DEGREES & PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Explore study options at UBC’s Okanagan campus.
Hands-on learning is important at UBC’s Okanagan campus. That’s why we offer co-op work placements in most disciplines: Arts, Fine Arts, Engineering, Science and more.
Meet all the admission requirements except UBC’s English language standards? Explore UBC Okanagan’s English Foundation Program.
UBC Continuing Studies serves the adult education needs of lifelong learners. Search the online or Vancouver-based offerings of UBC Continuing Studies.
FACULTY & STUDENT STORIES
Bachelor of Management, Faculty of Management
As a child growing up in Uganda, Patience Okuku was naturally inquisitive. His persistent curiosity at UBCO precipitated a multidisciplinary research project to see how family identity and intergenerational relationships affect the foundations of a country’s GDP. Read more.
Creative Writing, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
Nancy Holmes penned her first poems at the age of 10. Her subject matter has shifted through the years, but her passion for creative writing remains unchanged. UBCO’s 2018 Researcher of the Year in the social sciences and humanities, Holmes now uses her art to bring awareness to ecological issues while fostering a creative community beyond the classroom. Read more.
School of Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
Professor Jonathan Holzman harnesses the speed of light to solve electrical engineering problems. His dedication to finding the link between science and its application has defined his approach to teaching and inspires the next generation of engineers. Read more.
Philosophy, Politics and Economics, Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
Nicole Tomasic was concerned about being a mature student and balancing a job with her studies, but found support in UBCO’s tight-knit campus. The uniquely fused Philosophy, Politics, and Economics program and a study abroad experience in India have propelled Tomasic to a future in law. Read more.
A comprehensive guide to all programs, courses and services available at UBC Okanagan. The Calendar also serves as a record of many University academic policies and procedures.
Dates & Deadlines
When do classes start? When are fees due? What’s the deadline to drop a course? Check out important dates throughout the academic year.
Find a Course
UBC’s Course Schedule is a list of courses offered in specific sessions (Fall, Winter, Summer). Browse by course, save them to a worklist, view them in a timetable and even register.
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The Provost and Vice-Principal Academic is responsible for academic leadership and administration for the Okanagan campus.
IN THE FIELD
DETERMINATION DRIVES ACADEMIC SUCCESS FOR STUDENT CHAMPION
After dominating the slopes for Team Canada, ski cross champion Kelsey Serwa set her sights on a career in physiotherapy. Serwa manoeuvred through a hands-on practicum during the fourth year of UBCO’s human kinetics program, treating the next generation of high-performance athletes. Read more.
INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES INSPIRE STUDENTS IN THE WILDERNESS
The spectacular landscape of Kluane Lake is the hands-on classroom for a UBCO sustainability field course examining human-environment interactions. Students from various faculties — science, humanities and arts — are challenged to learn outside their disciplines in this dynamic setting. Read more.
GATEWAY TO THE PACIFIC THE SITE OF LITERARY DEEP DIVE FOR STUDENTS
The Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre on BC’s coast isn’t your typical literature classroom. But the remote locale is the extraordinary learning space where students dive into the environmental literature course, In Pursuit of the Whale. What better place to examine the nuances of Moby Dick than an abandoned whaling village? Read more.
GLOBAL HEALTH PROGRAM PUSHES STUDENT TO PINNACLE OF LEARNING
Each spring, nursing students travel abroad to take on practical placements in rural villages in Ghana and Zambia. Working alongside local health professionals, they provide maternity and baby checkups, immunizations, health screenings, and home visits. Student discover what words like ‘global citizen’ and ‘advocacy’ truly mean. Read more