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Welcome to the Business & Media Study Abroad program at BCIT! Are you an international student from outside of Canada looking to gain an international experience while you study? Study abroad and enjoy a life-changing experience on Canada’s West Coast!

Through the Business & Media Study Abroad program, you can study in Vancouver, Canada for 1 or 2 terms while taking 4 courses per term. At the BCIT School of Business + Media you’ll put theory into practice, learn from industry professionals, be part of a vibrant student community and live in one of the best cities in the world.


Fall 2021 delivery mode: in person

  • This program will be delivered in person for the fall semester.
  • We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.


Study Abroad students can take up to four courses per term from all of our different business and media programs. You are able to choose from more than 300 courses from our 100+ programs at BCIT Business + Media allowing you to build a customized curriculum that is tailored specifically to your goals.

For more information, check out our program video below, read the stories of previous study abroad students, discover the top reasons to study business at BCIT or contact us at with any questions.

Entrance Requirements

Costs & Supplies


As a Study Abroad student you can choose up to four courses from any of our different program areas at BCIT Business + Media:

Course Selection

At BCIT, we offer daytime “Full-Time” classes in the Fall and Winter term, and open enrollment “Part-Time” classes year-round in the evenings and on weekends. As a Study Abroad student you are able to mix and match your courses. We recommend taking at least two courses from one program for the best experience in Vancouver.

There are two course selection options available:

1. Study Abroad by Design

With Study Abroad by Design, you are able to choose four courses from any of our program areas to build a custom schedule. See all courses available to Study Abroad students in the Winter 2022 term (January to May 2022).

Sample of Study Abroad course selection:

Course Number Course Name Credits
BUSA 2905 Managing Conflict in Workplace 3.0
MKTG 1102 Essentials of Marketing 3.0
FMGT 1152 Accounting for the Manager 3.0
ORGB 1100 Organizational Behaviour 3.0

2. Study Abroad Statement of Completion

Choose four courses from one business program to earn a BCIT Statement of Completion. This Study Abroad Statement of Completion list [PDF] provides a sample of available options.

After selecting your courses through your chosen course section method, record your selected courses in order of preference in the Study Abroad Course Selection Form [PDF] to submit with your application. Please note that the course offerings are subject to change and that you will acquire credits, but not a BCIT degree through the Study Abroad program.

If you need assistance with your course selection, you can e-mail us at

Program Details

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