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
Mode of delivery
Online / Distance (100%)
Registration options
Full-time
Specialization
Global Surgical Care
Program Components
Coursework + Practicum

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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 2019 Intake

Application Open Date
22 January 2019
Canadian Applicants
Application Deadline: 30 April 2019
Transcript Deadline: 07 May 2019
Referee Deadline: 07 May 2019
International Applicants
Application Deadline: 01 May 2019
Transcript Deadline: 08 May 2019
Referee Deadline: 08 May 2019

September 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
22 January 2020
Canadian Applicants
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020
Transcript Deadline: 07 May 2020
Referee Deadline: 07 May 2020
International Applicants
Application Deadline: 01 May 2020
Transcript Deadline: 08 May 2020
Referee Deadline: 08 May 2020

Tuition / Program Costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$104.00$168.25
Tuition *
Installments per year33
Tuition per installment$4,681.80$8,034.00
Tuition per year$14,045.40$24,102.00
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. 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

Faculty Overview

Academic Unit

Program Identifier

VGMMGSC
 

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September 2019 Intake

Application Open Date
22 January 2019
Canadian Applicant Deadline
30 April 2019
International Applicant Deadline
01 May 2019

September 2020 Intake

Application Open Date
22 January 2020
Canadian Applicant Deadline
30 April 2020
International Applicant Deadline
01 May 2020

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