Admission Requirements for students entering the program as first years in 2017/2018 or later; as second years in 2018/2019 or later; or as third years in 2019/2020 or later

Admission into First Year

Applicants from a Secondary School

Before 2017/2018, students who enter first year will join a different form of the B.Mgt. program.

Information on procedures, policies, and admission requirements are specified in Admissions.

Admission into Second Year

Applicants from a College or University

Before 2018/2019, transfer students who enter second year will join a different form of the B.Mgt. program.

Applicants who have completed a minimum of 24 transferable credits from a recognized post-secondary institution with a minimum average of 60% are eligible to be considered for admission to the second year of the B.Mgt. program (with the exception of Vantage College Management Stream students, see below).

To be admissible to Year 2, transfer applicants must complete or have already completed a minimum of 24 credits, including the following courses or their equivalents:

  • MGMT 100
  • MATH 100 or 116
  • STAT 121 or 124, or any transferable Statistics course
  • ENGL 112 or ENGL 114, or 6 credits of English

At least two of the following courses or their equivalents are also required for admission to Year 2:

  • MGMT 110
  • ECON 101
  • ECON 102
  • PSYO 111 or any transferable introductory Psychology course

Applicants who do not have all four of the core courses listed above and who are admitted to the Year 2 of the program must consult the Faculty for advising to determine whether to take the missing course(s) during the Summer Session and/or during the first term of Year 2.

Applicants must have a minimum average of 60% in all of the core courses completed and a minimum of 60% in ENGL 112 or ENGL 114(or a minimum average of 60% in the 6 credits of English completed).

For information on transfer credit within BC/Yukon, consult the BC Transfer Guide (BCCAT).

Transition from UBC Vantage College

UBC Vantage College students in the Management Stream who pass all courses with an average of at least 60% and who achieve at least 60% in WRDS 150 will be eligible for Year 2 of the B.Mgt. degree program.

Students who do not successfully complete the full UBC Vantage College Management Stream or who achieve an average lower than 60% in the full program can apply to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis for evidence of academic promise for continued study in Management at UBC.

Note: Vantage College Management Stream students must register in MATH 100 or 116 and STAT 121 or 124 as corequisites for Year 2 Term 1.

Admission into Third Year

Before 2019/2020, transfer students who enter third year will join a different form of the B.Mgt. program.

Applicants who have completed a minimum of 54 transferable credits with a minimum average of 60% from a recognized post-secondary institution are eligible to be considered for admission to the third year of the B.Mgt. program.

To be admissible to Year 3, transfer applicants must complete all of the courses required for admission to Year 2, and at least five of the following courses or their equivalents:

  • MGMT 201
  • MGMT 202
  • MGMT 220
  • MGMT 230
  • MGMT 240
  • MGMT 250
  • MGMT 260

Applicants who do not have all seven of the core courses listed above and who are admitted to the Year 3 of the program must enrol in the missing course(s) in Year 3.

Applicants must have a minimum average of 60% in the core courses completed and a minimum of 60% in ENGL 112 or ENGL 114(or a minimum average of 60% in the 6 credits of English completed).

For information on transfer credit within BC/Yukon, consult the BC Transfer Guide (BCCAT).

Applicants with a Baccalaureate Degree

Before 2019/2020, students with a prior baccalaureate degree who enter third year will a different form of the B.Mgt. program.

Applicants who have completed a baccalaureate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution are eligible to be considered for admission to the B.Mgt. program. Applicants must consult the Faculty for advising.

Students applying in this category are required to complete at least one course in each of Calculus, Statistics and Psychology, and at least two courses in Economics. Successful applicants will be expected to register in MGMT 110 during their first term.

For information on transfer credit within BC/Yukon, consult the BC Transfer Guide (BCCAT).

Applicants with an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science Degree

Before 2019/2020, students with a prior Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree who enter third year will join a different form of the B.Mgt. program.

Applicants who have completed an Associate of Arts or Science degree from a recognized college or university are eligible to be considered for admission to the second or third year of the B.Mgt. degree program. Applicants must consult the Faculty for advising.

These students will receive full transfer credit (60 credits) for the work done for their associate degree, and will be exempt from the non-MGMT elective courses. Students applying in this category are required to complete at least one course in each of Calculus, Statistics and Psychology, and at least two courses in Economics. Successful applicants will be expected to register MGMT 110 during their first term.

For information on transfer credit within BC/Yukon, consult the BC Transfer Guide (BCCAT).

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