Master of Global Surgical Care (MGSC)

Overview

This online two-year, 30 credit specialized program is designed to prepare surgical care professionals from many disciplines to address surgical challenges and contribute to finding solutions in low resource settings globally.

The program provides a strong foundation for present and future global surgical care professionals by developing knowledge and skills in the interpretation and use of published experience and research, balanced with applied learning in low resource settings. Students will spend four to eight weeks in an underserved location globally, producing practical “on-the-ground” skills. The location of the placement is determined by the student in consultation with a program advisor.

A blended model of practicum based learning and on-line teaching methods facilitate the participation of candidates from across Canada and around the world.

Quick Facts

Degree
Master of Global Surgical Care
Subject
Health and Medicine
Mode of delivery
Online / Distance (100%)
Registration options
Full-time
Specialization
Global Surgical Care
Program Components
Coursework + Practicum
Faculty
Faculty of Medicine

Program Enquiries

If you have reviewed the information on this program page and understand the requirements for this program, you may send an enquiry

Requirements

TOEFL (ibT) Overall Score Requirement

90
22
21
22
21

IELTS Overall Score Requirement

6.5
6.0
6.0
6.0
6.0

Deadline Details

Application Deadline

Deadline to submit online application. No changes can be made to the application after submission.

Transcript Deadline

Deadline to upload scans of official transcripts through the applicant portal in support of a submitted application. Information for accessing the applicant portal will be provided after submitting an online application for admission.

Referee Deadline

Deadline for the referees identified in the application for admission to submit references. See Letters of Reference for more information.

September 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
22 January 2020
Canadian Applicants
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020
Transcript Deadline: 03 July 2020
Referee Deadline: 03 July 2020
International Applicants
Application Deadline: 19 June 2020
Transcript Deadline: 03 July 2020
Referee Deadline: 03 July 2020

Funding Sources

Applicants to course-based and professional programs might seek employer support in the form of a benefits package, private institution credit lines and loans, or rely on personal savings. Some programs may offer entrance awards or bursaries. Domestic applicants may be eligible to apply for financial aid or other benefits in the form of government loans, tax credits, or similar.

Tuition / Program Costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$106.00$168.25
Tuition *
Installments per year33
Tuition per installment$4,775.43$8,355.36
Tuition per year
(plus annual increase, usually 2%-5%)
$14,326.29$25,066.08
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible) Not applicable
Other Fees and Costs
Student FeesVary
Deposit to accept offer (if admitted)
Deposit requirement$1000.00$1000.00
* Regular, full-time tuition. For on-leave, extension, continuing or part time (if applicable) fees see UBC Calendar.
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the UBC Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students. New students may see higher increases in tuition. Admitted students who defer their admission are subject to the potentially higher tuition fees for incoming students effective at the later program start date. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.

Further Program Information

 
 

September 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
22 January 2020
Canadian Applicant Deadline
19 June 2020
International Applicant Deadline
19 June 2020

Program Enquiries

If you have reviewed the information on this program page and understand the requirements for this program, you may send an enquiry
 

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