Graduate Student Handbook

The Graduate Student Handbook is prepared for all incoming and current graduate students at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of British Columbia. It is designed to help guide students through their program by providing in-depth information on policies, procedures, and program milestones.

The handbook provides guidelines, instructions and stepwise advice for graduate students of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering. The Department graduate programs adhere to the policies and regulations of the Faculty of Applied Science and the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (G+PS) at the University of British Columbia.

Rules and regulations governing graduate programs may change and it is important to consult the G+PS website for current requirements. Each graduate student has the ultimate responsibility in ensuring that their program of study satisfies all current requirements.

In the Handbook, you will find information about:

  • How to navigate your first days at UBC
  • PhD, MASc, MSc and MEng degree requirements
  • Resources, facilities, services and activities in the department