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UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - [UBC], VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  55887Enrollment

Bachelor of Design [B.Des] (Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urbanism)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 honours, co op & on campus

Field of Study

$ 30,186 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism is a 4-year program with Honours at the University of British Columbia(UBC).
  • Students will learn how to design impacts society and the environment, and how the shaping of space can effect cultural change.
  • This program focus on main following areas:
    • Measured Architectural Drawing
    • Design Thinking
    • Design Media 
    • Material Culture
    • Design Theory
    • Urbanism by Design
  • Students gain practical experience and mentorship in active design-build projects.
  • The program revolves around a core design studio sequence that begins with foundational skills and culminates in the design of complex spaces. 
  • The student to faculty ratio is 18:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • Students have the opportunity to enroll in a design-build elective where they will tackle real-world problems, exploring and testing solutions, and then executing them.
  • Students in the environmental design program can participate in a mentorship program, lectures, studio reviews, and an annual exhibition of graduating student work.
  • The University of British Columbia ranked as the 45th best university in the world in the QS World University Rankings.


Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 120,744 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://you.ubc.ca/ubc_programs/architecture-landscape-architecture-and-urbanism/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Graduation from senior secondary school.
  • Video interview, Creative test, and Resumes are also needed.
  • If English is not the students’ first language then they must provide proof of English competency.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Completion of Higher Secondary School Education (Standard XII).
  • Video interview, Creative test, and Resumes are also needed.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

65 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$30186$30186$30186$30186

Ranking

QS World University 2019

Ranked #27/ 200

Architecture [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Philip L. Brocking Award Variable Yes 30 Apr, 2020
UBC Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award Variable Yes 01 Dec, 2020
UBC Outstanding International Student Award Variable Yes 15 Jan, 2021
UBC Vantage One Excellence Award Variable Yes 01 Dec, 2020
UBC International Major Entrance Scholarships Variable Yes 15 Jan, 2021
Karen McKellin International Leader of Tomorrow Award Variable Yes 01 Dec, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) is required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student visa:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
  • Student Visa Process:
    • Apply for admission with a DLI, pay the tuition fees, and receive an acceptance letter from the DLI.
    • Check if a study permit is required. eTA is required for all international applicants who wish to travel to Canada.
    • Prepare all the documents required for applications
    • Purchase GIC
    • Apply for the applications
    • Undertake the medical exams
    • Schedule biometric appointment and interview.

Work Study

  • Students can work for 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, the students will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

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