Courses, Dates and Deadlines

When to Apply

Course Start/End Date Duration Application Period (new to UBC)
PATH 427 January-May 20 weeks** July 15-October 15 for the following January
PATH 467 January-May 20 weeks** July 15 – October 15 for the following January
PATH 477 September-December  13 weeks Continuing students only; PATH 427 required or permission of instructor
PATH 451 September- December
September – April
January – April
4 months
8 months
4 months
Continuing students only

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

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

Visit UBC Distance Learning to view course outlines and textbook information.

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 on a per credit basis; 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.