What will I learn?

Develop your business skills in a collaborative and innovative environment. Expand your perspectives by studying abroad. Gain relevant work experience in our mandatory co-op program.

Quick facts:

Program options:

  • Degree

Study options:

  • Full-time study

Program delivery:

  • On-campus

Dynamic learning:

  • Co-op required, Other: exchange, professional development, executive mentorship

Areas of focus:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International business
  • Service management

Careers:

  • Accountant (CPA)
  • Brand manager
  • Business development manager
  • Customer experience design specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental consultant
  • Human resources manager
  • International sales and marketing manager
  • Investment banking analyst

Sample courses:

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship - ENT 100
  • Business and Sustainability - COM 362
  • Leadership Strategies - COM 410
  • International Finance - IB 417
  • Customer Experience Management - SMGT 415

Which department am I in?

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$25,860.00 (US$ 20,902) per year
Start date

Expected September 2022

Venue

Peter B. Gustavson School of Business

PO Box 1700 STN CSC,

VICTORIA,

British Columbia (BC),

V8W 2Y2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International students must complete 12 years or more of academic preparation and graduate from a recognized senior secondary school program. University entrance examinations required in the home country may also be requested. English language requirement: CAEL: Canadian Academic English Language Assessment score- 70, with no section less than 60; IELTS (Academic): 6.5, with no component less than 6.0; LPI: Language Proficiency Index score – Level 6; MELAB: Michigan English Language Assessment Battery score – 90; TOEFL: 90 on the iBT (Internet-based test) with no section less than 20, or 575 on the PBT (paper-based test).

For international students

Apply to the Gustavson School of Business as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

  • If you’re a high school student, we’ll evaluate you for admission to Year 1 of the Commerce program.
  • If you’re a transfer student, we’ll evaluate you for admission to Year 2 or Year 3 of the Commerce program (depending on your completed coursework).

Alternatively, if you’re a high school student, you can apply to UVic in Humanities, Science or Social Sciences and transfer into the Commerce program after one or more years of full-time study.

Twelve years of academic preparation and graduation from a recognized senior secondary school or completion of a recognized diploma program.

English Language Requirements:

  • CAEL: Canadian Academic English Language Assessment score- 70, with no section less than 60
  • IELTS (Academic): International English Language Testing System score - 6.5, with no component less than 6.0
  • LPI: Language Proficiency Index score – Level 6
  • MELAB: Michigan English Language Assessment Battery score – 90
  • TOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign Language score - 90 on the iBT (Internet-based test) with no section less than 20, or 575 on the PBT (paper-based test)

Application deadline: September entry: January 31

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of Victoria offers below pathways courses for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Fleming College
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