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What are the requirements for the VanArts-BCIT pathway?

VanArts Diploma

It all starts by completing the one-year professional diploma program of your choice.

BCIT Advanced Diploma in Business Management

VanArts program graduates can enter into the Advanced Diploma contingent on:

  • A minimum of 66% (C+) overall in their VanArts program
  • English 12 (67% or higher) or equivalent
  • Online Math Assessment: Math 11 fundamentals refresher

International students must have a valid study permit and medical insurance for the beginning of the study period.

BCIT Bachelor of Business Administration

Successful completion of BCIT’s Business Management Advanced Diploma (70% overall in all 14 courses), and 70% cumulative average in the following courses:

  • ECON 2200 – Macroeconomics
  • COMM 3111 – Managerial Communications
  • FMGT 2152 – Accounting for Management
  • OPMT 5515 – Quantitative Methods for Managers
  • MKTG 4010 – Marketing Management Strategic Planning

What is the best start date?

BCIT’s full-time Business Management Advanced Diploma program commences in the fall, after Canadian Labour Day weekend. Self-directed studies also commence at the beginning of January, April, and September; and, Summer Intensive sessions start June, July, and August.

How long will it take to receive a conditional letter of acceptance from BCIT after completing my VanArts application?

You will receive a letter from BCIT within four weeks of applying.