Toll free 1 866 596 0767, Facts | History and Milestones | Careers Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1, Emergency Procedures | Accessibility | Contact UBC | © Copyright The University of British Columbia, Academic Performance Review and Continuation, Illness, Academic Concession, and Deferred Standing, B.Sc. Can't really speak for arts though as i'm in engineering and don't know anyone who's transferred from arts. UBC students who wish to transfer to the Faculty of Science must follow the procedures, policies, and admission requirements specified in Readmission or Change of Degree Program/Campus. Engineering (Applied Science) Vancouver Campus UBC discourages transfers from UBCO to UBC Vancouver. What did he have to do? Creative and Critical Studies Because there are limits on the number of credits attempted before attaining each year-level standing, students who have exceeded those limits without qualifying for the appropriate year-level will not be admitted. This credit may not automatically apply towards a specific requirement but is useful for elective requirements. Health and Social Development Can't really speak for arts though as i'm in engineering and don't know anyone who's transferred from arts. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, Press J to jump to the feed. Generally if you can maintain good grades, a transfer isn't too hard. See Second Degree Studies. You can access this program through your SSC: under Registration > Degree Navigator – Okanagan. This transfer credit will be used as if the course was taken at UBC. Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7. An exception may be made for an applicant who meets the normal admission requirements for the Faculty of Science, but was given unsatisfactory standing and is not permitted to continue in the applicant's current program or institution because of failure to follow the prescribed program of study. I was just wondering how many credits I needed in one year for the transfer to work? degree program. Transfer applicants to Science must also present the required high school academic pre-requisites, as listed in Admission. Specialization-Specific Courses Required for Promotion, Requirements to Receive a Degree or Diploma, Credit/D/Fail Grading for Elective Undergraduate Courses, Credit/D/Fail under Credit at UBC and Elsewhere, © Copyright The University of British Columbia. Application for admission to the Faculty must be made online. At UBCO, I had a chance to grow and establish a community of friends. I will say though, if the major your looking for is available in Kelowna I think it's worth sticking around. Students who are admitted on interim grades and whose final grades drop below the final competitive admission average may be contacted by the Faculty and required to participate in workshops and peer support programs to facilitate academic success. Generally if you can maintain good grades, a transfer isn't too hard. I've heard that many people transfer after their first year at UBCO. Any transfer applicant who did not take Chemistry 11 or Physics 11 or acceptable equivalent from outside of BC must have taken transferable first-year courses as a replacement. IT Services | Webmail | Website Feedback, UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated on the territory of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, Arts and Social Sciences And what is the success rate? Many students are admitted on the basis of interim grades to ensure that offers of admission meet the needs of both the applicant and the university for timely decision-making. You can transfer a maximum of 60 credits. Successful completion of at least 48 (and no more than 60) credits transferable to UBC at Langara (within the last five years) including the courses required for admission at the third-year level (see, An overall average of B- or higher (2.67 on the Langara grade scale) on the most recent 30 credits of transferable courses attempted, including failed and retaken courses. 1874 East Mall See Credit/D/Fail Grading for Elective Undergraduate Courses and Credit/D/Fail under Credit at UBC and Elsewhere. I think its pretty easy. Source: I transferred a few years ago. You may need to submit your transcript to UBC. That being said dont just take his experience as a suitable sample size. After you take your course. Hello, I’m a grade 12 student who’s thinking of attending UBC Okanagan for Arts (English) for one year then transferring into UBC Van for my second year. See Admissibility into UBC Degree Programs. Tel 250 807 8000 You should not register in this course at UBC as you cannot receive credit twice for the same course. Procedures, policies, and admission requirements to UBC and the Faculty are specified in Admissions. Had a buddy take arts at UBCO to transfer to van the next year for ENG. degree (see Requirements to Receive a Degree or Diploma), including at least 30 upper-level Science credits for majors and 42 credits for honours. Students admitted by transfer will be admitted to the year level that is appropriate according to the First-Degree Promotion Requirements. -Is there a big influence when I apply for jobs from UBCO than UBCV? a particular ENGL course at UBCO might only transfer over as an unspecified first-year ENGL course at Van). An applicant will not be assessed for admission if the transcript shows credit but no grade for any course that is: That applicant may appeal to their former institution for permission to reveal to the Undergraduate Admissions Office of Enrolment Services at UBC the grade commensurate with their achievement in the course(s). It would be great if I was told: -How hard it is and what averages I must have to make the transfer -If I make the transfer to UBCV will I be able to catch up on the classes? Further, there are limits on the number of credits that can be attempted (i.e., passed or failed) and an applicant who has exceeded the limit will not be admitted (see below). Applicants with a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution may apply to pursue a second bachelor's degree in a discipline distinct from that of the first degree. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Check your transfer credit. Im in sciences so i dont know how different it is for arts but I got accepted to transfer but im still thinking about it. Admissibility is determined on the basis of a number of factors including performance in specific high school courses, the overall academic rigor of the program, evidence of relevant learning and achievements both in and out of school, and other indicators of suitability for the Bachelor of Science program at UBC. http://students.ok.ubc.ca/enrolment-services/course-registration/cross-campus-transfer.html. Students can receive two types of transfer credit: Credit granted for a specific UBC Okanagan course. Medicine (Southern Medical) If a course you took at your previous institution did not transfer and you feel it should, contact Academic Advising. Edit: forgot to mention the degree you get from Kelowna is the exact same degree as Vancouver Campus. Theres a lot of helpful info here http://students.ok.ubc.ca/enrolment-services/course-registration/cross-campus-transfer.html Generally 24 credits.