Programs of Study
BCIT offers a wide variety of programs for international students, leading to certificates, diplomas, degrees and master's degrees. Whether you choose to study in Full-Time Program or Part-Time Program delivery models, you will receive the same internationally recognized credentials.
It is important to note that not all programs at BCIT are offered to international students. You can find a list of programs available to international students below.
BCIT full time studies for immigration purposes
For immigration purposes, BCIT considers international students full-time if they are enrolled in:
Students are automatically registered in a set of courses in a term-based cohort model, and course-by-course registration is not necessary
- A Part-Time Program with the following requirements:
- A minimum of 3 courses worth at least 9 credits each term*
- Must study all 3 terms (fall, winter, spring/summer)
*Online/Distance courses and condensed courses (4 weeks or less) do not count towards this requirement.
Students register themselves through flexible course-by-course registration leading to a credential. Not all courses are offered each term. Only available to students with status in Canada.
For information related to studying and working in Canada, visit permits and visas and working in Canada