Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Bachelor of Science: Honours in Cellular Anatomical & Physiological Sciences (BSc)
Information accurate as of: April 20th, 2017. Retrieved from the Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences website. For further details, please visit: http://cps.med.ubc.ca
(Credit: UBC Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences)
The Department of Cellular & Physiological Sciences at UBC offers an undergraduate BSc degree in Honours Cellular, Anatomical & Physiological Sciences (CAPS). Courses are offered in human structure and function with emphasis in nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and gastrointestinal systems. The overarching goal of our undergraduate teaching is to provide interdisciplinary training in life and health sciences. This prepares students for careers in the academic, biotechnology or medical fields.
Note: As of winter session 2013, the Honours Physiology BSc specialization has been renamed to Honours Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences.
Step #1 Apply to UBC:
- Prospective students must first be admitted to the University of British Columbia and meet the General Admission Requirements for Canadian students as well as program specific requirements.
- Details on the first- and second-year courses required for entry into the Cellular and Physiological Sciences can be found on the CAPS department website.
Step #2 Apply to Second Year Specialization:
- Students applying for Cellular and Physiological Sciences should complete and submit the CAPS Honours Application Form after completing their winter term in second year. Students must bring their completed application form to an undergraduate advisor in Cellular and Physiological Sciences in person.
- If admitted, students must follow the program of study and meet the academic standards to confirm admission in the program.
- Minimum admission requirements: please visit the Honours (3221): Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences (CAPS) requirements listed in the UBC calendar.
The following documentation is required in support of an application:
- Submit Online Application: Applications for admission to a Bachelor of Science program can be made through UBC Undergraduate Admissions.
- Transcripts: Copies of original transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions submitted via the online application form.
- Personal Profile and Two (2) References: Along with your online application, you should submit a Personal Profile and two references.
The undergraduate online application for UBC’s Vancouver and Okanagan campuses opens in mid August and closes in mid January. Admissions decisions for most programs are made in April or early May.
Please note that some programs may accept complete application packages submitted after the posted deadline date or may have other program specific dates and deadlines.
To view specific program dates and deadlines, visit the Department of Cellular & Physiological Science’s Admissions page for more information.