Medicine

University of British Columbia (UBC)

Please note: This information is provided for planning purposes only. Requirements change from year to year, and while every effort has been made to ensure accuracy, in all cases the information provided by the institution offering the program in question should be considered the authority.

  • Required: Minimum three years (45.0 units) of pre-professional study
  • Degree awarded: Doctor of Medicine (MD)

The MD program is based on a distributed model of education and is comprised of four geographically distinct sites including the Island Medical Program (IMP), Northern Medical Program (NMP), Vancouver Fraser Medical Program (VFMP), and the Southern Medical Program (SMP). To learn more about the IMP, which distributes UBC's MD Undergraduate Program at the University of Victoria, please visit the IMP website. For more information on the other distributed sites, please visit the MD Undergraduate Program website.


Admission requirements and pre-requisites

Refer to the institution’s website for the admission requirements and pre-requisite courses.


Contact information

Island Medical Program
University of Victoria
Medical Sciences Building
3800 Finnerty Road 
Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

MD Undergraduate Admissions
Faculty of Medicine, Dean's Office
University of British Columbia
317-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3


Additional resources

Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
10th FLR - 150 Elgin Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4

Association of American Medical Colleges
655 K Street NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20001-2399