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Progressing through the IS program is a two-step process. You apply to the specialization via the UBC Science coordinated second-year application, and complete a separate IS Degree Proposal after admission to be promoted to third year.

  1. Apply through the Faculty of Science 2nd year application.
  2. Start working on your IS Degree Proposal. The proposal must be approved in order to be promoted to 3rd year.

Students transfering to Integrated Sciences from other specializations:

You may apply to Integrated Sciences (if space permits) by submitting a Degree Proposal (completing step 2 above). Your specialization will not be changed until your Integrated Sciences degree proposal is approved. Please note, deadlines will come into effect as of November of your 2nd year: Once you start a Degree Proposal you'll have 2 months to find a mentor and then 3 months to have your proposal approved. If these deadlines are not met, your account will expire and a space will open for another prospective student.

Degree Proposal Deadlines

Friday, January 12, 2018: All Integrated Sciences students must have a mentor by this date. The mentor must sign on to your degree proposal to indicate that he or she is your mentor.

Friday, February 16, 2018: All Integrated Sciences students must have completed and submitted their Degree Proposal to their mentor for approval by this date. 

Friday, March 16, 2018: All Integrated Sciences students must have submitted their Degree Proposal for approval by this date.

To be promoted to third year your Degree Proposal must be approved.