The University of British Columbia - Okanagan - College of Graduate Studies

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Medicine (MD)

The University of British Columbia - Okanagan - College of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Medicine (MD)
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $22,870
Careers:Managers in Health CareGovernment Managers - Health and Social Policy Development and Program AdministrationAnesthetists


Meet the health-care challenges of tomorrow with a career based on evidence-based practice, critical reflection, lifelong learning and the highest standards of professionalism.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*76 to 80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission to the MD Undergraduate program is highly competitive. Preference is given to BC residents with only 10 per cent (29 seats) of the annual seats available for out-of-province applicants. To be eligible to apply and enter the MD Undergraduate Program, applicants must have the following:

    Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada status

    a minimum of 90 university-transferable credits (with grades) completed by April 30 in the year of program entry

    a competitive Overall (or Adjusted) Academic Average to receive a full file review consisting of a full academic evaluation, a non-academic evaluation and, where appropriate, an Aboriginal Essay and/or Rural Remote Suitability Evaluation

    a valid Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) with minimum scores

    a minimum of 6 credits of prerequisite courses (or equivalents) in English

    Courses in Biology, General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Biochemistry are strongly recommended, but not required. Visit the MD Admissions website for complete overview of admission requirements and timelines.

    Test Scores:
    • Medical College Admission Test
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    See website for details.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 13, 2022