Graduate Certificate in Global Mine Waste Management

Tuition

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Tuition is charged at: $1737.46 per credit for domestic students and $1806.27  per credit for international students, with each course in the program equivalent to three credits. This rate is subject to annual tuition increases established by the university.  Current Tuition Fees

YEAR 1 YEAR 2
Tuition Domestic $10,424.76 $10,424.76
Tuition International $10,837.62 $10,837.62
Student fees $950 $950
Field trip/activity $1000-$3000 $1000-$3000
FIELD TRIP AND ACTIVITY FEE

You will be advised of the cost of the annual field trip and activity fee when you are admitted to the program. The fee is subject to change depending on transportation and accommodation costs; however, the maximum fee would be C$3000.

We expect the fee to be approximately C$1500 for the next few years. The actual amount will be outlined within the offer of program admission.

The fee will cover the following activities:

  • Welcome activities and SWAG
  • A two to three-day field trip to visit a mine waste facility (covering the transportation, accommodation and meal costs for the trip)
STUDENT FEES

Student fees cover the cost of university resources that benefit students, including U-Pass and AMS/GSS Extended Health Care. If you meet certain requirements, you may be able to opt-out of some of the student fees.

DUE DATE

Tuition payments are spread over two years.

“The UBC program has considerably contributed to create and strengthen a professional network with a wide range of specialists in the mining industry, comprehensively addressing the most relevant topics of the mine waste engineering, along with outstanding discussion sessions with key players in the industry. This definitely has been a career boost into a global mine waste management”.

Mauricio Cisternas — Geotechnical Engineer at BGC Engineering (Chile)

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