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Electronics: Bachelor of Technology


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  • Length

    As a Part-time Studies program, a period of three to five years may be required to complete the program. However, the degree must be completed within seven years from acceptance into the program.

    Prior to work experience requirement, candidates may complete:

    • a maximum of 6 credits of Technical Studies/Management course work
    • a maximum of 12 credits of Liberal Studies component course work
    • a maximum of 6 credits of mathematics
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  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor of Technology

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Contact Info

Kelly Voros, 604-451-6892

1) Program Admission Requirements

Entrance requirements

This program has a two-step admission process. Applicants must meet all entrance requirements and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.

Step 1: Pre-entry assessment

Applicants that feel they meet the entrance requirements are required to contact the program head for an evaluation of work experience, assessment for pre-entry courses, and have the Proposed Program of Study form for Technical Coursework approved. Contact the program head at 604-432-8660 or Jamil_Ahmed@bcit.ca for more information. Any required pre-entry courses that are part of the degree program matrix will be credited towards the degree.

You can apply if you have had the pre-entry assessment and have completed any necessary pre-entry courses. A completed pre-entry assessment document from the program area must be uploaded to complete your application.

Step 2: Meet the following entrance requirements

  • English: two years of education in English in an English-speaking country with one of the following:
  • Entry options: one of the following:

    Option 1:

    Option 2:

    • Diploma from any nationally accredited program in a related engineering technology discipline, with a minimum course average of 65% or

    Option 3:

    • Students with a diploma grade point average between 60 and 65% can only gain full admission status after completing three of the following courses: ELEX 7010, ELEX 7020, ELEX 7030 and ELEX 7040, with an overall average of 70% or more or

    Option 4:

    • An equivalent level of education at the post-secondary level and registration (or qualifying to register) as an Applied Science Technologist with ASTTBC [PDF] will be considered.

  • A minimum of six months relevant work experience

Applicants who have completed post-secondary studies outside of Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia or New Zealand will require a comprehensive evaluation of their credentials by the International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES). Credential evaluation reports from other Canadian services may be considered. These reports must include course-by-course evaluations and GPA calculations.

Read more about how to meet BCITâ??s entrance requirements

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International students: Part-time Studies (course-by-course) programs are only available to international students who have a valid status in Canada. If you are currently outside of Canada, please apply to a full-time program or ISEP.

BCIT accepts only complete applications. In order to apply:

  • Include proof of meeting all entrance requirements prior to submission
  • Convert all transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee
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You can check the status of your application online at any time using the Student Information System.

Candidates may select and register for courses after reviewing each term's course offerings in the Part-time Studies Course Finder. Candidates are expected to complete at least three courses per year.

Scheduled intakes

Ongoing Part-time Studies intakes: January, April and September.

myCommunication

Within two business days of submitting your completed application, BCIT will send a message to your personal and myBCIT e-mail addresses. All correspondence regarding your application will be posted to your online myCommunication account at my.bcit.ca. We'll send you an e-mail when a new message is posted. It's important to watch for these e-mails or regularly check your account online.

You can expect to receive communication concerning the status of your application within four weeks.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy BCIT's institution admission requirements as listed below.

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The English-Language Proficiency required for study at BCIT is detailed here.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

Out-of-Province

You will need to meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. Most programs require Grade 12 graduation with specific Grade 11 and 12 courses. Some programs also have non-academic requirements such as submitting a resume or participating in an interview.

For more details on BCIT's Admission and Registration requirements check here.

Application priority is given to BC residents who are Canadian citizens and landed immigrants who have lived in BC for the 12 months immediately before enrolment. Second priority is given to out-of-province citizens and landed immigrants. Third priority is given to applicants who are neither Canadian citizens nor landed immigrants.

BC Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit at BCIT check here.

 

Mature Student

If you have not graduated from secondary school you can still be admitted to BCIT based on your relevant experience.

To gain Mature student status, you must also meet BCIT's English-language requirements as well as any prerequisites for your desired program.

There is helpful information for Mature students in the Frequently Asked Questions section of BCIT's Admission & Registration webpage.

International Student

For details on applying to BCIT as an International Student check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

The Technology Entry Program is for students who want to improve their skills in core areas such as communications, Math, Chemistry or Physics to meet the prerequisites of their intended BCIT Technology Program.

 

How to Apply

For information on applying to BCIT's programs check here.