Study at a top public research university

Our strength across a broad range of subjects—geology, math, physics, biology, computer science, and environmental science—earns top marks in Canada.

A leader in STEM education

We've made unprecedented investments to enrich the experience of thousands of science students and help them succeed.

3,000+ paid co-op placements

UBC Science places domestic and international students in paid co-op positions—you get the support you need to build your skills and network.

Unparalleled fieldwork opportunities

Affiliated geological field schools, marine research stations, natural history museums and nuclear particle accelerators are yours to discover.

UBC Science students working in a group at Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre. Paul H. Joseph

Undergraduate programs

Your UBC Science journey starts here. We offer an unusually broad selection of highly ranked undergraduate programs--across the physical, computational, life and earth sciences. Whether at the major, combined major, or honours level, there's an option for you to discover.

Students in a first year science class

Your first year science options

Most UBC Science students design their own course schedule in first year, depending on the program they want to enter in second year. The first year seminar in science gives all our students a small class experience. You can also explore interdisciplinary connections with the Science One program, or cohort-based learning with First Year Focus.

Meet UBC Science



Apply to UBC Science

Now that you're familiar with all that UBC Science has to offer, you can begin the admissions process. You'll apply online through youbc, UBC's undergraduate admissions site--we’re here to provide you with the information, deadlines, and tips to help you put your best foot forward.


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Musqueam First Nation land acknowledegement

UBC Science acknowledges that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

Learn more: Musqueam First Nation

Faculty of Science

Office of the Dean, Earth Sciences Building
2178–2207 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada
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