Energy Development offered me an opportunity to see first-hand many of the technical and intellectual challenges facing those who consider sustainable energy development as a necessary step in the evolution of human society."

Noel Dekking

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A One of a Kind Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Energy Development

The University of Calgary’s Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Development (SEDV) is an interdisciplinary graduate program providing a balanced education related to energy and environmental management. A combined offering through the Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering and the Faculties of Law and Environmental Design, SEDV is an unprecedented program designed for professionals and students who are seeking a broad-based and comprehensive education in sustainable energy.

SEDV curriculum is delivered by recognized experts, leading academics and professionals from the associated faculties. This highly qualified group works together to ensure the courses are relevant and speak to current themes seen in today’s energy sector; it is this interdisciplinary blend that provides a unique experience for our graduate students.

Upon completion, graduates leave equipped to effectively manage sustainable energy projects and operations, while minimizing impact on the environment and maximizing the socio-economic benefits to society. SEDV alumni can be found in a variety of roles within oil and gas, renewable energy, government and non-government organizations, policy-making bodies, environmental consultation, etc. As more companies move toward sustainable energy practices, your possibilities are endless! 

Regardless of your background - be it design, business or law, economics, biology, or engineering - if you want to drive the future of sustainable energy development, you belong here.