The LQM 2023 program has started on January 11. 



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 2023

CAD $3300.  Includes required electronic course materials, standards and examinations. Course materials are non-refundable once the course starts.
If you finish the course successfully, electronic certificate will be provided. If you would request a hard copy certificate, CAD $55 will be added for international shipping (outside of North America) and CAD $25 for domestic to deliver course certificate by courier.



Course starts: Wednesday, January 11, 2023 (each course week starts mid-week on a Wednesday)
Course ends: Tuesday, June 13, 2023 (excludes one week for writing final exam)

Course schedule draft

Registration evaluation and Payment

Please email the course administrator a copy of your certificate, diploma, or degree to for evaluation and fill out the Employer Declaration Form. If you are qualified to register in the program, the course administrator will provide you the UBC E-payment link for proceeding 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 20, 2022 for international students.

December 29, 2022 for domestic students.

Please contact the Program Administrator for evaluation and registration during the Fall 2022.

Enrolment is limited to the first 55 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$500) and administration fee (CAD$300.00). If cancellation occurs prior to January 11, 2023, only the administration fee will be retained.

Frequently Asked Questions