The MEERL program allows our students to combine full-time professional responsibilities from anywhere in the world, with part-time graduate studies. In this 20-month part-time program, you will take 10 courses and participate in two immersive residential sessions held in Kingston, ON and Calgary, AB.
Dates are subject to change.
Additional mandatory and optional workshops are not listed.
|Semester 1||1st Residential||Kingston, Ontario||August 16 - 20, 2021|
|EERL 807 - Module 1||Technology and Innovation (During Residential)||August 18 - 20, 2021|
|EERL 801||Resource Life Cycle Overview||August - December|
|EERL 803||Economic Essentials Part 1||September - December|
|Semester 2||EERL 802||Strategic Leadership in the Resource Sector||January - April|
|EERL 805||Operating Effectively: Law, Policy, Regulation, and Ethics||January - April|
|Semester 3||EERL 807 - Module 2||Technology and Innovation||May|
|EERL 811||Sector-Focused Project||May - April|
|EERL 810||Field-Based Synthesis (Field Trip)||June - July|
|2nd Residential||Calgary, Alberta||June or July|
|EERL 804||Economic Essentials Part 2 (During Residential)||June or July|
|Semester 4||EERL 807 - Module 3||Technology and Innovation||September|
|EERL 808||Mineral Life Cycle||September - December|
|EERL 809||Energy Life Cycle||October - December|
|Semester 5||EERL 807 - Module 4||Technology and Innovation||January|
|EERL 806||Communications and Partnerships||January - April|
The first session is held at the start of the program over 5 days at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. You will get to know your classmates and instructors, begin your first courses and discover best practices to be successful in online learning
There is an optional 8-day elective field trip course paired with the second session where students visit industry sites in Western Canada (EERL 810: Field-Based Synthesis)
The second session is held midway through the program over 8 days in Calgary, Alberta. You will complete one of your core courses in just a week, reconnect with your classmates, attend networking events and workshops. (EERL 804: Economic Essentials Part 2)