Vancouver Island University - Graduate Programs

Business Studies

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Program Information

School:Vancouver Island University - Graduate Programs
Faculty:Business and Management
Field of Study:Business/Commerce, General
Description:VIU’s Post-Degree Diploma in Business Studies provides students who already possess an undergraduate degree with an opportunity to study Business and Management. Students may select concentrations in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Financial Services, General Management, Human Resource Management, International Business, Management/Leadership, Marketing, Not-for-Profit Management, or, following a consultation with the PDDB Academic Advisor, take a personalized program that suits their interests.

The program also offers an avenue for students who wish to pursue graduate studies but need to develop a stronger academic background. To ensure a higher degree of success in the MBA program, it is strongly suggested that students take courses from the five disciplines that form the MBA program. The disciplines involved are Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management, and Marketing.
URL:Business Studies at Vancouver Island University - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,119

Fees based on Year 1 of the program

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    A degree from a recognized institution is required. Course prerequisites may be waived given a student’s academic or professional background.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      - Applicants must have a degree from a recognized institution. - Course prerequisites may be waived given a student’s academic or professional background. - International students must meet VIU's International Student English Language Requirements for Academic Programs.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on November 09, 2020