UBC Master's Program Requirements

Years of Study required

at least four years of study

Overall Grade Required

B+ average in third and fourth year-level course work

Credentials or Degrees Required

Bachelor's Degree

UBC Doctoral Program Requirements

Overall Grade Required

overall average of B+ standing.

Credentials or Degrees Required

Master's degree

Notes on Eligibility

Eligibility for the Master's degree at UBC requires an Honours or Bachelor's degree requiring four years of study with a B+ average in third and fourth year-level course work. *From Quebec's French universities, a three-year Bachelor's degree is acceptable provided the Diplome d'Etudes Collegiales (DEC) has been previously awarded. Theological degrees (i.e., degrees in theology or degrees offered by a bible college, seminary or theological school) may not be acceptable as a basis for admission to graduate studies at the University of British Columbia. Applicants will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Profiles of Students from Canada

Miranda Meents

Doctor of Philosophy in Botany (PhD)
Assessing and Improving Teaching of Problem Solving in Undergraduate Cell Biology Classrooms

Justin Chu

Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics (PhD)
High Performance Computational Tools for Nucleic Acid Sequence Classification, Assembly and Analysis

Siba Ghrear

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD)
Social Perspective taking

Erin Macri

Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD)
Patellofemoral osteoarthritis: alignment as a risk factor for onset and progression

Andrea Johnson

Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work (PhD)
Cancer as interruption: Exploring the experiences of adolescents who have recently completed treatment for cancer

Will Plowright

Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (PhD)
Child Soldiers and Armed Non‐State Groups: Legitimacy and the Negotiation of Humanitarian Space in Intra‐state War