Notes on Eligibility

ECTS Credit System

3-year bachelor degrees for master's degree admission and 5-year master's degrees for doctoral degree admission are accepted at UBC. Please note that some countries may have both the old academic degrees and the new ECTS degrees.

UBC Master's Program Requirements

Years of Study required

at least four years of study

Overall Grade Required

2.5 on a reverse-scale of 4 (or equivalent)

Credentials or Degrees Required

Candidatus agriculturae (agriculture), Candidatus arkitekt (architect), Candidatus juris (law), Candidatus Magisterii (Cand.Mag.), Candidatus medicinae (medicine), Candidatus medicinae veterinarie (veterinary medicine), Candidatus odontologie (dentistry), Candidatus pharmaciae (pharmacy), Examen oeconomiae (economics), Handelsokonom (commerce and business), Sivilingenior (civil engineering), Sivilokonom (civil economist)

UBC Doctoral Program Requirements

Overall Grade Required


Credentials or Degrees Required

Candidatus oeconomiae (economics), Candidatus paedagogia (education), Candidatus philologiae (philosophy), Candidatus politicarium, Candidatus psychologiae (psychology), Candidatus realium (science), Candidatus scientarium (science), Candidatus sociologiae (sociology), Licenciatus (lic.), Magister artium/Magister scientarium