Applicants for admission must meet the requirements of either Set A or B (not both).
Set A, Medical Laboratory Technologist Route
Applicants must have the following:
- completion of the Medical Laboratory Technologist (general) diploma of the Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) or an equivalent diploma, plus
- completion of CHEM 233 and 235 or CHEM 203, CHEM 213 and CHEM 245 (Organic Chemistry).
- CHEM 211 is not required but is strongly recommended for program admission.
Set B, Undergraduate Route
Undergraduate students and degree holders must complete the following UBC courses (or their equivalents) prior to entry to the B.M.L.Sc. program:
|CHEM 111 or CHEM 1212|
|BIOL 112 and BIOL 1212|
|Mathematics: 6 credits 100-level courses2,3 approved for credit in the Faculty of Science (consult Credit Exclusion List)|
|Physics: 3 credits 100-level2; PHYS 131 strongly recommended|
|Plus the following second-year level courses:1|
|CHEM 233 and 235 or CHEM 203, CHEM 213 and CHEM 245|
|MICB 3 credits second-year level; MICB 212 recommended|
|Arts Elective: 6 credits, any year level|
|CHEM 211 is not required but is strongly recommended for program admission.|
|1 A total of 6 credits of coursework is required to meet the Communication requirement. For a full list of acceptable courses see Science Communication Requirement.|
|2 The chemistry, biology, mathematics, and physics requirements may be fulfilled with SCIE 001.|
|3 MATH 180 or 184 or 120 or 110 may contribute 3 credits towards this requirement. Consult the Faculty of Science Credit Exclusion list.|
Students applying for admission directly from secondary schools are not eligible for admission to the B.M.L.Sc. program. Secondary school students should first apply to a relevant UBC program, complete the requirements in Set B, then apply to the B.M.L.Sc. program during their second year of studies.
Qualified Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority in the selection process. Applications from qualified international students are accepted. International applicants must meet the language requirements specified under English Language Competence general admission requirements as specified under Admissions in addition to the requirements for the B.M.L.Sc. Program.