Important Deadlines

Applicants are encouraged to begin working on their supplemental applications as early as possible. For complete details on the supplemental application, please visit the Supplemental Application page.

BMS supplemental application opensSeptember 1, 2018
Apply by this date in order to be considered for the Major Entrance Scholarship and UBC Centennial Scholars Entrance Award (open to Canadian students and permanent residents). If you are an international applicant, please submit your nomination packages by this date to be considered for the International Leader of Tomorrow Award and the Donald A. Wehrung International Student Award. Along with the submission of the nomination packages, you must also apply to UBC by this date.

Direct-entry high school students who follow the Canadian curriculum and wish to be considered for first round offers of admission must apply by this date.
December 1, 2018
Deadline for the UBC undergraduate online applicationJanuary 15, 2019
Deadline for the Bachelor of Media Studies supplemental application for the 2019 Winter Session (September to April).January 31, 2019
Accepting or declining your offer of admissionMay 1, 2019
Official start of programSeptember 2019

If you are successful in your application, you will receive a letter of admission from UBC. All offers of admission are conditional. You are required to send your final grades as soon as they are available. Through July and August, UBC Admissions reviews these to ensure you:

  • complete your high school diploma;
  • complete the program-specific course requirements; and
  • maintain the level of academic standing upon which your offer was made.

Changes to applicants’ level of academic standing are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Visit UBC Admissions for a full list of deadlines.