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Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Bachelor Degree

University Canada West, Canada

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The award How you will study Study duration Course start Domestic course fees International course fees
Bachelor DegreeFull-time, Online4 yearsJanuary, April, July, OctoberCAD 40560 per totalCAD 80720 per total

About Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Bachelor Degree - at University Canada West

Our Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication program provides you with an opportunity to develop a broad knowledge of media, cultural studies and business. In addition, students will develop theoretical and practical skills that are relevant to careers in professional writing, journalism, public relations, communications and advertising.

The program focus is found in a sequence of courses in media and communications. At the same time, it integrates business courses to create an interdisciplinary degree that provides a sound foundation for work in media and communications organizations, as well as other communications-related business careers. Team activities are an intrinsic part of many courses and build team skills vital for real-world success, as well as providing a collegial learning environment.

Elective Area - Communications Management
One of the fastest-growing fields in communications is communications management. By taking selected advanced business courses and applying them to communications projects, this elective area provides training for those who hope to manage complex communications projects and departments in any industry.

In September 2021, UCW received 5 stars rating from the QS Stars higher education rating system, the world’s most popular source of comparative data on university performance.

As part of the QS Stars audit process, institutions receive an overall rating of between zero and 5+ stars, as well as a rating in at least eight of 13 key areas. We have achieved 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development, Social Responsibilities and Inclusiveness and 4 stars for Internationalisation. UCW is the third university in Canada, and the first in British Columbia, to receive a 5 Star rating from QS Stars. There are only a total of seven institutions in the United States and Canada to receive a 5 Star rating.

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Notes about fees for this course

Tuition fee for on-campus BA program for domestic students: $40,560
Tuition fee for on-campus BA program for international students: $80,720
Tuition fee for online BA program for domestic and international students: $35,320

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Entry requirements

  • Secondary School Applicants who have graduated from a British Columbia secondary school (high school) or equivalent are required to have, at minimum, the equivalent of a BC high school (Grade 12) diploma, with an overall average of C.
  • If you have graduated from high school but do not meet the minimum grade levels, you may still be considered for admission if you have successfully completed at least 30 academic post-secondary credits at a recognized institution.


  • Students whose first language is not English must submit an IELTS score of at least 6.5 (minimum 6.0 in the writing band) or equivalent (TOEFL, PTE, etc.)

OR successfully complete UCW’s University Access Program (UAP) by earning an average of at least 70% in their UAP courses.

If a student can demonstrate that they graduated from a recognized degree program in an English-speaking country, the English IELTS score or equivalent requirement may be waived.

Special Admission:
The Admissions Committee may consider an applicant for special admission if the applicant does not otherwise qualify for admission but demonstrates a combination of education and work experience that indicates the ability to be successful in their program of study. Generally, such applicants must:

  • Be over 21 years of age on or before the first day of classes
  • Have been out of high school for at least two years
  • Receive approval from the Admissions Committe

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"A degree that gives you credibility!"

Earning an MBA empowered me. It gave me the knowledge to be where I am in the position I have now...And it's not just knowledge. It's a degree that gives you credibility.

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“Valuable networking opportunities!”

The networking opportunities are invaluable and the skills I am learning are setting me up for success in the business environments of the future.

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"Enriching learning environment!"

The learning environment, empowered by the vastly experienced and talented faculty members, makes the journey enriching and rewarding.

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