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
Programs taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Certificate

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Graduate Certificate in Global Mine Waste Management (GCGMWM) is designed to meet the growing need for the professional development of mining industry professionals f ... [+]

The Graduate Certificate in Global Mine Waste Management (GCGMWM) is designed to meet the growing need for the professional development of mining industry professionals focusing on tailings and mine waste management. Interest in Mine Waste Management is growing rapidly. The recent attention to tailings management initiated by the Mount Polley Tailings Dam Failure and the subsequent catastrophic failure in Brazil at Samarco has created a demand for more advanced course work for professionals in Mine Waste Management.

The program consists of a total of four core courses, 12 credits in total. The courses will be offered over two consecutive years. Students have the opportunity to ladder the course work from the certificate into a Master of Engineering or Master of Applied Science Degree in Mining Engineering.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Online & Campus Combined
Address
2329 West Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
V6T 1Z4 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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