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Interdisciplinary Studies (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Description:

ISGP is a unique program that gives students the freedom to create their own individualized graduate program based on specific research interests. It allows students to bridge two or more academic disciplines.



ISGP gives you the opportunity to:



  • pursue interdisciplinary research that is individually designed by the student
  • "think outside the box"
  • select courses and research supervisors from every department at UBC
  • participate in interdisciplinary lectures, workshops and seminars
  • apply for funding for exceptional students
  • participate in interdisciplinary lectures, workshops and seminars.
  • URL:Interdisciplinary Studies (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
    Thesis Based:Yes
    Cost per year:*
    Provincial: $5,096
    National: $5,096
    International: $8,952

    Cost per year is the tuition per year plus annual increase, usually 2%-5%.

    Admission Requirements

    Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*76
    Prerequisites:*

    These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

      Applicants must have completed a master's degree (or equivalent) from an approved institution with clear evidence of research ability or potential, or a bachelor's degree with one year of study in a master's program with 9 credits at the 500-level or above and of first class standing, or in exceptional cases, applicants who hold a bachelor's degree with an overall average in the A grade range and who demonstrate advanced research ability may be granted direct admission to a doctoral degree program on recommendation of the admitting graduate program and approval of the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

      Test Scores:
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery

      All applicants must complete an online application form and pay the application fee to be considered for admission to UBC.
      All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study.
      Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must provide results of an English language proficiency examination as part of their application.

      Application Notes : All applicants must complete an online application form and pay the application fee to be considered for admission to UBC.
      All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study.
      Applicants from a university outside Canada in which English is not the primary language of instruction must provide results of an English language proficiency examination as part of their application.
      Additional Admission Requirements:
      • Letter(s) of Reference
      • Statement of Research Interests

      Admission to the PhD program is by application and requires an evaluation of the applicant’s previous work and capacity to pursue and complete original research.

      A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
      Cost Notes : Cost per year is the tuition per year plus annual increase, usually 2%-5%.

      * 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 July 25, 2020