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General Information

UBC's procedures, policies, and general admission requirements are specified in the Admissions section of the UBC Vancouver Academic Calendar. Enrolment in the Bachelor of Media Studies program is limited; attainment of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

In addition to applying for admission to the degree program, all applicants must also provide a supplementary application. Please see the Bachelor of Media Studies website for further information and deadlines.

Admission from Secondary School

Applicants are admitted on the basis of academic performance; evidence of personal initiative, commitment, and accomplishment; and academic preparation, including breadth and rigor of secondary-school studies. Completion of pre-calculus 12 or an equivalent course is recommended. For the complete list of entrance requirements please refer to Enrolment Services – Admissions. This site includes information on entrance requirements and access to the online application form. A supplemental application is also required; please see above.

Advanced Credit and Advanced Placement

The Bachelor of Media Studies program may grant advanced placement and/or course credit to students who complete certain International Baccalaureate, Advanced Placement, or other enriched secondary school courses with appropriate grades. When granted, the credit/placement will be indicated on the student’s notification of acceptance to UBC.

Admission from Post-Secondary Study

If students have completed postsecondary studies and have questions about admission to the B.M.S., they are encouraged to contact B.M.S. Advising. A supplemental application is also required; please see above. If admitted, at most 30 credits of secondary study can be applied to the B.M.S. degree.

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