UBC MEL MHLP Professional Leadership Master Degrees

Tuition & Finances

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Tuition Fees

The 12 month full year program tuition fees for 2021 are as follows:

  • CAD 29,810.16 for domestic students (Canadian citizens and permanent residents)
  • CAD 54,367.08 for international students

Tuition fees are payable in three installments in the first week of January, May and September. If you are granted an admission offer, a non-refundable CAD 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.

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. 2022 program tuition fees to be announced late 2021.

Part-Time Tuition Fees

Part-time study options are available in the MEL in Integrated Water Management, MEL in Urban Systems, MHLP in Clinical Education, and MHLP in Seniors Care only. The 24 month part-time year program tuition fees for 2020 entrants are as follows:

  • CAD 29,810.16 for domestic students (Canadian citizens and permanent residents)
  • CAD 54,367.08 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 CAD 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.

Additional Fees

In addition to tuition fees, all students must pay:

  • CAD 969.18 for full-time or CAD 853.77 for part-time per year in UBC student fees. Student fees are charged in three instalments payable in January, May and September along with your tuition fee. This includes the U-Pass (universal transit pass) which gives you unlimited access to the bus, Skytrain and Seabus.
  • CAD 225.50 per year for the Extended Health and Dental Plan for students and their dependents. This is in paid in full in January.  Opt-out provisions are available for students with equivalent personal insurance.
  • All new international students must also pay a one-time CAD 180 i-Med fee which provides basic health insurance. 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.