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Admission

Application for admission to the Faculty of Land and Food Systems must be made through Enrolment Services. Procedures, policies, and admission requirements for the University of British Columbia and the Faculty of Land and Food Systems are specified in Admissions. Please see the specific program of interest - Applied Biology, Food, Nutrition and Health, or Global Resource Systems for admission requirements.

Students admitted to the Faculty of Land and Food Systems by transfer from other post-secondary institutions must have met the Communication Requirement of the Faculty or be eligible to enrol in first-year English at the time of admission.

Details can be found at you.ubc.ca/admissions/

UBC Langara Aboriginal Transfer Partnership

To be eligible to transfer to UBC into the Faculty of Land Food Systems through this partnership, Aboriginal students must meet the general requirements for admission as a post-secondary transfer student as well as the following specific requirements:

  • Successful completion of at least 48 (and no more than 60) credits (within the last four years). Students who present at least 54 credits, and have completed all first-year requirements (with the exception of LFS 100), may be eligible for third-year standing;
  • An academic average of at least 2.671 or greater on the most recent 30 credits of transferable courses attempted, including failed and retaken courses;
  • Completion of required high school academic pre-requisites. In some cases, university transferable coursework may satisfy these pre-requisites;
  • Successful completion of the Transition Plan offered by Langara in collaboration with UBC;
  • Consultation with the LFS Aboriginal Student Coordinator on course selection while at Langara.

Applicants who do not meet these requirements may be considered for admission as a transfer student and can be considered through UBC's Aboriginal Admissions Policy

For more information about the UBC Langara Aboriginal Transfer Partnership, please visit the website.

1If in a particular year the competitive admission criteria is lower than 2.67, then the applicants in that year will be evaluated against the lower admission criteria.

Advising Office

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems Academic Advising Office (Student Services) is located in Room 344, MacMillan Building, 2357 Main Mall. The office can be reached by telephone at 604.822.2620 or by email at students@landfood.ubc.ca. For office hours, please visit us online.

Page last updated: May 29, 2017

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