UBC MEL MHLP Professional Leadership Master Degrees

Tuition & Finances

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Tuition Fees

The 12 month full year program tuition fees for 2022 are as follows:

  • C$30,406.35 for domestic students (Canadian citizens and permanent residents)
  • C$56,541.75 for international students

Tuition fees are payable in three installments in the first week of January, May and September. If you are granted an offer of admission, a non-refundable C$5,000 deposit will be required within one month from the offer date to secure your place in the program. This will be applied towards your first tuition installment in January.

Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students.

Please note that UBC tuition and student fees are approved by the Board of Governors following consultation with students and are subject to change in future academic years. 2023 program tuition fees to be announced summer 2022.

Part-Time Tuition Fees

Part-time study options are available in the Master of Engineering Leadership in Dependable Software Systems, Integrated Water Management, Urban Systems and Master of Health Leadership & Policy Clinical Education, and Seniors Care only. The 24 month part-time year program tuition fees for 2022 entrants are as follows:

  • CAD $30,406.35 for domestic students (Canadian citizens and permanent residents)
  • CAD $56,541.75 for international students

Tuition fees are payable in six installments in the first week of January, May and September of each year. If you are granted an admission offer, a non-refundable C$5,000 deposit will be required within one month from the offer date to secure your place in the program. This will be applied towards your first tuition installment in January. Additional continuation fees may apply.

Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students.

Please note that UBC tuition and student fees are approved by the Board of Governors following consultation with students and are subject to change in future academic years. 2023 program tuition fees to be announced summer 2022.

Additional Fees

In addition to tuition fees, all students must pay:

  • C$524.07 per year for full-time students or C$408.66 per year for part-time students UBC graduate student fees. Student fees are charged in three instalments payable in January, May and September along with your tuition.
  • C$263.63 per year for the Extended Health and Dental Plan for students and their dependents, paid in full in January. Opt-out provisions are available for students with equivalent extended insurance.
  • C$170.00 per year for the U-Pass (universal transit pass) which gives you unlimited access to the bus, Skytrain and Seabus. 
  • All new international students must also pay a one-time C$225.00 one time fee i-Med fee which provides basic health insurance until you become eligible for BC MSP. This is paid in full in January.

Student Loans

If you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, you can may be eligible for a government student loan through your home province or territory. Loan applications open in the summer, so please apply as soon as possible after you receive an offer. Loan applications can take several weeks to be processed. Learn more about student loan options. If you need help completing your student loan application, please contact Enrolment Services for assistance.

Funding & Scholarships

MEL and MHLP students may be eligible for a number of external scholarships. Being a professional program, there are no UBC scholarships, grants or funding offered directly for MEL or MHLP students. Students who require financial assistance may wish to consider student loans through their home countries, employer scholarships, or loans through a financial institution.