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 ascending Program Name Overall Listening Reading Speaking Writing
Global Surgical Care Master of Global Surgical Care (MGSC) 90 22 22 21 21
Germanic Studies Master of Arts in Germanic Studies (MA) 90 22 22 21 21
Germanic Studies Doctor of Philosophy in Germanic Studies (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Geophysics Master of Applied Science in Geophysics (MASc) 100 22 22 23 22
Geophysics Master of Science in Geophysics (MSc) 100 22 22 23 22
Geophysics Doctor of Philosophy in Geophysics (PhD) 100 22 22 23 22
Geological Sciences Master of Science in Geological Sciences (MSc) 100 22 22 23 22
Geological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy in Geological Sciences (PhD) 100 22 22 23 22
Geological Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Geological Engineering (PhD) 100 22 22 23 22
Geological Engineering Master of Engineering in Geological Engineering (MEng) 90 22 22 23 22
Geological Engineering Master of Applied Science in Geological Engineering (MASc) 100 22 22 23 22
Geography Master of Science in Geography (MSc) 100 22 22 21 21
Geography Doctor of Philosophy in Geography (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Geography Master of Arts in Geography (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Genome Science and Technology Master of Science in Genome Science and Technology (MSc) 100 22 22 21 21
Genome Science and Technology Doctor of Philosophy in Genome Science and Technology (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Genetic Counselling Master of Science in Genetic Counselling (MSc) 103 26 26 23 28
Genetic and Genomic Counselling Doctor of Philosophy in Genetic and Genomic Counselling (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice Master of Arts in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (MA) 90 22 22 21 21
Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice Doctor of Philosophy in Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
French Doctor of Philosophy in French (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
French Master of Arts in French (MA) 90 22 22 21 21
Forestry Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Master of Urban Forestry Leadership (MUFL) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry (PhD) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Master of Applied Science in Forestry (MASc) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Master of Forestry (MF) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Master of Sustainable Forest Management (MSFM) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Master of Science in Forestry (MSc) 100 23 23 22 24
Forestry Master of International Forestry (MIF) 100 23 23 22 24
Food Science Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
Food Science Master of Food Science (MFS) 90 22 22 21 21
Food Science Master of Science in Food Science (MSc) 90 22 22 21 21
Food And Resource Economics Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) 90 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
Film Production and Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts in Film Production and Creative Writing (MFA) 100 22 22 21 21
Film Production Master of Fine Arts in Film Production (MFA) 100 22 22 21 21
Experimental Medicine Master of Science in Experimental Medicine (MSc) 96 22 22 22 22
Experimental Medicine Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Medicine (PhD) 96 22 22 22 22
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
English Doctor of Philosophy in English (PhD) 104 22 22 21 21
English Master of Arts in English (MA) 104 22 22 21 21
Engineering Physics Master of Applied Science in Engineering Physics (MASc) 90 22 22 21 21
Endodontics Master of Science in Craniofacial Science and Diploma in Endodontics (MSc/Dip. Endodontics) 93 22 22 21 21
Endodontics Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science and Diploma in Endodontics (PhD/Dip. Endodontics) 93 22 22 21 21
Electrical and Computer Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Electrical and Computer Engineering Master of Engineering in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MEng) 100 22 22 21 21
Electrical and Computer Engineering Master of Applied Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (MASc) 100 22 22 21 21
Educational Technology Master of Educational Technology (MET) 90 22 22 21 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
Educational Leadership and Policy Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy (EdD) 92 22 22 22 22
Educational Administration and Leadership Master of Education in Educational Administration and Leadership (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Economics Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PhD) 93 22 22 22 22
Economics Master of Arts in Economics (MA) 93 22 22 22 22
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
Digital Media Master of Digital Media (MDM) 100 22 22 21 21
Dependable Software Systems Master of Engineering Leadership in Dependable Software Systems (MEL) 90 22 22 21 21
Data Science Master of Data Science in Computational Linguistics (MDSCL) 100 22 22 21 21
Data Science Master of Data Science (MDS) 100 22 22 21 21
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
Curriculum and Leadership Master of Education in Curriculum and Leadership (MEd) 92 22 22 22 22
Creative Writing and Theatre Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Theatre (MFA) 90 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
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
Counselling Psychology Doctor of Philosophy in Counselling Psychology (PhD) 90 22 22 22 22
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
Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Computer Science Master of Science in Computer Science (MSc) 100 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
Clinical Education Master of Health Leadership and Policy in Clinical Education (MHLP) 90 22 22 21 21
Clean Energy Engineering Master of Engineering Leadership in Clean Energy Engineering (MEL) 90 22 22 21 21
Classics Doctor of Philosophy in Classics (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Classics Master of Arts in Classics (MA) 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
Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (PhD) 100 22 22 21 25
Civil Engineering Master of Applied Science in Civil Engineering (MASc) 100 22 22 21 25
Civil Engineering Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering (MEng) 100 22 22 21 25
Cinema and Media Studies Master of Arts in Cinema and Media Studies (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Cinema and Media Studies Doctor of Philosophy in Cinema and Media Studies (PhD) 100 22 22 21 21
Choral Conducting Master of Music in Conducting (Emphasis Choral Conducting) (MMUS) 90 22 22 21 21
Children's Literature Master of Arts in Children's Literature (MA) 100 22 22 21 21
Chemistry Master of Science in Chemistry (MSc) 92 23 23 22 22
Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry (PhD) 92 23 23 22 22
Chemical and Biological Engineering Master of Engineering in Chemical and Biological Engineering (MEng) 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
Chemical and Biological Engineering Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical and Biological Engineering (PhD) 90 22 22 21 21
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

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