MPT/PhD On Campus

Physical Therapy

University of British Columbia

60 months
39341 CAD/year
6471 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The MPT/PhD in Physical Therapy program from University of British Columbia provides a new option for outstanding students with an interest in both clinical and research training relevant to physical therapy. 


The MPT/PhD in Physical Therapy program from University of British Columbia is designed to provide students flexibility in the completion of their concurrent clinical and research training, and to integrate their clinical and research learning, resulting in an accelerated completion time.


Students may choose from two options to complete the MPT/PhD program based on discussion with their research supervisor. 

Given the emphasis on clinical research in the program, though students may enter the MPT program initially, they will be expected to maintain progress towards their PhD requirements from the outset. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Gross Anatomy of the Limbs and Trunk 
  • Elements of Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
  • Case-based Integration
  • Clinical Practice
  • Clinical Placements 
  • Rehabilitation Research 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • This program contains a practicum component for which a criminal record check is required.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39341 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39341 CAD per year during 60 months.
  • National

    6471 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6471 CAD per year during 60 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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