More than 60 bachelor degrees; 30+ master’s and doctoral programs. Find a study option that sets you up for your career.

DEGREES & PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Explore study options at UBC’s Okanagan campus.

Real-Life Learning

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.

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Online Learning

UBC Distance Learning programs are available to UBC students anywhere in the world. If you are not a UBC student, you can still register for distance education courses through UBC Access Studies.

English Foundation

Meet all the admission requirements except UBC’s English language standards? Explore UBC Okanagan’s English Foundation Program.

Continuing Studies

UBC Continuing Studies serves the adult education needs of lifelong learners. Search the online or Vancouver-based offerings of UBC Continuing Studies.

FACULTIES & SCHOOLS

The Okanagan has nine Faculties and Schools, each with its own personality

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FACULTY & STUDENT STORIES

Patience Okuku

Alumnus
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.

Nancy Holmes

Associate Professor
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.

Jonathan Holzman

Professor
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.

Nicole Tomasic

Alumna
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.

Academic Calendar

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.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR OKANAGAN

 

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.

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.

COURSE SCHEDULE (OKANAGAN)

Academic Support

Need advice about your program? Want some support? Reach out to access study strategies, tutor assistance or help from our academic advisors.

CONTACT ADVISING

 

Academic Leadership

The Provost and Vice-Principal Academic is responsible for academic leadership and administration for the Okanagan campus.

Provost Office

LIBRARY

Access to millions of items. UBC Okanagan’s library brings you a world of knowledge. You just need to bring the inspiration to change it.

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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