EducationPlannerBC will be undergoing system maintenance on Thursday, Jan 18 between 7am and 9am PST. Applications may be unavailable during this time.

Confirm:
your program information with BCIT .

BC Student Outcomes surveys tens of thousands of former post-secondary students across BC every year. Key findings from the surveys can be found on the BC Student Outcomes Dashboard.

More Items

slideshow image

Apply Now


  • Location

    Levels 1 to 6:

    Downtown Campus
    555 Seymour Street
    Vancouver, BC

  • Length

    The program length will vary depending on the student's initial proficiency level, as determined by the ISEP placement test.

  • Tuition Levels (approx)

    Tuition fees are due 30 days before the start of your ISEP term.

    First term tuition for new students includes medical insurance, the ISEP Placement Test and a commitment fee.

    As of September 2017, first term tuition is $3,003.10 CAD:

    • Tuition and other fees: $2703.10 CAD, includes:
      • $1,000 CAD commitment fee
      • Student Association and capital levy fees
      • Building fee
      • BCIT ID Card
    • Medical insurance: $180.00 CAD
    • ISEP Placement Test: $120.00 CAD

    Tuition per level is $2,703.10 CAD.

    Medical insurance is mandatory while attending BCIT. Guard Me, our recommended student insurance provider, offers student medical insurance for $180 CAD for three months. When you arrive at ISEP you can apply for the British Columbia Medical Services Plan (MSP). You have to be in the province for three months before you are eligible for MSP.

  • Book & Supply Cost Estimates
  • Credentials

This is a developmental program.

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out BCIT's scholarships page.

Application Deadline Advice

Ongoing throughout the year.

Contact Info

ISEP - International Student Entry Program

BCIT Downtown Campus
Room 790 – 555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6B 3H6 , Canada

Phone: 1-604-412-7707
Fax: 1-604-412-7687

Email: isepinfo@bcit.ca

Entrance requirements

Complete the following for submission with your online application:

  • PDFs of your official transcripts of secondary and post-secondary courses. These transcripts must be official and translated into English by a certified translator.

  • Agents submitting on behalf of an applicant must also submit this form with the online application:

Apply to program

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.
Apply Now

You can check the status of your application online at any time using the Student Information System.

Note: Study Permits are required for international students studying in Canada. Visit the Immigration Canada website for more information.

Scheduled intakes

Program Start Date Application Deadline Tuition Payment Deadline
Mar 06, 2017 Feb 06, 2017 Feb 06, 2017
May 09, 2017 Apr 10, 2017 Apr 10, 2017
Jul 05, 2017 Jun 05, 2017 Jun 05, 2017
Sep 05, 2017 Aug 08, 2017 Aug 08, 2017
Oct 30, 2017 Oct 02, 2017 Oct 02, 2017
Jan 09, 2018 Dec 08, 2017 Dec 08, 2017
Mar 06, 2018 Feb 05, 2018 Feb 05, 2018
May 08, 2018 Apr 09, 2018 Apr 09, 2018
Jul 04, 2018 Jun 04, 2018 Jun 04, 2018
Sep 05, 2018 Aug 07, 2018 Aug 07, 2018
Oct 30, 2018 Oct 01, 2018 Oct 01, 2018

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.

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.

Education Building Options for this program are not available.

Training in a program like this one can lead to different careers. Related occupations are presented to show potential career options, not definite outcomes.

These links lead to occupational descriptions on WorkBC.