Before applying to do graduate studies at UBC, please check the Faculty of Graduate Studies website to see if you meet their minimum requirements. Many departments also have higher TOEFL requirements for graduate students.
Students who intend to conduct research while on exchange must have a UBC faculty member ready to supervise their time at UBC prior to completing their online application.
Classifying as a graduate student
Students who have already completed an undergraduate degree may be considered graduate students at UBC. There is limited availability in graduate-level courses.
Classification as a graduate student at your home university does not necessarily mean that you will be considered a graduate student at UBC.
Restrictions for incoming exchange students
Please note that Economics, Business, Psychology, Health Sciences, Community and Regional Planning, and Anthropology courses are not available to exchange students at the graduate level.
Undergraduate students taking graduate-level courses
Undergraduate students wishing to take graduate-level courses are required to complete the following form, after arrival at UBC.