Nursing

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

Nurses make a real difference to the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities and populations – in Canada and globally. You'll learn from faculty members who are continually recognized for ground-breaking and dedicated work to the field of nursing.

This program is also offered at UBC's Okanagan Campus
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Program information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: School of Nursing
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Length 20 mos
  • Co-op No
    You can combine your studies with full-time, paid work at top local and international organizations.
  • Honours No
    You can study intense specialization in a single field.

Serving those in need in their most vulnerable state is a privilege the UBC School of Nursing does not take lightly. Our students are exposed to the latest technology, encouraged by leading academic scholars and teachers and provided with a broad range of resources. Our School has an international reputation for research and scholarship and a vision characterized by social relevance and excellence.

You will learn from faculty members who are continually recognized for ground-breaking and dedicated work to the field of nursing. To view some of the School’s latest accomplishments visit Honours and Distinctions.

You can apply for admission into Nursing after a minimum of 2 years (48 credits) of post-secondary level study. The School of Nursing has a limited enrolment, and is very competitive for admission. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference in the selection process.

Campus features

Established in 1919, UBC was the first university in the British Empire to offer a degree in nursing.

Your future

A UBC education will introduce you to people and ideas from around the world, open doors to new opportunities, and take you places you never imagined. You’ll graduate not only with expertise in your chosen field, but with the skills you need to continue growing, learning, and evolving with your career over time.

UBC stories

“Although UBC is a place of mind, I encourage students to also make it a place of heart, by pursuing their passions no matter how hard it might be!”

Sara Eftekhar, Nursing Read the full story