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The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
170 - 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z2

Planning (MSCP) - Master of Science in Planning

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science
Degree: Master
Field of Study: City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Description The restructured Master of Science in Planning is a thesis-based research program of study, which is differentiated from SCARP's accredited, professionally oriented Master of Community and Regional Planning (MCRP) and is intended to provide learning opportunities for: - practicing professionals who want to strengthen their research skills; - those with undergraduate planning degrees from accredited programs; - and students (with or without a master's degree) interested in eventually doing doctoral research; to undertake graduate-level study leading to a non-accredited, research-based master's degree.
Website: Planning (MSCP) - Master of Science in Planning at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Course Based? Yes
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 76
Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery

The Faculty of Graduate Studies has minimum requirments for all applicants to graduate studies. The minimum requirement for applicants with Canadian or U.S. credentials is a four year Bachelor's Degree with an overall average of B+ in all courses at the third and fourth year level. Although the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not mandatory, we strongly encourage applicants to SCARP to write it.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: September 26, 2017