Doctor of Philosophy in Emerging Micro/Nano Technologies, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.
Fees: CA$26,857 (2021 annual)
Duration: 3 Year(s)
Next intake: 07 September 2021
Research Themes: Mechanical, Fluidic, Biological and Optical Components. The applications will span the areas of biomedical devices, nano-computing, nano-devices, energy, optical communications, sensors, and actuators.
Start dates and prices
Duration: 3 Year(s)
|Term 2 (January), 2021|
|Term 1 (September), 2021|
|Term 2 (January), 2022|
|Term 1 (September), 2022|
|Term 2 (January), 2023|
Entry requirements for University of British Columbia
- PhD Program with a Previous Course and Thesis-based Master’s DegreeApplicants applying to the PhD program should have:
1. Recognized course and thesis-based Master’s degree which includes graduate level courses and a written thesis
2. References must include a detailed letter from the thesis supervisor
3. North American degree holders must have an overall average of B+ (76% at UBC) in your master’s degree program
4. Non-North American degree holders must review the academic entrance requirements for students from your country at the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
Applicants who have completed a degree by research only may have to complete a year of additional coursework as part of their Ph.D. program.
PhD with a Previous Undergraduate Degree or Course-based Master’s Degree
This is also known as a direct entry PhD. In addition to the usual M.A.Sc. requirements, you must have:
1. A first class standing in your bachelor’s degree and evidence of prior research ability. First class standing is indicated for each nation by UBC G+PS guidelines (80% minimum or equivalent for Canadian institutions).
- It is understood that such a grade-average is a minimum requirement and depending on the overall applicant profile, higher grades can be expected.
3. Hard evidence of research experience and ability, by way of previous research internships, for example.
- Should be a co-author on a manuscript or paper accepted in a high visibility, rigorously peer reviewed academic venue, e.g., an internationally recognized journal, or, in certain disciplines (especially computer and software engineering), top tier conferences.Documents Required
- TOEFL score of 100 on the IBT with minimum component scores of 22 (reading, listening) and 21 (writing, speaking), or an IELTS academic test score (NOT general) of 7/9 with a minimum score of 6.0 in each component.
2. Official Transcript showing university grading scale
4. A UBC-specific Statement of Purpose
5. Scores from your English proficiency exam (IELTS or TOEFL, if required)
6. GPA Calculation (if not indicated on your official transcript)
7. Permanent Residency or Canadian Citizenship card (not required for international applicants)
*GRE Score (strongly recommended but not required)
8. Three letters of support from referees (must be submitted by the referees, not the applicant)
|Organization||University of British Columbia|
|Subject areas||Emerging Micro/Nano Technologies|
|Eligibility||Open to all nationalities|