Notes on Eligibility

Three year Bachelor degrees are acceptable as a basis for admission to graduate studies at UBC. Master's degree by research are often not graded. As such, strong reference letters (with at least one letter from the student's supervisor) are required.

UBC Master's Program Requirements

Years of Study required

at least three years of study

Overall Grade Required

Second Class, Upper Division or Distinction

Credentials or Degrees Required

Bachelor's Degree

UBC Doctoral Program Requirements

Overall Grade Required


Credentials or Degrees Required

Master's Degree (by coursework), Master's Degree (by research only)

Financial Awards

This is a list of selected awards that you may be able to apply for if you meet the eligibility criteria. Please review the database of financial awards for other award opportunities.

Profiles of Students from Australia

Sarah Dickson-Hoyle

Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry (PhD)
Wildfire as a catalyst for co-management: Indigenous knowledge, stewardship and restoration of (post)fire landscapes in British Columbia

David Wakeham

Doctor of Philosophy in Physics (PhD)
Connections between quantum gravity and information