PROSPECTIVE CO-OP STUDENTS FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Please read through the FAQ below for any questions you may have about entering the UBC Applied Science Co-op Program. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org if your question is not answered here or go to our information sessions.
– Meet all the application requirements listed on our website
– Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills
– Demonstrate co-op career motivation, maturity and readiness for growth
If you are a new Transfer student from another institution with no prior UBC courses, we will review your UBC Admissions average for Intake.
If you are a Master of Engineering student, we will review your Master of Engineering Admissions average for Intake.
If you have started and/or completed a previous degree at UBC, and you are now in Bachelor of Applied Science/Bachelor of Design, please contact the Co-op Office at email@example.com as early as possible to inquire if you are eligible.
Please note that if your CGPA is 64.9%, we do not round up. You must have at least 65.0% to be eligible for co-op admission.
– UBC Master of Engineering Mining and Okanagan Master of Engineering students do not need to apply to the Co-op Program through this application process.
– MEng Okanagan and MEng NAME internships will be facilitated by the Co-op Office and students in this program will be contacted directly by the Co-op Office with instructions on how to participate in the internship program.
– MEng Mechatronics program does not provide a Co-op option and therefore, are not eligible to participate in Co-op.
– We do not accept MASc or PhD students.
The Co-op administration and workshop fee is $272.00. Students must pay this one-time, non-refundable fee upon successfully gaining admission to the Co-op Program.
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Didn’t find the answer to your question?
Join a virtual FAQ and information Session to ask us your questions and learn more about the Co-op Program. The virtual FAQ & Information sessions are open to all UBC Vancouver and Okanagan Bachelor of Applied Science, Master of Engineering, and Bachelor of Design in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urbanism students. Dates and times for the info sessions will be updated here: Apply for co-op – Applied Science Co-op.