Graduate Admissions


The Department welcomes applications for the Masters and Ph.D. degrees from academically qualified students with strong backgrounds in engineering and sciences.

General Admission Guideline 

Applicants must hold a credential deemed academically equivalent to a four-year bachelor’s degree from UBC in engineering or a related discipline. Students who do not have a background in chemical engineering may be required to successfully complete selected essential background and core undergraduate courses in chemical engineering before receiving a degree, as determined by the graduate advisor in consultation with the research supervisor.

Admission Process 

Before applying for graduate studies at UBC Engineering, please ensure you meet the applicable admission requirements. To learn more about the application process, click here


For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about CHBE admissions, please visit here


Application Deadlines for Research-based degrees (MASc/MSc/PhD)

Start Date Application deadline
JAN 2020 July 31st, 2019
MAY 2020 November 30th, 2019


Application Deadlines for Course-based degree (MEng)

Application period for SEPT 2019 entry is now closed. Please revisit our website at a later time for the SEPT 2020 entry admission details.


To apply, click here