The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies


Requirements for Canadian Students

Applicants with Canadian or US degree credentials can find the academic minimum requirements at

Requirements for International Students

Applicants with international degree credentials can find the academic minimum requirements listed by country at

Procedure for Canadian Students

The application process is outlined at Prospective students should first consult the individual program that they intend to apply to. The Faculty of Graduate Studies publishes the minimum requirements to be admissible at all to UBC whereas each program will publish their specific requirements that could exceed the minimum requirements.

Procedure for International Students

International applicants follow the same application process as domestic applicants. Detailed information about visa requirements and work rights as well as employment opportunities after graduation can be found in the International Student Guide at

Academic Year

Type of SystemSemester
Entrance DatesJanuary, May, September
Notes:The main intake is in September, but depending on program other intakes might be possible.
Language of InstructionEnglish
Modified on September 12, 2022