Dual Degree Bachelor of Education Program

Complete your UBC Bachelor degree studies alongside the Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree (Secondary option).

The dual degree option is completed in five years with reduced credits rather than the traditional four years + one year degree path to the BEd degree. After completing all the requirements, students will be eligible for a British Columbia Professional Teaching Certificate.

Benefits of the Dual Degree

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UBC students enrolled in one of the following undergraduate programs may pursue a dual degree in education:

BKIN Physical and Health Education (School of Kinesiology) + BEd Secondary - Health, Outdoor Ed, and Physical Education (Faculty of Education)

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Kinesology program (BKin), you can pursue a dual degree in Kinesiology (BKin – Physical and Health Education) and Education (BEd – Physical Education), which may lead to teaching secondary courses in Physical Education (Grades 8 to 12).

For more information about this dual degree, contact Fran Harrison.

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BMUS Music: General Studies (School of Music) + BEd Secondary - Music Education (Faculty of Education)

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Music program (BMus), you can pursue a dual degree in Music (BMus – General Studies: Secondary Music Education) and Education (BEd – Secondary Music Education), which may lead to teaching secondary courses in Band or Music (Grades 8 to 12).

For more information about this dual degree, contact Rayne Graham.

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BSc Food, Nutrition and Health (Faculty of Land, Food and Systems) + BEd Secondary - Home Economics (Faculty of Education)

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science: Food, Nutrition & Health Program (select "Degree Options"), you can pursue a dual degree in Science (BSc – Food, Nutrition and Health) and Education (BEd – Secondary Home Economics Education), which may lead to teaching secondary courses in Home Economics (Grades 8 to 12).

For more information about this dual degree, contact Christine Klaray.

Download this Dual Degree Application Form

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BSc Forest Sciences (Faculty of Forestry) + BEd Secondary - Biological Sciences (Faculty of Education)

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Forest Sciences, you can pursue a dual degree in Science (BSc – Forest Sciences) and Education (BEd – Secondary Biological Sciences Education), which may lead to teaching secondary courses in Biology (Grades 8 to 12). See UBC Academic Calendar - Dual Degree Program in Forest Sciences and Education.

For more information about this dual degree, contact the Faculty of Forestry.

BSc Mathematics (Faculty of Sciences) + BEd Secondary - Mathematics Education (Faculty of Education)

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program, you can pursue a dual degree in Science (BSc – Math) and Education (BEd – Math Education), which may lead to teaching secondary courses in Mathematics (Grades 8 to 12).

For more information about this dual degree, please contact Kim Chan at kchan@science.ubc.ca.

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BSc Natural Resources Conservation –Science and Management Major (Faculty of Forestry) + BEd Secondary - Biological Sciences (Faculty of Education)

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program, you can pursue a dual degree in Science (BSc – Natural Resources Conservation) and Education (BEd – Secondary Biological Sciences Education), which may lead to teaching secondary courses in Biology (Grades 8 to 12). See UBC Academic Calendar - Dual Degree Program in Natural Resources Conservation and Education.

For more information about this dual degree, please contact the Faculty of Forestry.

BSc Physics (Faculty of Sciences) + BEd Secondary - Physics Education (Faculty of Education)

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program, you can pursue a dual degree in Science (BSc – Physics) and Education (BEd – Physics Education), which may lead to teaching secondary courses in Physics (Grades 8 to 12). Learn more.

For more information about this dual degree, contact Kim Chan.

Download this Dual Degree Application Form

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Currently, the Dual Degree program is open only to students who are currently pursuing a degree in the subjects listed here. Dual degrees are not open to students with a previous degree. For more information, contact the Teacher Education Office.