Advanced Diploma in Business Management Pathway

The Advanced Diploma in Business Management familiarizes you to essential business topics like management accounting, economics, marketing, human resource management, and more. Through lectures, group discussion, and case studies, you’ll learn how to apply a disciplined and professional approach to management to prepare you for your future career in business. After completing a BCIT Business Diploma you have the option to enroll in BCIT's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

What are the requirements for the BCIT Advanced Diploma in Business Management pathway?

BCIT Advanced Diploma in Business Management

  • English 12 (67% or higher)
  • Sprott Shaw College approved English exit exam (70% or higher)
  • Successful completion of an equivalent English assessment test 

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:

What is the best start date?

BCIT's full-time Business Management Advanced Diploma program commences in the fall, after Canadian Labour Day weekend. To align with this, the best start dates for Sprott Shaw College programs are the Spring and Summer terms. Part-time studies also commence at the beginning of January, April, and September; and, Summer Intensive sessions start June, July, and August.

When should I apply for BCIT?

Full-time applications applications will open on November 1st for following September.

Provisional acceptance can be given after you have completed half your Sprott Shaw College Diploma (approximately 6 months before graduation) and meet the English requirement.

Part-time requires students to have all requirements completed and be registered in courses to get an acceptance letter. Courses for the following term open up approximately 2 months prior to the start date. Example: If a student graduates in October and wants to apply for the part-time studies in January, you must register in the January courses in mid-October. View the part-time studies registration dates. 

Note: Part-time Studies (course-by-course) programs are only available to international students who currently have a valid status in Canada.