Courses, Dates and Deadlines

When to Apply

Course Start Date Application Deadline
PATH 427 January October 15
PATH 467 January October 15
PATH 477 September Continuing students only
PATH 451 September/January Continuing students only

Students may begin with either PATH 427 (recommended) or PATH 467.

PATH 427 Basic Principles of Infection Prevention and Control (3 credits)**
Course Outline and textbook order form    Sample the course
Next offered: January 2020; duration 20 weeks

PATH 467 Basics of Medical Microbiology for Infection Control (3 credits)**
Course Outline and textbook order form   Sample the course
Next offered: January 2020; duration 20 weeks

**The above courses are 20 weeks in length and extend beyond the regular UBC semester.  If this is a concern for financial loans or other deadlines you should not take this course.  No exceptions or provisions are made for early completion of the course.

PATH 477/HCEP 401 Basic Epidemiology for Infection Control (3 credits)
Completion of PATH 427 required.
Course Outline and textbook order form
Next offered:  September 2019; duration 13 weeks
Continuing students only. Minimum enrollment: 5, Maximum enrollment: 15.

PATH 451 Clerkship in Laboratory Medicine and Infection Prevention and Control

Start Date Apply By Register By
September-December June 1 August 15
September-April June 1 August 15
January-April September 2 December 1

 ***Applications  received after the deadline will be processed for the next course start date.

Tuition Fees
Tuition for each course is assessed per credit; each course is 3 credits.  2019-2020 cost per course is approximately $539.91CAD ($179.97CAD per credit; tuition for International students is substantially higher).   Textbooks extra.