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Tourism Marketing and Development Post Baccalaureate Diploma

  • Fall
  • Summer

  • Location
    North Vancouver
  • Campuses
    North Vancouver


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    City of North Vancouver
  • Length
    2 Years
  • Tuition Estimate
    $6611 Year One
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1000 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate Diploma

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Application Deadline Advice

Early application is recommended. Further details are available from the School of Tourism Management at 604.984.4960.

Application Fee: $50

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution. (2.0 CGPA minimum, 2.5 CGPA on final two years of study preferred)

  • two-page letter of intent
  • a resume or experience summary
Admission Advice

1. If English is not your primary language you must meet one of:
  • International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS) = 6.0 overall, 6.0 in writing, and no score less than 5.5
  • English Language Assessment (ELA) requirement = 128
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) = 50
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) requirement = 75 internet-based; 540 paper-based
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) Assessment = 60
  • Capilano University EAP 090 = B+


2) Institution Admission Requirements

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

English Language Requirements


Students must meet one of the following:

  • An English Language Assessment Test minimum score of:
    • TOEFL - 83 (internet based), 560 (paper-based),
    • ELA - 145
    • IELTS - 6.5 overall with no score less than a 6
    • CAEL - 70
    • PTE - 56
  • 6 credits of transferable post-secondary English
  • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a C+ grade (or higher) and two years of high school in Canada
  • Advanced Placement English Language/Composition or English Literature/Composition with a minimum score of 4
  • International Baccalaureate English Language A higher level with a minimum score of 5
  • Language Proficiency Index Level 4 with an essay score of 26
  • Capilano University  EAP 100 and EAP 101  with a minimum mark of B+ (77%) grade in each course
  • At least four consecutive years of full time education in English in Canada or another English-speaking country
  • At least four consecutive years of full time education at an English-speaking High School in a country where English is not the primary language
  • Graduate from a recognized degree program at an accredited university at which English is the primary language of instruction in a country where English is the principle language.

Students who do not qualify under one of the above requirements may submit a request for a waiver of the English Language Requirement form to the attention of Admissions in the Registrar's Office.

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General Admission Requirements (All Students)

The General Admission Requirements information can be found here:

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

For full details on the admission requirements for these programs click here.


Students from other provinces must meet the following admission requirements.

BC Transfer Student

Details on Transfer Credit are available here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Details on Transfer Credit are available here.

Mature Student

For details on Mature Student (and Discretionary) Admission click here.

International Student

The general admission requirements for International Students can be found here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

High school students with superior academic records may apply for limited admission which will allow enrollment in one or two university transfer courses while still attending secondary school.

The application must be co-signed by the applicant's parent or legal guardian and must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from the school principal or designate, and an official copy of the secondary school academic record. Inquiries should be directed to the Registrar's Office.

How to Apply

For all the details on applying to Capilano University click here.