The School of Business Certificate in Global Business Studies is offered in partnership with post-secondary institutions worldwide. BCIT has already established international student-exchange agreements with ten institutions in eight countries across Europe and discussions are underway with institutions in Australia, New Zealand, and Brazil to establish more exchange agreements with specific schools. This certificate provides a formal framework and a credential for students completing their business studies in a range of countries.
The program is divided into three components that will typically take one year to complete, encompassing 15 courses for a total of 48 credits. The program is offered through Part-time Studies (PTS).
The three components are:
Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.
Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).
Applicants to the BCIT School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
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