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Global Business Studies: Certificate (Part-Time)


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Applications are submitted externally through the BCIT website.

Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Courses in this program are offered using online and/or hybrid delivery method in Fall 2020 and Winter/Spring 2021 due to COVID-19. Confirm directly with BCIT about the learning method.

  • Program Start Date
    January, April, September
  • Campuses
    Burnaby

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    City of Vancouver
  • Length
    48 credits, part-time studies
  • Tuition Estimate
    $500-$800 per course. See Part-Time Studies fees website for more information
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    Varies. Contact BCIT Bookstore.
  • Credential Granted
    • Certificate
    • University Course Transfer
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Fall 2020
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Winter/Spring 2021

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out BCIT's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

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

Application Fee: $90 Domestic / $154 Intl

1) Program Admission Requirements

Entrance requirements

Applicants must meet all entrance requirements and will be accepted on a first qualified basis as long as space remains.

Students are required to be 19 years of age or older in order to travel abroad, and must obtain all required visas and travel documents.

Read more about how to meet BCIT’s entrance requirements

Continuation requirements

Students are required to arrange a meeting with the International Program Coordinator and other faculty to review and assess their work experience and create a course schedule for completion of the program. The meeting should be arranged when you are close to completion of the business foundation courses. The International Program Coordinator will provide written approval outlining the student's proposed course schedule, including discipline preparation courses, the partner school and the term in which they will be studying abroad.

International applicants

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.


 

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.