GRE or Other Test Scores

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

The Graduate Record Examination has two components: a General Test measuring verbal, quantitative, and analytical reasoning skills, and a Subject Test measuring achievement in particular  fields of study. The table GRE Requirements by Program lists which graduate program at UBC requires a GRE test.

The UBC institution code is 0965.

Graduate Management Test (GMAT)

Applicants to the MBA and MScB programs in the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration are required to submit GMAT results (applicants to the MScB in Transportation may submit the GRE or the GMAT). Applicants to the PhD program in the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration must submit either GMAT or GRE results.

GRE Requirements by Program

Specializationsort descending Program Name GRE required?
Accounting Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Accounting (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Architecture Master of Architecture (MARCH) Optional
Architecture Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture (MASA) Optional
Atmospheric Science Doctor of Philosophy in Atmospheric Science (PhD) Optional
Atmospheric Science Master of Science in Atmospheric Science (MSc) Optional
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSc) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Chemistry Master of Science in Chemistry (MSc) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Counselling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology (PhD) Required by all applicants
Counselling Psychology Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MA) Required by all applicants
Craniofacial Science Master of Science in Craniofacial Science (MSc) Required by all applicants
Craniofacial Science Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science (PhD) Required by all applicants
Economics Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Economics Master of Arts in Economics (MA) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Endodontics Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science and Diploma in Endodontics (PhD/Dip. Endodontics) Optional
Finance Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Finance (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Finance Master of Science in Business Administration in Finance (MSCB) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Health Administration Master of Health Administration (MHA) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Library, Archival and Information Studies Doctor of Philosophy in Library, Archival and Information Studies (PhD) Required by all applicants
Linguistics Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics (PhD) Optional
Linguistics Master of Arts in Linguistics (MA) Optional
Management Information Systems Master of Science in Business Administration in Management Information Systems (MSCB) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Management Information Systems Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Management Information Systems (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Management Science Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Management Science (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Marketing Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Marketing (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Measurement, Evaluation and Research Methodology Doctor of Philosophy in Measurement, Evaluation and Research Methodology (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering (PhD) Optional
Mechanical Engineering Master of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering (MASc) Optional
Microbiology and Immunology Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Immunology (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Microbiology and Immunology Master of Science in Microbiology and Immunology (MSc) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Neuroscience Master of Science in Neuroscience (MSc) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Nursing Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing (PhD) Required by all applicants
Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Optional
Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (MSc) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Occupational Therapy Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Organizational Behavior Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Organizational Behaviour (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Doctor of Philosophy in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Master of Science in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (MSc) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Planning Doctor of Philosophy in Planning (PhD) Optional
Planning Master of Arts in Planning (MAP) Optional
Planning Master of Science in Planning (MSCP) Optional
Political Science Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Political Science Master of Arts in Political Science (MA) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Population and Public Health Master of Science in Population and Public Health (MSc) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Population and Public Health Doctor of Philosophy in Population and Public Health (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Population and Public Health Master of Public Health and Diploma in Dental Public Health (MPHDPH) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Population and Public Health Master of Public Health (MPH) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology (PhD) Required by all applicants
Psychology Master of Arts in Psychology (MA) Required by all applicants
Rehabilitation Sciences Master of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences (MSc) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Rehabilitation Sciences Doctor of Philosophy in Rehabilitation Sciences (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
School Psychology Master of Arts in School Psychology (MA) Required by all applicants
School Psychology Master of Education in School Psychology (MEd) Required by all applicants
School Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in School Psychology (PhD) Required by all applicants
Sociology Master of Arts in Sociology (MA) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Sociology Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Special Education Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education (PhD) Required by some applicants (check program website)
Strategy & Business Economics Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Strategy and Business Economics (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Transportation & Logistics Master of Science in Business Administration in Transportation and Logistics (MSCB) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Transportation & Logistics Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Transportation and Logistics (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)
Urban Land Economics Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Urban Land Economics (PhD) GRE or comparable test (check program website)