The Faculty of Applied Science oversees administrative procedures for the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the School of Community and Regional Planning, the School of Nursing, and all engineering activities at the Vancouver campus and the School of Engineering at the Okanagan campus.

APSC At A Glance

Student Enrolment

  • Undergraduate: 5,714
  • Graduate: 1,767
  • Alumni: 30,000

Research

  • $46 million annual research funding
  • $8 million industry funding

Industry

  • 106 spin-off companies
  • 1,975 annual co-op work terms in 16 countries

Faculty

  • 320 faculty members
  • 365 faculty staff

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Core Purpose

Our core purpose is to create and apply knowledge and to educate globally responsible professionals empowered to effect enduring, positive change for the society.

Strategic Planning

The Faculty of Applied Science is involved with a number of projects and planning activities intended to continuously improve the learning, research and professional practice experiences of those involved with the Faculty. These activities are complementary to UBC's Place and Promise, and thus align our long-term goals with those of the university and business communities.

Leadership

Applied Science is currently led by Dean James Olson, who is assisted by six Associated Dean’s. Each school, engineering department, engineering program and research centre within Applied Science has a Director or Head.

Advisory Councils

The Faculty of Applied Science and each of its schools and engineering departments have advisory councils to help insure the most relevant academic programs, teaching, research, and professional service

  • Dean's Advisory Council
  • School of Nursing Advisory Council
  • School of Community Planning and Regional Planning (SCARP) Advisory Council
Programmes taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

MSc

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The M.S.N. program prepares graduates to be leaders. Program completion opens new horizons for nurses in education, advanced practice, policy implementation, healthcare m ... [+]

The M.S.N. program prepares graduates to be leaders. Program completion opens new horizons for nurses in education, advanced practice, policy implementation, healthcare management, and nursing knowledge development.

Applicants must be registered nurses with a bachelor's degree, normally in nursing, who meet the admission requirements of the UBC Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Program graduates develop skills in leadership in professional nursing practice. The program offers opportunities to move directly into doctoral studies.

Students complete a total of 33 credits, comprising core, focus, and elective courses and a 3-credit research project (NURS 595) or a 6-credit thesis (NURS 599).... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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Master

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Clinical Education is for health care providers who want to develop their expertise in analyzing practice trends and ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Clinical Education is for health care providers who want to develop their expertise in analyzing practice trends and designing and delivering clinical education to address emerging trends.

The health care sector is facing unprecedented change as a consequence of emerging technologies, new approaches to providing care and shifting demographic profiles. There is a pressing need for highly proficient clinical educators who are able to analyze practice trends, identify learning needs and develop educational strategies to address requirements within a wide array of clinical practice contexts.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
English
Full time
1 year
Campus
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University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Seniors Care is designed to enable participants to lead, design and deliver comprehensive care and services for senio ... [+]

*The application system opens on January 2nd, 2019.

The Master of Health Leadership and Policy (MHLP) in Seniors Care is designed to enable participants to lead, design and deliver comprehensive care and services for seniors in a range of community and institutional settings.

The proportion of seniors is accelerating rapidly. While many services are provided in the public sector there is an increasing number and range of services for seniors in the private and non-profit sectors as well. These demographic trends highlight the pressing need for health professionals who can create the future of seniors care in the community and institutional contexts.

As a health care specialist in seniors care, you are responsible to improve patient outcomes and foster the well-being of seniors. You have to lead, design and deliver comprehensive care and services for seniors. With a dual focus on strengthening your skills in the technical aspects of seniors care and deepening your capacity as a leader, this program will help you to develop innovative solutions, manage collaborative teams and lead projects.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
English
Full time
1 year
Campus
Read more in English
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The M.N. Nurse Practitioner (M.N.-N.P.) program prepares nurse practitioners to work in primary care settings. Graduates assess, diagnose, and treat common and predictabl ... [+]

The M.N. Nurse Practitioner (M.N.-N.P.) program prepares nurse practitioners to work in primary care settings. Graduates assess, diagnose, and treat common and predictable conditions across the lifespan, and are eligible to apply for registration as Nurse Practitioner (Family) in British Columbia. Applicants must meet general requirements of the UBC Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, hold current registration as a Registered Nurse in British Columbia, and have completed a minimum of three years of clinical practice as a registered nurse.

We seek applicants with demonstrated clinical excellence and autonomous action. In accordance with the professional and regulatory requirements associated with an advanced nursing practice, the MN-NP program normally comprises 56 credits of coursework, combining 9 credits of graduate level theory courses (M.S.N. program core requirements), up to 44 credits of primary health care theory and practice training, and a 3-credit culminating scholarly project.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
English
Full time
2 years
Campus
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PhD

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Ph.D. program prepares graduates who will provide leadership in the generation, integration, and implementation of knowledge aimed at improving health and healthcare. ... [+]

The Ph.D. program prepares graduates who will provide leadership in the generation, integration, and implementation of knowledge aimed at improving health and healthcare. Our graduates have expanded spheres of influence in academic institutions, practice settings, and policy arenas.

Students join a community of scholars where supervisors are committed to supporting educational programs that meet students’ interests and growth in scholarly engagement with the nursing discipline. All doctoral students must successfully complete a comprehensive examination, an oral candidacy examine, and a research dissertation meeting the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies requirements.

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Canada Vancouver
September 2019
English
Full time
4 years
Campus
Read more in English
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