TOEFL - Program Minimum Requirements

If a program is not listed in this overview or if individual component scores are not listed, the UBC standard minimum requirements apply: 90 for the internet-based exam (with minimum component scores of 22 [reading, listening] and 21 [writing, speaking]).
Specializationsort descending Program Name Overall Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Accounting Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Accounting (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Adult Learning and Education Master of Education in Adult Learning and Education (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Adult Learning and Global Change Master of Education in Adult Learning and Global Change (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Advanced Materials Manufacturing Master of Engineering Leadership in Advanced Materials Manufacturing (MEL) 90 22 22 21 21
Agricultural Economics Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (MSc) 90 22 22 21 21
Ancient Culture, Religion and Ethnicity Master of Arts in Ancient Culture, Religion and Ethnicity (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Anthropology Master of Arts in Anthropology (MA) 100 22 25 22 25
Anthropology Doctor of Philosophy in Anthropology (PhD) 100 22 25 22 25
Applied Animal Biology Master of Science in Applied Animal Biology (MSc) 90 22 22 21 21
Applied Animal Biology Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Animal Biology (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Architecture Master of Architecture (MARCH) 100 22 22 21 21
Architecture Master of Advanced Studies in Architecture (MASA) 100 22 22 21 21
Archival Studies Master of Archival Studies (MAS) 100 22 22 21 21
Archival Studies and Library Information Studies Master of Archival Studies and Master of Library and Information Studies (MASLIS) 100 22 22 21 21
Art Education Master of Arts in Art Education (MA) 92 22 22 22 22
Art Education Master of Education in Art Education (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Art History Doctor of Philosophy in Art History (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Art History Master of Arts in Art History (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Art History (Critical Curatorial Studies) Master of Arts in Art History (Critical Curatorial Studies) (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Asian Studies Master of Arts in Asian Studies (MA) 90 22 22 21 21
Asian Studies Doctor of Philosophy in Asian Studies (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Astronomy Master of Science in Astronomy (MSc) 90 22 22 21 21
Astronomy Doctor of Philosophy in Astronomy (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Atmospheric Science Master of Science in Atmospheric Science (MSc) 100 22 22 23 22
Atmospheric Science Doctor of Philosophy in Atmospheric Science (PhD) 100 22 22 23 22
Audiology and Speech Sciences Master of Science in Audiology and Speech Sciences (MSc) 100 25 25 25 25
Audiology and Speech Sciences Doctor of Philosophy in Audiology and Speech Sciences (PhD) 100 25 25 25 25
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Master of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (MSc) 106 27 27 24 29
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (PhD) 106 27 27 24 29
Bioinformatics Master of Science in Bioinformatics (MSc) 100 22 22 21 21
Bioinformatics Doctor of Philosophy in Bioinformatics (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Biomedical Engineering Master of Applied Science in Biomedical Engineering (MASc) 93 22 22 21 21
Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Engineering (PhD) 93 22 22 21 21
Botany Doctor of Philosophy in Botany (PhD) 92 22 22 22 22
Botany Master of Science in Botany (MSc) 92 22 22 22 22
Cell and Developmental Biology Master of Science in Cell and Developmental Biology (MSc) 100 22 22 22 22
Cell and Developmental Biology Doctor of Philosophy in Cell and Developmental Biology (PhD) 100 22 22 22 22
Chemical and Biological Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Chemical and Biological Engineering Master of Applied Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering (MASc) 90 22 22 21 21
Chemical and Biological Engineering Master of Science in Chemical and Biological Engineering (MSc) 90 22 22 21 21
Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PhD) 92 23 23 22 22
Chemistry Master of Science in Chemistry (MSc) 92 23 23 22 22
Children's Literature Master of Arts in Children's Literature (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Choral Conducting Master of Music in Conducting (Emphasis Choral Conducting) (MMUS) 90 22 22 21 21
Civil Engineering Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering (MASc) 100 22 22 21 21
Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology Master of Arts in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Classics Master of Arts in Classics (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Classics Doctor of Philosophy in Classics (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Clean Energy Engineering Master of Engineering Leadership in Clean Energy Engineering (MEL) 90 22 22 21 21
Composition Doctor of Musical Arts in Composition (DMA) 93 23 23 22 22
Composition Master of Music in Composition (MMUS) 90 22 22 21 21
Computer Science Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc) 100 22 22 21 21
Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Counselling Psychology Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology (MA) 90 22 22 22 22
Counselling Psychology Master of Education in Counselling Psychology (MEd) 90 22 22 22 22
Counselling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology (PhD) 90 22 22 22 22
Craniofacial Science Master of Science in Craniofacial Science (MSc) 93 22 22 21 21
Craniofacial Science Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science (PhD) 93 22 22 21 21
Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA) 90 22 22 21 21
Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (Distance) (MFA) 90 22 22 21 21
Creative Writing and Theatre Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Theatre (MFA) 90 22 22 21 21
Curriculum and Leadership Master of Education in Curriculum and Leadership (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Curriculum Studies Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum Studies (PhD) 92 22 22 22 22
Curriculum Studies Master of Arts in Curriculum Studies (MA) 92 22 22 22 22
Curriculum Studies Master of Education in Curriculum Studies (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Data Science Master of Data Science (MDS) 100
Dependable Software Systems Master of Engineering Leadership in Dependable Software Systems (MEL) 90 22 22 21 21
Early Childhood Education Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education (MA) 90 22 22 21 21
Early Childhood Education Master of Education in Early Childhood Education (MEd) 90 22 22 21 21
Economics Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PhD) 93 22 22 22 22
Economics Master of Arts in Economics (MA) 93 22 22 22 22
Education Technology Master of Educational Technology (MET) 90 22 22 21 22
Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Education in Educational Administration and Leadership (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Educational Leadership and Policy Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy (EdD) 92 22 22 22 22
Educational Studies Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies (PhD) 92 22 22 22 22
Educational Studies Master of Arts in Educational Studies (MA) 92 22 22 22 22
Educational Studies Master of Education in Educational Studies (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Electrical and Computer Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Electrical and Computer Engineering Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MASc) 100 22 22 21 21
Endodontics Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science and Diploma in Endodontics (PhD/Dip. Endodontics) 93 22 22 21 21
Endodontics Master of Science in Craniofacial Science and Diploma in Endodontics (MSc/Dip. Endodontics) 93 22 22 21 21
Engineering Physics Master of Applied Science in Engineering Physics (MASc) 90 22 22 21 21
English Doctor of Philosophy in English (PhD) 104 22 22 21 21
English Master of Arts in English (MA) 104 22 22 21 21
Ethnomusicology Master of Arts in Music, Emphasis Ethnomusicology (MA) 93 23 23 22 22
Ethnomusicology Doctor of Philosophy in Music, Emphasis Ethnomusicology (PhD) 93 23 23 22 22
Experimental Medicine Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD) 96 22 22 21 21
Experimental Medicine Master of Science in Experimental Medicine (MSc) 96 22 22 21 21
Film Production Master of Fine Arts in Film Production (MFA) 100 22 22 21 21
Film Production and Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts in Film Production and Creative Writing (MFA) 100 22 22 21 21
Film Studies Master of Arts in Film Studies (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Finance Master of Science in Business Administration in Finance (MSCB) 100 22 22 21 21
Finance Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in Finance (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Food And Resource Economics Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) 90 22 22 21 21
Food Science Master of Food Science (MFS) 90 22 22 21 21
Food Science Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Food Science Master of Science in Food Science (MSc) 90 22 22 21 21
Forestry Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry (PhD) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Master of Sustainable Forest Management (MSFM) 100 23 23 22 24

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