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Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

University Canada West
Program overview
4 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Vancouver
January 2022

Vancouver
January 2022

Vancouver
April 2022

Vancouver
April 2022
Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

Program description

Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (BA) is an interdisciplinary program that will develop your knowledge of media, cultural studies and business alongside theoretical and practical skills. The communication methods learnt and media training students get throughout this course are relevant to careers in professional writing, journalism, public relations, communications, and advertising.

Graduates of the BA program will be able to

  • Learn to evaluate and integrate all types of business communication.
  • Demonstrate research techniques and methodologies.
  • Create ethically and legally sound content for a variety of markets.
  • Integrate media and content to communicate persuasively to specific audiences.
  • Apply communication methods to business problems and contexts.

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.

Admission requirements

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

Or

  • Twenty-one (21) years of age or older and out of high school for at least two years, and
  • Documented success through academic, professional or volunteer activities

And

Academic IELTS - 6.5 or better with a minimum of 6.0 in the writing band, or equivalent (for students whose first language is not English). More information is available in the English Proficiency section of this website.


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Program content

The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication (BA) program is an interdisciplinary set of courses designed to provide core skills in writing, communication, research, and team performance. There is also a focus on the understanding of media and communications and how they function in the contemporary business world.

  • Preparatory
  • Tier 1 University Foundation
  • Tier 2 Disciplinary Foundation
  • Tier 3 Disciplinary Applications
  • Tier 4 Integrative Applications

Tuition fees

For on-campus and online program fees for domestic and international students, please visit our Tuition Fees webpage: https://www.ucanwest.ca/admissions/tuition-fees

Qualification

Graduates of the BA program will be able to:

  • Learn to evaluate and integrate all types of business communication.
  • Demonstrate research techniques and methodologies.
  • Create ethically and legally sound content for a variety of markets.
  • Integrate media and content to communicate persuasively to specific audiences.
  • Apply communication methods to business problems and contexts.

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The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication from University Canada West (UCW), will give you the skills you need for a career in advertising, public relations, communications or professional writing. With our BA, you’ll also gain business analytical skills and knowledge of business essentials. Study business communications in Vancouver, one of the world’s most livable cities, or take our online courses to fit around your schedule.

About this institute

University Canada West 

University Canada West (UCW) prides itself on having a practical focus, an emphasis on teaching excellence with small class sizes and professors with real-world business experience. Being a business-focused university, we give students the most up-to-date knowledge required for working...


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Why study at University Canada West

  • Flexible learning delivery modes: both online and on-campus, full time and part time
  • Two campuses located in Vancouver downtown
  • Brand new Vancouver House Campus (90,000 sq. ft.) which was named one of CNN’s “most anticipated buildings set to shape the world”
  • Knowledgeable faculty with industry experience
  • ACBSP-accredited MBA and Bachelor of Commerce degree programs
  • Small class size
  • Students are able to take advantage of faster program completion
  • We collaborate with digital leaders such as the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), Salesforce (Trailhead), Tableau and IBM to add relevant digital components to our courses

Contact info

University Canada West

626 W Pender St #100
V6B 1V9 Vancouver British Columbia
Canada

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