Located in the spectacular landscape of northern British Columbia, UNBC is one of Canada’s best small universities. We have a passion for teaching, discovery, people, the environment, and the north. UNBC provides outstanding undergraduate and graduate learning opportunities that explore cultures, health, economies, and the environment. As one of BC’s research-intensive universities, we bring the excitement of new knowledge to all of our students, and the outcomes of our teaching and research to the world. In addition to fostering and celebrating academic excellence, UNBC is a welcoming place, with a learning environment that is friendly, inclusive, and supportive.
Areas of Expertise
The University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) began offering master’s programs in 1994 and offered its first doctoral program in 1996. UNBC continues to build and enhance its post-graduate degree offerings in all areas and now offers 27 master’s programs and 3 doctoral programs. We're excited to be sharing our programs with you!
The University of Northern British Columbia has made a strong commitment to research, recognizing research activity as an important engine of growth. UNBC has emerged as a strong research centre and has developed a national reputation as a research-intensive small university, particularly in areas relevant to the North. Please visit the following website to learn more about research at UNBC: www.unbc.ca/research.