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

Danielle Salvatore

Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD)
Optimization of Electrolyzers for CO2 Reduction

Brittany Epple

Master of Arts in Kinesiology (MA)
Coping with Emotions related to Multiple Concussions in Varsity Sport

Rozlyn Boutin

Doctor of Medicine and Doctor of Philosophy (MDPhD)
Microbiota-mediated immunoregulation and childhood asthma

Alissa Greer

Doctor of Philosophy in Population and Public Health (PhD)
Peer Engagement in Harm Reduction in British Columbia

Haley Lewis

Master of Journalism (MJ)
The successful vs. unsuccessful proliferation of social justice related hashtags