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 Science Combined Major
SchoolThe University of British Columbia - Vancouver
LocationVancouver, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 52,464
Full-time Graduate: 10,459
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Social Studies 
  •  Grade11 International Languages 
  •  Grade11 English 
Prerequisites NotesFinal grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English, Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs), minimum of 67% in Principles of Mathematics 12 or Pre-Calculus 12 (or equivalent), and one other approved Grade 12 course are also required. Grade 11 courses listed are required but not included in calculation of admission average.
National: $7,483
DescriptionThe Combined Major in Science program provides students with a broad-based science education, with a focus on data handling, communications skills, and experiential learning, and equips students with the background to understand and evaluate scientific issues and statements from a number of disciplines. It is suited to students preparing for professional schools such as education, law, or medicine, or those interested in scientific journalism.

The CMS offers foundations in three areas of concentration selected from five discipline areas: Chemistry, Life Sciences, Earth & Environmental Sciences, Mathematical & Computational Sciences, and Physics & Astronomy.
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