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Entrepreneurial Management: Bachelor of Commerce Degree


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Applications are submitted externally through the RRU website.

Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter

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

  • Program Start Date
    September, March
  • Campuses
    Victoria

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    City of Victoria
  • Length
    Final Two Years of a Four-Year degree
  • Tuition Estimate
    $17,500 Total (+ Ancillary Fees )
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $2500 per year
  • Credential Granted
    Bachelor's Degree
  • Learning Method Options
    • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online)
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Fall 2020

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 RRU's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications are accepted until December 15, 2020 for March 2021 program entry. 

Application Fee: $126.28

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic 

1. completion of a two-year diploma (or 60 credits or equivalent) from a recognized post-secondary institution, including at least 24 credits at the second-year level and a "B" grade point average

2. Proficiency in accounting and/or numeracy*:

One of:

  • Successful completion of relevant courses articulated within an eligible Block Transfer Agreement;
  • Successful completion of one or more college/university level financial or managerial accounting courses (equivalent to 3 credits) with at least a "C" (63%) grade.
  • Successful completion of two or more college/university courses (the equivalent of 6 or more credits) in math and/or statistics with at least a "C" (63%) grade in each course.**
  • Successful completion of RRU’s Continuing Studies Financial Accounting Fundamentals, with at least a "C" (63%) grade.**
  • In some cases, a minimum of five years’ experience in a role that includes substantial financial responsibilities in areas such as budgeting, bookkeeping, and/or financial statement preparation may be acceptable.

Notes:
(*) if your accounting/numeracy courses were completed five or more years ago, you are strongly recommended to take RRU’s Continuing Studies Financial Accounting Fundamentals prior to program start.

(**) Math courses may include algebra, calculus, finite mathematics, business math, and math for economics. Pre-calculus courses and math for elementary education programs are not generally acceptable. Statistics courses may include business, life sciences and social sciences statistics or their equivalent (e.g., applied and differential statistics). Contact RRU's Admissions team to verify.

3. Proficiency in written communications:

One of:

  • Successful completion of relevant courses articulated within an eligible Block Transfer Agreement;
  • Successful completion of a college/university level English composition or academic writing course (equivalent to 3 credits), with at least a "C" (63%) grade.
  • Successful completion of RRU’s Continuing Studies Academic Writing and Critical Thinking course, with at least a "C" (63%) grade.
  • Other higher education that demonstrates written communications proficiency, as determined by admissions or faculty adjudicators.

Admission Advice

1. If you don't meet the formal academic requirements for admission, you can check out the Flexible Admission option. To be considered for flexible admission, you must normally provide:

  • a Personal Statement
  • a resume
  • at least two letters of reference
  • transcripts of any post-secondary credit courses and/or programs previously taken
  • evidence of 15 (but fewer than 60) post-secondary credits and seven years of full-time business related work experience with three years at a manager, supervisor, and/or project manager level.

2. If English is not your primary language, please review Royal Roads University's English Language Requirements

3. RRU's Continuing Studies offers the Accounting and English Composition courses mentioned in the program admission requirements.


 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

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

English Language Requirements

English is the primary language of instruction and communication in all domestic programs at Royal Roads University. As part of the application process, all candidates whose first language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English speaking, listening, reading and writing by one of the following means:

Submission of an official English language proficiency score report which meets one of the following minimum* standards:

  • IELTS Academic: 6.5 or better with no single band score below 6.0.
  • TOEFL (IBT): 88 overall or better, with no section score below 20
  • PTE-A (Pearson Test of English - Academic): 60 overall, with no section less than 58
  • Graduation from a recognized diploma or degree program from a college or university at which English was the primary language of instruction in an English speaking country.
  • Complete the International Study Centre's undergraduate or pre-master's pathway program

An applicant who believes they are fully proficient in English may provide a written submission to the Admissions Office, demonstrating English proficiency through other means.  Please review our English Language Requirements - Waiver Process.

* Meeting minimum English language requirements does not guarantee admission. Year-three entry and some programs may require alternate levels of competency.

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

Applicants may be assessed for admission to Royal Roads University on the basis of their formal academic training and/or on the skills, knowledge and background developed outside traditional learning structures. This student-centred approach opens doors to higher learning for qualified candidates who otherwise might not meet traditional admission requirements, and thereby serves the needs of a diverse group of students.

Ideal candidates include self-directed and highly motivated people who demonstrate high levels of program-specific knowledge and skills and who possess strong interpersonal, research, and communication skills.

To learn more about our admission requirements, please click here.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

You must normally meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. For complete details check here.

If you do not have the formal academic training to qualify for your desired program, you may also be admitted through Royal Roads University's Flexible Admission Process.

Out-of-Province

You must normally meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. For complete details check here.

If you do not have the formal academic training to qualify for your desired program, you may also be admitted through Royal Roads University's Flexible Admission Process.

BC Transfer Student

Royal Roads University has agreements with many educational institutions that enable students to make a smooth transition for completion of their degree studies. For details click here. You can also use BC Transfer Guide to search course transferability. 

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

Royal Roads University has agreements with many educational institutions that enable students to make a smooth transition for completion of their degree studies. For details check here.

Mature Student

Royal Roads University does not have a specific Mature Student admission category. However, Royal Roads University's Flexible Admission Process may serve the needs of mature students.

 

 

International Student

For details on admission for International Students click here, and for details about English language requirements click here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Flexible Admission

Applicants who do not have the formal academic education to qualify for admission may be assessed on the basis of both their formal education and their informal learning, in accordance with the Flexible Admission Policy at Royal Roads University. This includes applicants with a complex learning history and for whom documenting their learning is either difficult or complex.

Read more about Flexible Admission

How to Apply

All applicants, domestic, international, standard admission, and flexible admission follow the same application process. The online application form is filled out and the application fee is paid, followed by submission of the appropriate supporting documents. Follow this link to begin the application process.