Horticulture Program Application Process

Regular Application Deadline: May 1, 2016
Please note that we will run an extended application period from May 2, 2016 to August 1, 2016 if space remains.

To apply for the UBC Horticultural Training Program, please send in a completed application form, your most recent transcript and a personal statement (250-500 words) detailing your interest in the program, your previous horticultural experience, as well as future career plans upon program completion.

Please include an application fee of $250 CAD which can be paid by cheque, or by credit card.  Please note that for admitted applicants, $200 of this fee will be applied to the tuition of the first module. Enrolled participants who do not complete the four modules in sequence may be charged an additional application fee if they seek to resume studies. Unsuccessful applicants will be refunded $200 of the application fee.

Download the application form

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Payment options: Postdated cheques to ‘UBC Botanical Garden’ or via credit card installments.

Please mail your application package to:
HTP Admissions
UBC Botanical Garden
6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver BCV6T 1Z4

Program Dates and Fee Schedule:

  • Module 1 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Aug. 2, 2016
  • Module 2 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Sept. 29, 2016
  • Module 3 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Nov. 30, 2016
  • Module 4 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Feb. 14, 2017