Thank you for your interest in Cognitive Systems. Complete the self-assessment below to find out how to apply to the Program (the process will differ depending on your home Faculty).
It is not possible to apply for the COGS Program before being admitted into UBC Vancouver (either in the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Science). If there are any questions about applying to UBC, please consult the Admissions Office.
You may be eligible to apply for two application periods every year: May 15th deadline for the September (Winter term 1) intake, and the November 30th deadline for the January (Winter term 2) intake. Please ensure you meet the admission requirements before applying. Learn more by clicking on the "Application Instructions" button below.
Admissions to the Computational Intelligence and Design stream of COGS are handled by the Computer Science Department. If you are a B.Sc. student who is looking to switch into the B.Sc. Computational Intelligence and Design stream, please contact the Computer Science Department directly.
Computer Science Advising
You will need to apply and get admitted into the Faculty of Science first, and then apply for your desired stream. Please contact the Science Advising Office to learn more about the Faculty of Science's admission process (and how to apply for your desired major if you are admitted into the Faculty of Science).
You will need to apply and get admitted into the Faculty of Arts first, and then apply for your desired stream. Please contact the Arts Advising Office regarding the Faculty of Arts's admission process (and how to apply for your desired major if you are admitted into the Faculty of Arts).
The application procedure for the Cognitive Systems B.Sc. specializations is coordinated by the Faculty of Science, through a central online application process. B.Sc. students who are entering second year will receive an e-mail regarding this process in late May or early June, but are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the application process and specialization prerequisites during their first year.
Second Year Application
The COVID-19 safety plan for COGS employees can be viewed here (PDF).