Horticulture Program Application Process

Application process for August 29, 2016 start date is now closed. Please check back in 2017 for the next application cycle.

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

Please include an application fee of $250 CAD which can be paid by cheque or 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.

Application form

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Please mail your application package to:

HTP Admissions
UBC Botanical Garden
6804 SW Marine Drive
Vancouver BC  V6T 1Z4

Program Dates and Fee Schedule

  • Module 1 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Aug 12, 2016
  • Module 2 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Oct 14, 2016
  • Module 3 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Dec 9, 2016
  • Module 4 – $1375 ($1000 tuition plus $375 materials fees)
    Due Feb 17, 2017

Fees must be paid by postdated cheques to ‘UBC Botanical Garden’ or credit card instalments.