Your degree in Combined Major in Science

Skills you’ll develop

During your Combined Major in Science degree, you’re studying the world of scientific concepts, theories, and principles across multiple disciplines. You’ll develop important skills in data interpretation, modelling, and communication to apply in the fields you choose to study.

These skills may include:

  • Mental agility to draw connections and identify relationships across disciplinary boundaries
  • Collaborative research in diverse teams
  • Experimental design and execution
  • Laboratory techniques specific to the disciplines you combine
  • Computing skills and data manipulation
  • Quantitative interpretation of data
  • Reporting on experimental results and statistical modeling
  • Critical evaluation and communication of scientific findings

Make the most of your specialization

Your experiences will open doors to new opportunities and help clarify your values and interests.

Build your network

Find UBC Combined Major in Science graduates on LinkedIn to learn about where they’re working, and their career and academic paths.

Professional associations are also great resources for meeting people, learning about specific industries, and finding job and volunteer opportunities.

Given the diverse subject areas combined within your degree, please check out other UBC Science specializations to find professional associations that interest you.

More information

Check out course package options for Combined Major in Science students.

From your Science degree, you’ll develop skills and experiences that can translate into many career paths. Check out other things you can do with your Science degree.