Discover a multitude of learning opportunities during your UBC BCom program, both inside and outside the classroom or even abroad. Whether you experience business in other cultures, make great strides in research or even come up with a new course at UBC – it’s sure to enrich your degree and point you towards a fulfilling career.
Learn how to conduct leading research under the mentorship of a distinguished faculty member, on this immersive and exciting research program at Sauder.
Be ready to hit the ground running in your future career by combining your academic studies with practical, paid work experience in your chosen field.
Interested in building expertise in critical and creative thinking and stepping ahead of your competition? The Design Strategies for Business Innovation elective (COMM 388) is a hands-on course that blends analytical and creative approaches, equipping you with design strategies and techniques to solve complex business problems.
Interested in adding value to a real portfolio of stocks and bonds, currently valued at about $5 million? Guided by mentors, qualified Finance students aiming for a career in capital markets can learn to manage the PMF Endowment Fund.
Complete an independent project under the supervision of a faculty member and receive course credit. Once you have found an instructor who has agreed to supervise your project, complete the Directed Studies application form and submit it to the Undergraduate Office (UGO) for approval and registration. You will be asked to provide a course outline describing your project and a summary of how it will be graded.
Is there a subject you’re passionate about but isn’t offered at UBC? Why not propose your own course? Under the guidance of your faculty sponsor, you can take charge of your own learning experience in a small, self-directed group.
Imagine studying business and immersing yourself in different languages and cultures around the world. You can do it all as part of your UBC BCom.
Discover the local impact of global issues. Get hands on experience with business people in other cultures by working on community projects around the world. Sauder-sponsored programs include:
Enrich your degree through community-based experiential learning. Explore how you can participate in and develop community projects.
Expand your BCom experience by taking a term of courses in the Faculty of Management at UBC’s Okanagan campus in Kelowna, BC.
Studiare in Italia! Complete your Bachelor of Commerce Degree at UBC and a Master's Degree in Management at LUISS (Liberà Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) Guido Carli University in Rome, Italy in a five-year period.