Program Overview

Did you know our Faculty’s ground-breaking research has built the Sauder School of Business into Canada’s leading management research school? Committed to your academic and personal success, our instructors bring business to life through lectures, case studies and noteworthy guest speakers.

A robust and challenging curriculum

A UBC Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) will give you the broad range of business basics and the management skills you need to thrive in any career. With our diverse array of course offerings, you’ll have a chance to develop your critical thinking, creative problem solving, communication, organization and leadership.

In each year of study you will take a number of core courses and electives to build competencies in each area of business.

Year 1 – Building a foundation
Year 2 – Learning the fundamentals of business
Year 3 – Starting to specialize & continuing to build business knowledge
Year 4 – Integrating knowledge & launching a career

Take a closer look at the year by year requirements of the UBC BCom and start planning your program.

Specialized BCom degree programs

In addition to our general program, we offer two unique niche program options:

Countless opportunities to enhance your studies

At UBC and the Sauder School, there many rewarding activities to cultivate your personal and professional growth outside the classroom. Here are just a few of the great ways you can get involved.

More ways to get involved



The UBC BCom offers you the flexibility to start your program in Years 1, 2, or 3. Learn more about admission requirements and how to apply.