Learn how to apply to UBC Graduate Programs and the MFRE Masters Degree

As a professional degree, the MFRE is one of the best full-time one year masters programs in Canada. The programs’ sole intake is September of each academic year. Prospective students must meet both the UBC Faculty of Graduate Studies minimum standards for admission and MFRE program specific entry requirements.

Application Deadlines

For a September 2021 Start

Application Open

Application Deadline

Reference Letters Deadline

Offer Dates

Early Offers

September 15, 2020

November 15, 2020

November 22, 2020

Starting December 1, 2020

Regular Offers

September 15, 2020

January 1, 2021

January 8, 2021

Starting February 1, 2021

The MFRE office will continue to accept applications after the deadline, however:

  • There is no guarantee that late applications will be reviewed and considered by the admissions committee.
  • Late applicants may not be considered for scholarships and awards.
  • Mastercard Foundation Scholars (MCF) Program candidates meeting the requirements must apply by January 8, 2021. Note that this must include all required application documents, including reference letters. Be sure to follow up with your referees to ensure the letters have been provided.


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