Bachelor of Commerce

University Canada West
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January April July October
Total tuition fee (local)
$ 27,840
Total tuition fee (foreign)
$ 69,000

About this course

The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) will provide you with a broad foundation knowledge of contemporary business and its practices. Based in Vancouver, Canada, this ACBSP-accredited degree prepares you for a successful career in business or management, where you will contribute constructively to a global economy.

Graduates of the BCom program will:

  • have a comprehensive understanding of contemporary business practices across all areas of business management.
  • know how to conduct business in a multicultural environment, spanning international borders and working cross-culturally.
  • have the ability to use interdisciplinary approaches to solve problems and create new business opportunities.
  • be able to use critical thinking to analyze and interpret information to make informed decisions.

Entry Requirements

 Canadian High School (Grade 12) diploma or equivalent with an overall average of C or better (2.0 on a 4.33 scale) and

  • IELTS - 6.5 or better with a minimum of 6.0 in the writing band or equivalent documentation of English proficiency. (For students whose first language is not English).

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 twenty-one (21) years of age on or before the first day of classes;
  • Have been out of high school for at least two years; and
  • Approval by the Admissions Committee.


Tier 1 University Foundation (10 courses)

  • Accounting Principles
  • Introduction to Business
  • Mass Media and Society
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Moral Philosophy
  • Academic Writing
  • Contemporary Literature: Drama and Narrative
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • One (1) Science Elective

Tier 2 Disciplinary Foundation (10 courses)

  • Business Environment
  • Information Systems for Managers
  • Communications Theory
  • Marketing Management
  • Statistics
  • Organizational BehaviourWriting for Specific Audiences OR Advertising
  • Three (3) electives

Tier 3 Disciplinary Applications (10 courses)

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Law
  • Professional Communications - Written and Oral
  • Finance
  • Research Methodology
  • Human Resource Management
  • Operations Management
  • Three (3) electives

Tier 4 Integrative Applications (10 courses)

  • Strategy and Decision Making
  • Business Capstone 1
  • Business Capstone 2
  • MGMT 4 elective
  • MGMT 4 elective
  • Seven (7) electives

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