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English language requirement
English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are nine different ways to meet the English Language Admission Standard.
General admission requirements
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Deadlines for distributed learning courses
If you are or will be taking distributed learning courses (online courses, distance learning, or courses at another school) to meet requirements, you’ll need to know these deadlines:
- To use grades in your academic assessment, complete courses by February 1.
- Your school must submit your grades in time for UBC to evaluate your application.
- To use grades to meet degree-specific requirements, complete courses by June 30.
If you have already graduated from high school and you have not taken additional academic courses, submit your final, official transcript by March 15.
If you have already graduated from high school and you are upgrading courses, complete all courses and submit your final, official transcript by May 15.