These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program must:
i) Hold a degree that is academically equivalent to a UBC Master’s degree, with an overall average of B+ (76% at UBC) in the Master’s degree program, OR
ii) Hold a Bachelor’s degree with one year of study in a Master’s program and at least 9 credits of coursework at the 500-level or above, all of which must be of first-class standing (at UBC 80% or higher). Clear evidence of research ability or potential is also required. Transfer into a doctoral program is normally accomplished after the first year of study at the Master’s level and is not permitted after completion of the second year, AND
iii) Have sufficient preparatory academic background to carry out graduate work in the chosen field.