Registration for the LQM 2020 Course will be starting in September 1st,  2019

– New this year, one more week added –



Please contact Maggie Ma, Program Administrator

UBC Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,

University of British Columbia

G401, 2211 Wesbrook Mall,
Vancouver BC Canada V6T2B5

Telephone: 604-827-1333    E-mail:


It is strongly recommended that all course participants should have at least one of the following credentials (BSc, BMLSc, MD, PhD, RT, MT) and at least 3 years of work experience in a medical or research laboratory setting.

Students must be able to commit approximately 10 hours per week (reading, discussion, and assignments) to successfully complete this 22-week course that runs January to June.

Tuition 2020

CAD $2800.  Includes required course materials, standards and examinations. Course materials are non-refundable once the course starts.
CAD $45 will be added for International shipping (outside of North America) to deliver course certificate by courier.


New for 2020, one week added to the course!

Course starts: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 (each course week starts mid-week on a Wednesday)
Course ends: Tuesday, June 09, 2020 (excludes one week for writing final exam)

Course schedule – draft – (pdf).

Registration evaluation and Payment

Please email the course administrator a copy of your certificate, diploma, or degree to for evaluation or fill out the Employer Declaration Form. If you are qualified to register in the program, the course administrator will ask you to proceed with the online payment by VISA, MasterCard or Debit Card through UBC’s e-payment site.

Your registration information will be collected while you process the payment online. The registration will be finished once the payment is received.
Payment due at time of registration.
If you want to pay the course fee by cheque or money order, please fill in the Registration Form (pdf) then mail it with the check or money order to:

Maggie Ma
Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management, UBC
G401 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver BC, Canada

Please make the cheque or money order payable to UBC POLQM

Registration deadline

December 8, 2019 for international students.

December 22, 2019 for domestic students.

Please contact the Program Administrator for evaluation and registration during the Fall 2019.

Enrollment is limited to the first 40 participants who meet course requirements.


For those participants who withdraw from the course within 14 days of course commencement, funds will be returned, less the cost of course materials(CAD$600) and administration fee (CAD$100.00). If cancellation occurs prior to January 8, 2020, only the administration fee will be retained.