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Technology Management: Bachelor of Technology


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  • Location

    Burnaby Campus
    3700 Willingdon Avenue
    Burnaby, BC

    Many courses are also offered through distance and online learning.

  • Length

    Three to five years, part-time

    Students may complete the required course work through any combination of night school and distance and online learning formats. This will allow individuals to maintain full-time employment while working towards completing their degree.

    The rate of progress through the program will vary. Most individuals will likely take three to five years to complete their studies, but all have up to seven years to complete the program requirements.

    Candidates are expected to maintain at least a 65% average during the program. Candidates will achieve an honours degree if a grade point average of 80% or higher is maintained.

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  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor of Technology

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Application Deadline Advice

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Contact Info

Laurie McGee, 604-432-8459

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 are required to have their work experience reviewed and assessed prior to applying. Please email the program administrator to receive a program information kit which includes detailed information on the program, how to have a pre-assessment of your work experience completed, and how to formally apply online.

An approved pre-entry assessment 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:
  • Work experience: minimum of one year relevant technical work experience.

  • Post-secondary: one of the following from a recognized institution:
    • Diploma from BCIT (or equivalent institution) or
    • Related degree from a recognized post-secondary institution or
    • Alternate Entry Model: designed for career-oriented adults who do not have post-secondary education equivalent to a diploma. Candidates may be considered for special admission (alternate entry) if they have at least five years of relevant technical 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.

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Note: You do not need to be accepted into the degree program to register for Technology Management (TMGT) courses. However, taking TMGT courses does not guarantee your acceptance into the program. If accepted into the program, you may receive credit for the TMGT courses you have taken previously, provided the course content has not changed substantially. It is highly recommended that you complete no more than 6.0 credits of TMGT courses before formally applying to the program. This is to ensure you are able to complete the program and be awarded a credential

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International students: Part-time Studies (course-by-course) programs delivered on-campus at BCIT are only available to international students who have a valid status in Canada. If you are currently outside of Canada and wish to attend an on-campus program, please apply to a full-time program or ISEP. The distance and online only option of this program is also available.

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.

Scheduled 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.

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.

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

Follow the links to learn more about these careers on WorkBC's career profiles.