Advising

As a Bachelor of Media Studies student, you will have access to a BMS specific advisor who has an in-depth knowledge of the BMS degree requirements and student experience.

BMS Advising

In response to physical distancing protocols, BMS Advising is now providing support remotely. This means that our physical office is closed, but all email inquiries will be handled as usual.

If you have questions, or would like to speak with BMS Advising, please fill out the below form.

If you would like to set up a virtual advising appointment with a BMS Advisor, please email us at arts.mediastudies@ubc.ca.

BMS Advising Form

  • You must have an 8-digit UBC Student Number to complete this form.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Arts Academic Advising

Arts Academic Advising supports the academic success of the Faculty’s 14,000 undergraduate students

From the point of admission, Arts Academic Advising provides programs and services to help you make informed and thoughtful decisions about your academic path throughout your degree program.

Advising FAQs

You can choose to concentrate your electives in a particular specialization and/or add a minor to your degree. Students can select from the following minor options:

  • Minor in the Faculty of Arts
  • Minor in Commerce
  • Minor in Science
  • Minor in Land and Food Systems

You may choose to apply for the Bachelor + Master of Management program, a 4.5 year, dual degree program between the Faculty of Arts and Sauder School of Business. The B+MM has application opportunities for 1st year, 2nd year, and 3rd year students.

If you plan on leaving the program and apply to another program in the Faculty of Arts, you must email arts.mediastudies@ubc.ca and inform the program advisor prior to registration for the upcoming Winter session.

If you’re facing unexpected financial, health or other personal circumstances that may affect your studies, please contact the program advisor as soon as possible.

If you are a current BMS student, please email us using the above form. Be sure to include your UBC Student Number in the subject line.

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