Tuition and Funding

How much does the MHSc program cost?

  • Application Fee: The application fees for domestic applicants is$108.00 CAD and for international applicants is $168.25 CAD. Please note that the application fee is non-refundable.
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition fees are payable in three installments per year, due in September, January, and May. A minimum of three installments must be paid in total. Students are responsible for tuition fees as long as they remain enrolled in the program. Domestic student tuition fees are approximately $1,665.26 CAD per installment and International student tuition fees are approximately $7,192.30 CAD. On average, tuition fees increase between 2-5% each year. For more information, please see here.
  • Student Fees: Students can expect to pay about $1,233.63 per year for mandatory student fees. You can find out more about student fees here and here.
Please note that all costs are approximate and subject to change. The figures above are up-to-date as of October 2020. Please check the UBC website for current exact Tuition Fees.

Financial Resources

There is limited funding available for MHSc students. Please note that International MHSc students are not eligible for the International Tuition Award. Students who are paying full time fees are eligible to apply for student loans.

The Faculty of Graduate Studies is responsible for merit-based graduate awards. Visit its website for detailed information. Graduate students who have questions about need-based funding should visit the Student Financial Assistance and Awards website. MHSc students can apply for teaching assistant or research assistant positions.

Aboriginal students can check the Awards for Aboriginal Students page for funding opportunities specifically for First Nations, Metis, or Inuit students, as well as the Financial Planning & Awards of the Aboriginal portal for further funding information including details about Band Sponsorship.