Launch Your Career With Confidence

The Yorkville University Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a Specialization in Energy Management allows you to stand out for employers in the energy sector with work-ready skills and certification prerequisites.

The industry-respected program trains students to make an impact in positions including policy analyst, program leader or business development manager, and is recognized by FortisBC, a leading natural gas and electricity provider in British Columbia.

Graduates gain an in-depth understanding of energy production, operations and regulation in national and international markets, as well as current trends in renewabl…

Start Dates

January, April, July, October

Campuses

Vancouver

Duration

As few as 2.5 years*

*With full course load, year-round study and/or approved transfer credits. Each applicant is encouraged to contact an Admissions Advisor to determine the potential duration of their degree program according to their unique circumstances. For comprehensive, up-to-date information, please view the Academic Calendar.

Yorkville University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Energy Management that has received consent in British Columbia and is on-campus.

The helpful nature of my teachers makes the learning experience exceptional and unique.

 

Rajandeep Kaur Sidhu
On Campus BBA student

Program Features

Post Graduation Work Permit (PGWP)

If you continuously study full time on campus for the majority of your courses, you may be eligible for a PGWP, which can be valid for up to three years.

Many international students apply for a PGWP in Canada after they graduate, which offers a path to permanent residency.

Campus in Vancouver

There are four terms during the year at our campus in beautiful Vancouver, a global city renowned for its world-leading quality of life.

Make new friends, explore new communities and cultures, and balance your studies with fun activities in and outside the city.

Experienced faculty

Professional, industry-experienced faculty who are dedicated to helping students succeed academically and professionally.

Learn from highly educated faculty who have recognized credentials such as MBA or PhD degrees.

Practical focus

Career-focused degrees prepare you to be job ready with the professional skills, knowledge and designation prerequisites that employers value.

The rigorous, industry-based curriculum develops communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills with group learning assignments and business case studies.

YORKVILLE UNIVERSITY ADVANTAGE

Yorkville University programs are aimed at helping you achieve your personal and professional goals. Online or in class, across Canada, Yorkville University’s degrees are flexible, fast paced and above all, lead to transformation through education.

flexible learning

Flexibility

Balance your studies and personal life with a flexible course load and choice of online or on campus classes.

Accelerated Degrees

By allowing you to continue your studies year-round, with no forced breaks, studying at Yorkville gives you the opportunity to graduate faster. We also provide optimum credit transfers based on your previous learning.

Year-Round Start Dates

Start your program as soon as you are ready with various start dates throughout the year.

resources & support

Student Assistance

Succeed in your studies with the support of program advisors who can help you achieve your academic goals, and the student success team who provide health, wellness and career supports.

Tutoring Support

Yorkville’s Learning Success Centre is available online for quick help and study resources, including 24/7 tutoring.

Writing Lab

APA and writing tutoring services are available to assist students with academic writing.

Enhanced Learning

Small Class Sizes

Get personalized attention in an average class size of 20 students and learn through active participation.

Networking

Build lifelong relationships with students and professors as part of teamwork, discussions and assignments.

Experienced Faculty

Benefit from the knowledge of Yorkville faculty who have years of experience in their respective fields, and can use that expertise to help you achieve your own career goals.

Vancouver Campus

Yorkville University’s West Coast Campus is located in beautiful Vancouver, a global city with strong cultural connections to the Asia-Pacific region.

Professional Designations

Yorkville University offers students the opportunity to earn prerequisites to apply for a variety of professional designations and stand out in the competitive job market.

Employers value graduates who are members of relevant professional associations and who demonstrate a commitment to upgrading their professional skills.

Some professional associations also allow students to apply for membership, which can help you gain on-the-job recognition and advance your career before you graduate.

  • The Bachelor of Business Administration Energy Management program is recognized by FortisBC, a leading natural gas and electricity provider in British Columbia.
  • Graduates of the program fulfill the educational requirements to apply to become a FortisBC Energy Specialist.

For more information, please visit the FortisBC website or contact an Admissions Advisor.

Career Outcomes

Yorkville University graduates are highly regarded, intuitive leaders, with the skills required to compete and succeed.

With an online portfolio ready upon graduation, Yorkville alumni may seek management positions in their field, embark on an entrepreneurial endeavour, or prepare for an advanced degree such as an MBA.

The rewarding careers available to Yorkville graduates include those within the areas of:

  • Financial Services
  • IT Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Health Care
  • Oil & Gas
  • Entertainment
  • Media
  • Higher Education
  • Real Estate
  • Construction
  • Retail
  • Health, Wellness & Fitness

Paul Stonier 

Employment and Social Development Canada

Senior Business Analyst and Talent Manager

Eric Vonk

The Town of Lincoln

Manager of Development Engineering

Leslie Magri

Finance PMO

Manager, Project Delivery

Susan Thivierge

SE Health

Business & Corporate Development Manager

Meet The Dean of Academics

“Yorkville University provides a unique Business educational experience tailored to fit the interests and needs of a very diverse student population.”

Dr. Eman Nasr, Ph.D.
Dean of Academics, British Columbia

Faculty

Meet Some of Your Bachelor of Business Administration Faculty

Nathan Arney, MBA

Daman Singh, MA

Tazish Fareed, MBA

Amr Shokry, MSc.

Chris Amponsah, Ph.D.

Course Description

The Yorkville University General Bachelor of Business Administration program rigorously covers a wide range of core business functions, including leadership, strategy, operations, accounting and marketing, and prepares students for on-the-job challenges.

A full listing of Bachelor of Business Administration program courses includes:

  • Introduction and General Business Education

      BUSI 1003 Math for Business
      This course provides a brief review of pre-calculus math, logarithmic and exponential functions, limits, introduction to derivatives, linear systems, matrices, systems of linear inequalities, difference equations, arithmetic and geometric sequences, annuities and installment buying. Applications to Business and Economics will be emphasized throughout the course.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: New Brunswick Advanced Math 122 or equivalent

      BUSI 1013 Statistics for Business
      Introduction to applied statistics and data analysis, as well as managerial decision-making, using both quantitative and qualitative tools. Statistical topics include: collecting and exploring data; basic inference; simple and multiple linear regression; analysis of variance; nonparametric methods; probability; and statistical computing. Students also examine how these tools are applied in strategic and functional analysis and decision making, especially regarding marketing and operations.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 1003 Math for Business

      BUSI 1023 Introduction to Economics for Managers
      This course focuses on the following topics: basic theory of consumer behavior; production and costs, analysis of pricing in competitive markets, and general business equilibrium and welfare. Students will also explore to the theory of the firm: competition and monopoly.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 1033 Introduction to Business
      This course explores the interrelatedness of the various functions of business operations, and sets the context for understanding the broader environment in which businesses and organizations function. Attention will be given to key functional areas of business include resource bases, organizational structures, corporate culture, financial systems, and management theories prevalent in today’s business environment. Interactive business simulation software will be used as a complement to course readings to expose students to core business functional areas and begin developing their business decision making skills.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 1043 Introduction to Financial Accounting
      In this course, students will learn that Financial Accounting is a language designed to capture, summarize, and communicate the economic facts about an organization in a set of financial statements. The course will focus on the principles of accounting and reporting and will emphasize what information is provided in financial statements.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 1003 Math for Business

      BUSI 2063 Introduction to Marketing
      An introduction to the basic concepts and principles of the marketing function. The course follows the evolution of the Marketing discipline through to the current era of the Social Marketing Concept. Tools necessary for effective Marketing practice and environmental and contextual influences are examined. Students learn the basic elements of the Marketing Mix as well as segmentation and positioning tools. The course expands students’ understanding of Canadian and international marketing structures and techniques including defining and segmenting target markets, using planning and forecasting techniques, analyzing costs and benefits of marketing mixes, interpreting market research data, consumers and consumerism, industrial market potentials.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 1073 Business Writing and Communications
      Students learn how to leverage the online learning environment to be effective communicators across a number of mediums. Students emerge from this course with a solid understanding of how to effectively use the Yorkville University campus and environment to achieve success in their studies, and also develop their knowledge and application of the writing process, academic referencing using APA style format, effective communications styles particularly, persuasive business writing techniques and cross cultural communications.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

  • Core Business Courses

      BUSI 1063 Business and Sustainability
      This course will explore the impact of business activity on ecosystems, and examine methods of approaching business activity from a sustainability perspective. Students will look at how ecosystem-based management (EBM) informs business decisions in today’s context, and will investigate the implications of EBM across various business actions and activities.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 2003 Macroeconomics in Global Context
      An overview of macroeconomic issues: the determination of output, employment, unemployment, interest rates, and inflation. Topics include: monetary and fiscal policies; public debt; and international economic issues. Basic models of macroeconomics are introduced and principles within the experience of the North American and other economies are illustrated.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 2013 Business Decisions Analysis
      This course prepares students to make applied and informed business decisions through the use of modeling, analytical and problem solving techniques. Specifically, students will develop an understanding of the concepts of certainty, uncertainty, probability and risk analysis, as well as basic probability concepts, random variables, descriptive measures, and properties of distribution, statistical decision theory and Bayesian approaches. Based on this foundation, the course will then delve into discrete and continuous probability models and their applications to solving business problems.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 1013 Statistics for Business

      BUSI 2023 Business Law
      Students gain a basic understanding of fundamental structural legal frameworks under which firms must operate. The course begins with the basic building blocks of business law, followed by a review of legal business structures, including sole proprietorship, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, for profit, not-for-profit, and public firms. The second phase of the course examines a broad range of legal issues that could impact business operations, including intellectual property, contracts, product development, mergers and acquisitions, international trade, business disputes, bankruptcy and reorganization.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 2033 Organizational Behaviour and Management
      This course explores the interaction among individuals and organizations, and how this interaction can impact others within the organization or the organization itself. Even in today’s technologically driven world, the effectiveness of organizations is still rooted in their ability to leverage the full potential of the people involved within their operations. Students are introduced to various topics including value systems, motivation, teams, effective communication, power and conflict, organizational culture and structure, leadership, ethics and organizational change. They emerge from the course with a better understanding of the role of people within organizations, and how their own personal strengths can contribute positively to the organizations to which they belong.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 2043 International Business Environment
      In this course, students will be introduced to the field of international business, focusing on how business decisions are influenced by culture, economics, and marketing. Using case study, this course emphasizes the opportunities and problems associated with doing business in an international environment. Note: though the principles will be constant, the international geography may vary according to the interest of the faculty and students.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 2053 Business Ethics
      In this course, students will learn how the ethical dimension of business is a critical success factor for businesses. The objective of this course is to develop moral sensibility and an awareness of social responsibility in the context of business management. Students will explore such topics as the relationship between business and society, the link between corporate strategy and social responsibility, the importance of corporate reputation, ethical decision-making, and the impact that business has on the environment.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 2073 Management of Technology and Innovation
      This course introduces students to fundamentals of information technology and information systems, and exposes them to the managerial implications of effective technology management. Topics covered include making information IT investment decisions, managing risks in IT systems adoption and implementation, integrating new technologies with existing systems, and maximizing the usage of data from IT systems to create corporate value.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 2083 Managerial Accounting
      This course focuses on how managers use accounting information to make decisions. The course also covers product costing, budgetary control systems, and performance evaluation systems. In addition, students will be introduced to the concept of flexible budgets and break-even analysis.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 1043 Introduction to Financial Accounting

      BUSI 2093 Introduction to Managerial Finance
      This course introduces major concepts in finance and investments, such as the time value of money, discounted cash flows, and risk and return. Students also examine how firms decide to finance projects they assess as being worthwhile, and how to make investment decisions.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 2083 Managerial Accounting

      BUSI 2103 Human Resource Management and Development
      This course introduces students to the theory and practice of personnel management and the significant issues that are part of the management of human resources in organizations. Students who complete this course will be able to design and implement an effective human resource management strategy. In addition, students are expected to identify specific HR management skills that they need to develop and begin the process of developing these skills.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 2033 Organizational Behaviour and Management

      BUSI 2113 Production/Operations Management
      In this course, students are presented with a comprehensive overview of the major elements of operations management, including but not limited to: materials requirements planning, supply chain and logistics management, purchasing, manufacturing and production, inventory and downstream distribution, service quality, and customer relationship management. The course will also explore popular control processes such as Business Process Reengineering (BPR) and Total Quality Management (TQM) and review popular e-business software applications.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 1103 Statistics for Business

      BUSI 2123 Business Strategy
      This course introduces students to a strategic perspective on issues that concern contemporary businesses. The course draws on and explores concepts from a number of undergraduate business courses (marketing, finance, accounting, management and organizational behaviour). Students are encouraged to use material from other courses in the analysis and resolution of complex business situations.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 1043 Introduction to Financial Accounting; BUSI 2033 Organizational Behaviour and Management; BUSI 2063 Introduction to Marketing; BUSI 2073 Management Information Systems; BUSI 2083 Managerial Accounting; BUSI 2093 Introduction to Managerial Finance; BUSI 2103 Human Resources Management and Development; BUSI 2113 Production/Operations Management.

      BUSI 2133 Organization Theory and Design
      The emphasis in this course is on developing approaches in different types of organizations (e.g. not-for-profit) to deal effectively with the specific issues they may face. The course will explore principles and practices of management and administration as they are adapted to board-management-staff relations, board governance, recruiting and motivating, human resource management, accountability, organizing for and managing growth and change, analysis of an organization’s market and organizational strategic planning.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 2033 Organizational Behaviour and Management.

      BUSI 2143 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
      This course focuses on the practical aspects of establishing and developing a business. Using case study, the course is designed to help the student analyze the strengths and weaknesses of a newly formed business. Topics include: opportunity recognition, feasibility study, risk, venture capital sources, business economics, marketing requirements, negotiations and resource needs. Case studies will be used.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 1023 Introduction to Managerial Economics; BUSI 1043 Introduction to Financial Accounting; BUSI 2033 Organizational Behaviour and Management; BUSI 2063 Introduction to Marketing; BUSI 2083 Managerial Accounting.

      BUSI 2163 Marketing Strategy
      A course to develop the skills and approach required to formulate and effectively implement marketing strategies. The course reviews the theory and practice of identifying market opportunities, evaluating firm positioning, selecting and evaluating potential markets and making effective marketing mix decisions through analysis of market research data. All elements of strategic decision making are examined, including market segmentation, market target choice, product and/or service offering(s), pricing, promotion and distribution choices that support positioning decisions as well as after sales service, support and evaluation. Students develop hands on knowledge of the impact of strategic marketing decisions on a firm’s market position, bottom line and investment attractiveness through interaction with hands on business simulation software.
      (3 credits) (Required)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 2063 Introduction to Marketing.

  • Business Electives

      BUSI 3403 Intermediate Accounting 1 – Assets
      This course builds on the integrated framework for analyzing, interpreting and preparing financial statements introduced in previous accounting courses. Emphasis is placed on accounting policy choices and the criteria by which such choices are made, as well as on analyzing financial statements that are prepared using different accounting policies. Students will examine, in‐depth, the effects of accounting concepts on income determination and on asset, liability and shareholders’ equity valuation.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI1043 – Introduction to Financial Accounting; BUSI 2083 – Managerial Accounting.

      BUSI 3413 Intermediate Managerial Accounting
      This course focuses on how managers use accounting information to make effective business decisions. Students will study different types of reports, financial statements and analytical tools, which may be used by managers to effectively plan, coordinate, evaluate and monitor qualitative and quantitative metrics within an organization. In this intermediate managerial accounting course, students will focus on costing and cost analysis.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI2083 – Introduction to Managerial Accounting

      BUSI 3423 Intermediate Financial Accounting 2-Liabilities and Equities
      This course continues to build on the integrated framework for analyzing, interpreting, and preparing financial statements learned through BUSI1043 – Introduction to Financial Accounting and BUSI3403 – Intermediate Accounting I: Assets. The objectives within this course are to identify, interpret and analyze complex measurement issues and accounting policy choices applicable to a given situation. Students will subsequently evaluate the effects of financial reporting issues and policies on the preparation of the Statement of Financial Position, Income Statement, and Statement of Cash Flows.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3403

      BUSI 3433 Corporate Finance
      This course will build on concepts from the introductory managerial finance course and explore in depth the areas of corporate finance, risk, diversification, portfolio analysis, and capital market theory. Specifically, the course places emphasis on developing the students’ ability to understand, analyze, and integrate financial information towards sound financial decisions. Topics discussed will include the impact of interest rates, taxation, dividends, cash flow, and other business considerations on financial decision making and the role of financial institutions and regulations in corporate financial management.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3413, BUSI 3423

      BUSI 3443 Accounting Capstone Project-Auditing
      This course explains the significance of the auditing environment, public practice and professional responsibilities as well as basic audit concepts and techniques. The increasing complexity and speed of change in the business world has caused more estimation and uncertainty than ever before. In turn, this has caused higher difficulty for auditors to assess corporate risk, gather sufficient appropriate evidence and form a fair audit opinion on the financial statements. The requirements of this course combine the financial and managerial accounting knowledge learned to date and apply it to the world of auditing. Students will be required to leverage prior knowledge to be successful in this course.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI3413, BUSI3423, BUSI3433

      BUSI 3503 Introduction to Energy Management
      This course recognizes society’s present reliance on energy, across all aspects of life, and introduces business students to the nature of energy as a key aspect of business operations, from the energy business to energy inputs across all aspects of business and society. It provides a historical overview of energy’s role in society, before focusing on issues of energy resource planning, from conventional energy to current clean energy technologies, climate change mitigation, conservation practices, and likely long-term energy transitions. The course also explores the full range of energy systems and applications, stakeholders and introduces relevant energy terminologies.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 3513 Energy Policy, Legislation, and Social Environment
      This course examines Canadian federal, provincial, and local government, as well as International policy, legislation, and regulations affecting the energy industry and energy consumers. Students will explore jurisdictional issues, the changing regulatory environment, business, and the impact of, or to, Indigenous peoples, industry associations, and relevant stakeholders, through the examination of current Canadian energy policies. Provincial and territorial regulations and incentive programs will be examined in detail. Strategies for building political, economic, social, environmental and business linkages for energy systems and applications in the context of the principles of sustainable enterprise will be developed.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3503 – Energy Policy and Regulations

      BUSI 3523 Energy Supply Chain Management
      This course focuses on the decision-making role of the operations manager in transforming organizational inputs into desired outputs. The major issues and problems of designing, scheduling, operating and controlling the production system are examined. In order to compete and better position themselves in the global economy, energy organizations are finding that a managed supply chain is the key to success, leading to increased customer satisfaction, improved performance, lower costs and better product development. Students will learn to discuss the drivers of price changes, how the Canadian energy sector fits into the larger global context when seeking secure sources for construction materials, assets and equipment, and what extent stockpiling or overestimating requirements impact the bottom line. Students will identify how energy supply chain management relates to customer satisfaction, improved performance, lowering costs and product development. In addition, students will be exposed to the following terms: procurement, upstream and downstream, raw materials, and forecasting.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3503 – Energy Policy and Regulations

      BUSI 3533 International Energy Development and Policy
      This course will provide students with the tools to understand the complexities of international energy markets, and the impact of global government policy on energy development. The course will focus on international energy development, energy contracts, sustainable development, and the management of environmental and corporate social responsibility issues.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3503 – Energy Policy and Regulations

      BUSI 3543 Energy Management Capstone Project
      This course will provide students with an experiential opportunity to reinforce, synthesize, and build on the energy management knowledge and skills they developed in previous courses. Students will work in teams to develop an impact assessment of a proposed new energy project within a Canadian jurisdiction. Students will be required to apply knowledge from all four SCM courses in their development of the project.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3513 – Energy Risk Management; BUSI 3523 – Energy Supply Chain Management; BUSI 3533 – International Energy Development and Policy

      BUSI 3603 Introduction to Project Management
      Whether you work for a corporation or a government agency, every project is an investment. This course will introduce students to project management fundamentals and terminology, and prepare them to compare project investment opportunities using financial and non-financial methods. They will clarify the necessity of linking projects to the strategic plan, and learn to initiate the selected projects. Students will also compare various project life cycles to Agile project management and be introduced to (or become better- acquainted with) the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®). Current and future project managers will gain insight into the sociocultural and technical dimensions of project management, and will contrast the project management and business analyst roles.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: None

      BUSI 3613 Project Teams and Leadership
      The development of project teams is an essential part of project leadership and management as described in the Human Resource Management and Communication Management knowledge areas within A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge: PMBOK® Guide. Whether you work on a task force, committee, development team, or other type of project team, this course will outline strategies for becoming a harmonious team member and adaptable team leader. By using stories from an assortment of projects, the course also provides multiple “real world” examples of inspired project leadership, timely project communications, and ongoing team selection, development and management; practices for improving project leadership are derived from these stories. Lastly, the factors which contribute to successful stakeholder management are also introduced.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 2113 -Production and Operations Management; BUSI 3603 – Introduction to Project Management.

      BUSI 3623 Project Planning Essentials
      This course will guide students through a rigorous examination of all planning processes and process interactions during the project life cycle. They will determine the elements of the project management plan that are essential, while avoiding “analysis paralysis”. Students will collaborate with others to appraise the content and format of project management plans for small, medium and large projects. They will clarify the scope, schedule, cost and resources necessary for a sample project. Students will also create plans for the management of risk, quality, human resources, communications, and procurement for one or more sample projects.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3603 – Introduction to Project Management; BUSI 3613 – Project Teams and Leadership

      BUSI 3633 Project Execution, Monitoring, Control, and Closing
      This course provides students with the practices and processes for launching, monitoring, controlling and closing projects. Special emphasis is given to the eleven processes included in the monitoring and controlling process groups. The course provides students with the processes and techniques used to harness change, and control ‘scope creep’, time delays and cost overruns. The course builds students’ understanding of, and appreciation for, the Earned Value Management System (EVMS) as a better alternative to the inadequate measures of “on time” or “on budget”. The course concludes with an automated simulation that tests students’ ability to make decisions which improve the probability of project success.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3603 – Introduction to Project Management; BUSI 3613 – Project Teams and Leadership; BUSI 3623 – Project Planning Essentials.

      BUSI 3643 Advanced Project Management
      This course provides students with an experiential opportunity to reinforce, synthesize, and build on the project management knowledge and skills they developed in previous courses. The course focuses on new advances in project management and how to effectively manage projects using different project management approaches. Students will compare project management life cycle models that streamline project planning and monitoring in complex and uncertain situations. The course also explores international cultures and their impact on project leadership, communication, and team dynamics. Students will work in teams to develop a project management plan, and prepare for project execution, monitoring, control, and shutdown. Finally, students will examine potential career paths and professional development opportunities.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3603 – Introduction to Project Management; BUSI 3613 – Project Teams and Leadership; BUSI 3623 – Project Planning Essentials; BUSI 3633 – Project Execution, Monitoring, Control, and Closing.

      BUSI 3703 Advanced Operations and Supply Chain Management
      This course exposes students to advanced topics in operations and supply chain management, emphasizing supply chain performance evaluation. Students are taught to prepare detailed sales and operation plans, acceptance sampling plans, and lean operations plans. In addition, students will perform reliability analysis as well as supply chain cost analysis. The course concludes by familiarizing students with pressing operational issues such as sustainable operations.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 2113 – Production Operations Management.

      BUSI 3713 Logistics Management
      This course provides students with in-depth knowledge and a chance to apply logistics management concepts. Students study the key elements of organizational logistics including warehousing, inbound/outbound logistics, distribution channels, and transportation analysis. It prepares students to make decisions regarding the number, location, and layout of warehouses and material handling that determine options for transportation routes, modes, and providers (3PL/4PL). It places particular emphasis on major trends in logistics management including technologies (e.g., Warehouse Management Systems, transportation technologies) and reverse logistics.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3703 -Advanced Operations and Supply Chain Management.

      BUSI 3723 Procurement
      This course introduces students to the procurement process, covering concepts such as: strategic sourcing and its importance, the bidding and contracting process, negotiations, and contract management. Students manage the entire cycle of supplier management, from evaluation and selection, to development and monitoring. It emphasizes challenging issues related to procurement, such as global sourcing and e-procurement.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3703 -Advanced Operations and Supply Chain Management.

      BUSI 3733 Business Process Improvement
      This course focuses on business process improvement through total quality management and business process re-engineering. Business processes may experience improvement in two ways: continuous improvement through incremental steps (as part of a Total Quality Management strategy); or through radical and transformative changes to business processes (as part of Business Process Re-engineering). Students study both methods and how the two interact, or possibly conflict. They assess and evaluate processes through a product lifecycle, using a customer-focused approach, placing special emphasis service operations throughout the course. As students analyze these business processes, they identify areas of risk/improvement, and determine ways to manage them.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3713 -Logistics Management; BUSI 3723-Procurement.

      BUSI 3743 Supply Chain Integration and Analytics
      This course integrates and applies concepts taught in earlier SMC specialization courses, providing hands-on experience with real projects and technologies in supply chain management. Students engage in higher level analyses, acknowledging the interactions among supply chain functions. Students come to realize the challenges, trade-offs, and interfaces with other organizational functions/ organizations. They also acknowledge the need for data analytics and technological skills to cope with the competitive environment. Accordingly, Enterprise Resource Planning is used as an integrative backbone to the course, combining functions and technologies.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Elective)
      Prerequisites: BUSI 3733 -Business Process Improvement.

  • Integrative Project-Based Courses

      BUSI 4003 Contemporary Issues in Business: A Case Approach
      This course will use a case analysis approach to present current and relevant topics in today’s business environment. Students will study five topics relevant to the current business environment. For each topic, they will engage in discussion and debate with peers, and analyze a current business case. Students will respond to business cases using a framework that includes identification of key issues, exploration of research options, and development of supported solutions and recommendations.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Required)
      Prerequisites: 21 credit hours of Introduction and General Business Education courses.

      BUSI 4013 Business Organization Analysis Project
      Emphasis on developing analytic skills and giving practical experience in research and theorizing about organizations through the integration of core business courses studied in the BBA program. Objectives include: understanding various aspects of organization and a variety of theoretical frameworks contributed by business administration academic disciplines; analyzing organizational vision, mission, values and strategy, and their role in articulating the direction of a business; describing a business concept, organizational structure, external stakeholders and inter-organizational relations; understanding the role played by technology; and describing the impact of culture.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Required)
      Prerequisites: Students must have completed 90 credit hours of the BBA program.

      BUSI 4033 Business Improvement Project
      Focus on the selection, treatment, and solution of a complex problem in an organization through the development and preparation of a formal, analytical report. Working in small groups, students will: learn how to identify a problem and possible solutions; select the best solution, create a work plan, and apply primary and secondary research methods; structure an argument logically and persuasively; customize a message for multiple audiences; and strengthen critical-thinking skills through the evaluation of findings and the formulation of conclusions and recommendations.
      (3 credits) (Online) (Required)
      Prerequisites: Students must have completed 90 credit hours of the BBA program.

      BUSI 4046 Final Business Plan
      Focused on sound decision-making in the context of organizing a new business, requiring the discipline of thinking through an entire planning process and developing concise and well-structured business plans. Students develop a business vision and create an effective business strategy for making this vision a reality, and are required to develop a complete business plan, based on a business opportunity selected by the student. The business opportunity may involve third parties whose cooperation and participation is essential to the success of the proposed enterprise.
      (6 credits) (Online) (Required)
      Prerequisites: Students must have completed 90 credit hours of the BBA program.

  • Preparatory Study

      MATH 0910 Developmental Math
      A course designed to bridge math skills of students to those required to successfully complete the quantitative courses in the BBA program. The course introduces students to core mathematical concepts including basic numeracy, algebra, factorials, pre-calculus, Venn diagrams and statistics. This course or its equivalency is required for all BBA students. Students may demonstrate equivalency by successful completion of the YU Developmental Math challenge exam, or proof of having successfully completed a senior secondary or post-secondary math course or equivalent within the past ten years.
      (0 credits)
      Prerequisites: None

  • General Studies

      ENGL101 Research & Composition
      This course builds on the conventions and techniques of composition through critical reading and writing related to the student’s program of study. Students apply principles of logic, strategic thinking, and synthesis to prepare sound arguments supported by relevant, well documented research. The culminating activity is a persuasive and analytical paper referencing contemporary issues in technology where individual style and unique thinking are demonstrated.

      (3 credits) (3 credits) (online) (Tier 1)
      Prerequisites: None

      GE170 Art History – Ancient
      This course introduces students to the art and architecture of ancient societies from around the world, spanning pre-history to the fall of the Roman Empire. Using a broad, interdisciplinary approach, various art works are examined as emanations of a universal human condition and as unique expressions of culturally-specific worldviews. After exploring various definitions of ‘art’ and an overview of the earliest emergence of art and artistic traits in human history, focus then turns toward the complexities of the ancient mind and ancient civilizations. Through the art and architecture of each historical period, students learn the symbolic ‘language’ through which ancient societies transmitted their most profound ideas. Greater fluency in this ancient symbolic language allows students to understand the differences between sacred, traditional theological and profane art and the concepts that define their original purposes.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 1)
      Prerequisites: None

      GE171 Art History – Modern
      This course introduces students to the art and architecture of ancient societies from around the world, spanning pre-history to the fall of the Roman Empire. Using a broad, interdisciplinary approach, various art works are examined as emanations of a universal human condition and as unique expressions of culturally-specific worldviews. After exploring various definitions of ‘art’ and an overview of the earliest emergence of art and artistic traits in human history, focus then turns toward the complexities of the ancient mind and ancient civilizations. Through the art and architecture of each historical period, students learn the symbolic ‘language’ through which ancient societies transmitted their most profound ideas. Greater fluency in this ancient symbolic language allows students to understand the differences between sacred, traditional theological and profane art and the concepts that define their original purposes.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 1)
      Prerequisites: None

      CRIN110 Creativity and Innovation
      This course examines concepts and techniques widely applicable to personal life and business: individual creativity and innovation in organizations. It offers alternatives to standard models of decision making and formal critical thinking by describing imaginative ways of approaching problems. Students learn techniques of problem identification, idea generation, idea selection, and idea implementation. The course teaches problem-solving practices and varied strategies that release individual creativity and encourage innovation within organizational structures. Emphasis is placed on how creative and innovative solutions can be found to problems that are inadequately addressed by Cartesian thinking processes and the debunking of common myths held about creative individuals and organizations. Students are instructed in a variety of concepts and practical methods that they can apply to their studies, work, and personal lives.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 1)
      Prerequisites: None

      GEOG210 Human Geography
      Human geography examines how people, communities, and cultures interact within physical geographic space. It looks at how the spatial environment affects key categories of human activities. The course includes an overview of the location, flow, and uses of the earth’s principle resources, both natural and human. It emphasizes how the physical characteristics of the earth’s surface affect political, social, cultural, demographic, and economic dynamics throughout the world, and explores the potential effects of ecological threats.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 2)
      Prerequisites: One Tier 1 course

      ECON211 Microeconomics
      This course teaches the theory and concepts of microeconomics within the context of market decisions. It examines the concepts of supply and demand; pricing and elasticity; consumer behaviour and its impact on economic decisions; market structures that form the basis for various levels of competition; different types of markets, including labour and factor markets; and the role of government as it relates to microeconomic policy. It synthesizes theoretical concepts and examples of everyday events.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 2)
      Prerequisite(s): One Tier 1 course

      ENGL230 Professional Writing
      This course extends composition and research principles to writing in a career context. Students apply principles of economy and clarity to create business documents that are informative and persuasive. While the course focuses on all business correspondence, the capstone of this course is a formal research proposal or investigative report. Studies include electronic communication and oral reporting.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 1)
      Prerequisite(s): ENGL101

      ENGL250 The Workplace in Fiction
      This course explores the workplace through its expression in the imaginative fiction of literature, film, and essays. Students will study poems, plays, short stories, films, and essays with themes or storylines that emanate from the workplace. Students will read, view, interpret, and analyze fiction relating to the workplace in order to understand the connections between occupation and personal identity and the connections between social and personal significance. Students will note and discuss trends in society that are illustrated by business and workplace attitudes and portrayed in creative fiction.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 2)
      Prerequisites: One Tier 1 course

      PHIL300 Philosophical Thought and Leisure
      This course uses philosophy and philosophical thinking and applies it to an examination of leisure. Students will learn to adopt a philosophical approach, examining and reflecting upon the role of leisure today in what makes the good life. The relationship between philosophy, the good life, and leisure act as a framework for examining key philosophical issues, such as ethics, education, religion, aesthetics and art, health, politics, and consumerism.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 2)
      Prerequisites: One Tier 1 course

      SOCI300 Sociology and Culture
      This course explores some of the major issues affecting society and culture. It draws upon the discipline of sociology providing students with analytic tools to critically explore their contemporary social and cultural world. The course includes topics such as culture, socialization, social structure and class, stratification, institutions, urbanization and the environment as they affect Canadian society.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 2)
      Prerequisites: One Tier 1 course

      PSYC200 Psychology of Everyday Life
      This course provides an overview of the field of psychology as it pertains to everyday life. Research methods and scientific reasoning form the foundation of the discipline, and the course begins by asking: How is psychology a science, and why is this important? The course covers several domains of the discipline: health psychology, consciousness, memory, life span development, motivation and emotion, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, and social psychology. While specific topics will vary from domain to domain, students will explore how each domain relies on the same underlying scientific principles and research methods to answer questions about the mind and behaviour. Within each domain, certain overlapping themes will also be highlighted. The course is grounded on the premise that within these domains, psychology is a route for effecting change and gaining some measure of control over our lives.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 2)
      Prerequisites: One Tier 1 course

      QRSS100 Qualitative Research Methods for Social Science
      This course explores the qualitative research methods that researchers use to answer empirical questions within the sphere of the social sciences, as well as within business and the humanities. It will teach students the basic knowledge and skills required to do qualitative research and to be intelligent consumers of others’ qualitative research. Topics include assessing existing research; collecting, analysing, and interpreting qualitative information; and methods to communicate research. By using a variety of research tools, students will explore how formulating sound qualitative research leads to objective and reliable outcomes. Students will also learn to identify ethical, ideological, empirical, and theoretical aspects of research, and recognize effective research.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 1)
      Prerequisites: None

      SESE400 Social Enterprise and Social Entrepreneurship
      This course draws attention to the importance of generating social and environmental value by harnessing market forces and deploying entrepreneurial energies.  It examines innovative responses social entrepreneurs have utilized to address critical social needs – such as hunger, poverty, inner city education, and global warming – that have encouraged social change. It focuses on high-impact ventures which offer unique models for social problem-solving and bold solutions to complex and entrenched societal issues. Case studies complemented by articles demonstrate different approaches to social entrepreneurship.  The strengths and weaknesses of various models and strategies that have successfully developed revenue- generating products or services through socially responsible for-profit companies will be examined.

      (3 credits) (Tier 3)

      HUMN422 Topics in Technology and Society
      In this interdisciplinary, integrative course, the relationship between technology and society is investigated through readings, reflection, assignments, class discussion, and a formal research essay. The course identifies conditions that have promoted technological development and assesses its social, political, environmental, psychological, and economic effects. Issues of power and control and consideration of the effects of technologies on the human condition are primary themes. Written discussions, assignments, and the writing of a formal research essay draw together students’ prior learning in other general education courses.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 3)
      Prerequisites: Two Tier 2 courses

      GES450 Design & Society
      Design thinking is a creative problem solving method used in a wide variety of disciplines. This course gives students a broad conceptual understanding of the theories and philosophies that form the foundation of the design thinking process, building towards a practical application of the methods.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 3)
      Prerequisites: Two Tier 2 courses

      HUMN430 Topics in Power and Society
      In this interdisciplinary, integrative course, power, its meaning and its exercise between human beings and groups is investigated through readings, reflection, assignments, class discussion, and a formal research essay. The course describes a variety of taxonomies by which power can defined and understood. Students look to the socially-based sources of power as well as the reasons individuals and groups acquiesce to power. Power is shown as a defining characteristic in all human activities by drawing on a wide array of social science and humanities scholarly material.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 3)
      Prerequisites: Two Tier 2 courses

      HUMN440 Smart and Sustainable Cities
      In this course students explore, evaluate, and critique the concepts and possibilities for creating smart cities to meet social, environmental, and economic sustainability goals. Smart cities use digitized electronic information and communication technologies (ICT), internet of things (IoT) devices and networks, urban analytics, and ‘smart governance’ to monitor, manage, and enhance urban services; improve urban livability; facilitate urban environmental sustainability; and improve the economic efficiency and productivity of cities. Combining smart city methods with public policy goals based on sustainability objectives, two primary innovations in cities – the exploding possibilities created by ICT and the ethical necessity of focusing on sustainability in city functions -are investigated. This class will look at the theories, strategies, and existing frameworks of smart and sustainable city innovations as they can enhance urban life now and into the future.

      (3 credits) (Tier 3)

      ENGL150 Professional Communication
      This course extends composition and research principles to writing in a career context. Students apply principles of economy and clarity to create business documents that are informative and persuasive. While the course focuses on business messaging, it also includes formal research report writing, as well as the planning and delivery of oral presentations.

      (3 credits) (online) (Tier 3)
      Prerequisites: ENGL101

      COMM100 Cross Cultural Communication
      This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts as well as practical aspects of cross-cultural communication. The course involves a survey of the key concepts in cross-cultural communication, which could be applied to a wide range of communication contexts both academic and workplace. To understand culture in terms of diversity and subcultures in a global context, the course features cross-cultural communication in relation to language, culture, and discourse practices. The course utilizes a practice-oriented format to develop cross-cultural communication skills by means of presentations, analysis, and application.

      (3 credits)(Tier 1)
      Prerequisites: None

Learning Outcomes

Yorkville University faculty are committed to assisting students develop competencies in the following five general areas:

  • Knowledge

      The comprehension of specific subject matter; analysis of the efficacy of this knowledge; and an understanding of its continuing development through critical reflection and inquiry.

  • Applied Research

      An understanding of the manner in which knowledge is created through research and inquiry; how applied research is conducted; and how research outcomes can be used in relationship to existing and new knowledge.

  • Professional Capacity

      The ability to bridge theory and practice by developing plans and translating them into action; working collaboratively with others to develop plans and translate them into action within organizations; the development of effective and respectful discourse.

  • Communication

      The ability to communicate complex concepts and solutions to problems to diverse audiences in both formal and informal professional contexts.

  • Capacity for Self-Reflection and Continuing Professional Development

      The ability to critically reflect on one’s own actions and practices, to identify one’s own strengths and limitations, and to develop plans for continuing professional development.

Admissions Requirements

Yorkville University offers the Bachelor of Business Administration Energy Management On-Campus program at our Vancouver campus. Different specializations are available at each campus.

  • Vancouver Campus, British Columbia

      High school

      Students entering from high school are required to have a British Columbia Certificate of Graduation or equivalent with at least a 65 percent average in the following:

      • Foundations Math 12 or Pre-Calculus Math 12 or Principles Math 12; English 12/English 12 First Peoples

      Students entering from high school are also required to provide:

      • Official high school transcript*
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      University and College

      Students entering from another university or college will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Graduates of a two-to-three-year college or university program will be considered for block transfer credits of up to a maximum of 60 credits.

      Students are required to provide:

      • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended*
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      Mature student

      A mature student is an applicant who has not achieved a British Columbia Certificate of Graduation or its equivalent, and who is at least 19 years old on or before the commencement of the program.

      Yorkville University’s admissions policy for mature students creates a pathway to enrolment for those who can demonstrate academic competence equivalent to those of British Columbia high school graduates.

      Mature students will be evaluated on the successful completion of courses at the post-secondary level or through proficiency assessments, and are required to provide:

      • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended*
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      *All official transcripts need to be sealed, stamped and sent directly from the issuing institution to Admissions Services for evaluation.

      Any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

      English Language Requirements

      English is the primary language of instruction at Yorkville University.

      Applicants whose native language is not English must prove proficiency in one of the following ways:

      • Completion of secondary education where English was the primary language of instruction.
      • Completion of at least 12 credit hours of previous post-secondary education where English was the language of instruction.
      • Completion with the equivalent of “B” standing of a post-secondary level English for Academic Purposes program accredited by Languages Canada.
      • Confirmation of an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 80 (Internet-based version).
      • Confirmation of an International English Language Test System (IELTS) band score of at least 6.5.
      • Confirmation of a Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) score of 60 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) score of Level C1 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a score equivalent to these scores on another test of English language proficiency recognized by and acceptable to the University.
      • Confirmation of a Duolingo minimum score of 105.
      • Confirmation of Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score of 55.

      Note: Yorkville University reserves the right to require proof of language proficiency before permission is granted to register in academic courses.

      Conditional Admission

      Applicants with English language proficiency scores that fall below the standards required for admission, may be considered for conditional admission in the following circumstances:

      IELTS score (or equivalent)

      6.5 and above

      • Students will enroll in the regular academic program.

      6.0 to less than 6.5

      • Students will enroll in the regular academic program and in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course in Term 1.

      The EAP course (ENGL180) is available at select campuses concurrently as part of Yorkville University’s programs and counts towards the completion of the degree. There is no additional cost to the program when students take the EAP course.

      Any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

Yorkville University offers the Bachelor of Business Administration Energy Management On Campus program at our Vancouver campus. Different specializations are available at each campus.

We encourage applications from qualified students from all countries.

  • Vancouver Campus, British Columbia

      How to apply

      To apply to a program, international students are required to provide:

      • Official high school or post-secondary transcripts*
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits; course descriptions must be translated
      • Proof of English language proficiency
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of CAD$75

      *All official transcripts need to be translated and notarized if necessary. Original transcripts should also be sealed, stamped and sent directly from the issuing institution to Admissions Services for evaluation.

      Any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

      English Language Requirements

      English is the primary language of instruction at Yorkville University.

      Applicants whose native language is not English must prove proficiency in one of the following ways:

      • Completion of secondary education where English was the primary language of instruction.
      • Completion of at least 12 credit hours of previous post-secondary education where English was the language of instruction.
      • Completion with the equivalent of “B” standing of a post-secondary level English for Academic Purposes program accredited by Languages Canada.
      • Confirmation of an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 80 (Internet-based version).
      • Confirmation of an International English Language Test System (IELTS) band score of at least 6.5.
        Confirmation of a Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) score of 60 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) score of Level C1 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a score equivalent to these scores on another test of English language proficiency recognized by and acceptable to the University.
      • Confirmation of a Duolingo minimum score of 105.
      • Confirmation of Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic score of 55.

      Note: Yorkville University reserves the right to require proof of language proficiency before permission is granted to register in academic courses.

      Conditional Admission

      Applicants with English language proficiency scores that fall below the standards required for admission, may be considered for conditional admission in the following circumstances:

      IELTS score (or equivalent)

      6.5 and above

      • Students will enroll in the regular academic program.

      6.0 to less than 6.5

      • Students will enroll in the regular academic program and in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course in Term 1.

      The EAP course (ENGL180) is available at select campuses concurrently as part of Yorkville University’s programs and counts towards the completion of the degree. There is no additional cost to the program when students take the EAP course.

      Have any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

Tuition & Fees

The total cost of the Bachelor of Business Administration on campus degree program is $54,000.*

Full-time students who enroll without transfer credits may complete their degree in as few as 2.5 years with year-round study. Those students who successfully apply for transfer credits from another university or college may have this time of study further reduced.

Students must complete 120 credit hours of study to graduate from the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program. A typical course is three credit hours. The Bachelor of Business Administration program runs throughout the year, which is divided into four academic terms: Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.

Total program tuition may vary based on actual credit transfers and course equivalencies. Below are sample calculations depending on the number of courses taken per term.

Courses per term Credits Credit Hour Fees
3 9 $450 9 x 450 = $4,050
4 12 $450 12 x 450 = $5,400

*As of 2020 – 2021. Please note that tuition and fees are subject to change.

Tuition Payment

Arrangements for payment of tuition must be made at least two weeks prior to the start of each term (please see the Academic Schedule for deadlines). Monthly payment arrangements can also be made. Please contact our Bursar’s Office for more details at 1-888-886-1882.

Please contact an Admissions Advisor to learn more about financial aid options.

Other Fees

Please note that costs do not include other fees such as textbooks, expendable supplies, equipment and resource fees. All fees and charges are quoted in Canadian dollars (CAD). Yorkville University also accepts equivalent payment in other currencies.

For further information about tuition, fees and payment methods, please contact Yorkville University’s Bursar’s Office.

Tuition rates are confirmed three months prior to the start of each term. Changes to tuition rates will be announced at least three months prior to the start of the term to which they apply.

The total cost of the Bachelor of Business Administration on campus degree program is $67,500 CAD.*

Full-time students who enroll without transfer credits may complete their degree in as few as 2.5 years with year-round study. Those students who successfully apply for transfer credits from another university or college may have this time of study further reduced.

Students must complete 120 credit hours of study to graduate from the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program. A typical course is three credit hours. The Bachelor of Business Administration program runs throughout the year, which is divided into four academic terms: Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.

Total program tuition may vary based on actual credit transfers and course equivalencies. Below are sample calculations depending on the number of courses taken per term.

COURSES PER TERM CREDITS CREDIT HOUR FEES
3 9 $562.50 9 x 562.5 = CAD$5,062
4 12 $562.50 12 x 562.5 = CAD$6,750

*As of 2020 – 2021. Please note that tuition and fees are subject to change.

Tuition Payment

Arrangements for payment of tuition must be made at least two weeks prior to the start of each term (please see the Academic Schedule for deadlines). Monthly payment arrangements can also be made. Please contact our Bursar’s Office for more details at 1-888-886-1882.

Please contact an Admissions Advisor to learn more about financial aid options.

Other Fees

Please note that costs do not include other fees such as textbooks, expendable supplies, equipment and resource fees. All fees and charges are quoted in Canadian dollars (CAD). Yorkville University also accepts equivalent payment in other currencies.

For further information about tuition, fees and payment methods, please contact Yorkville University’s Bursar’s Office.

Tuition rates are confirmed three months prior to the start of each term. Changes to tuition rates will be announced at least three months prior to the start of the term to which they apply. Current tuition rates are available on the Yorkville University’s website or from the Bursar’s Office at 1-888-886-1882.

Financial Aid Types

Scholarships & Bursaries

Yorkville University provides a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to qualified students.

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Financial Aid

Yorkville University is committed to helping students find affordable solutions to finance their education investment.

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Partnerships

Learn more about Yorkville University’s partnerships and how they can save you money and help you graduate faster.

Articulation Partners

Previous students of select colleges have the opportunity to transfer credits towards Yorkville University’s programs and graduate faster.

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Canadian Forces

Special tuition bursaries and military training credit transfer options are offered to current and former Canadian Forces members and their families.

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UPS Partnership

Eligible students enrolled under a UPS partnership agreement receive special tuition rates.

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FAQ

  • 1. Why should I choose the Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program?

      Our career-focused bachelor’s degree program prepares you to launch your business career in as few as 2.5 years. You will graduate with the professional knowledge, skills and designation prerequisites that employers value. For the majority of students, the Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program allows a faster route to earning employment income after graduation. International students may also be eligible to work part time up to 20 hours per week in Canada during study period or 30 hours per week during study break.

  • 2. How is it possible to complete the program in 2.5 years?

      Students can use an approved term break to study year-round instead of having an academic term off. Yorkville University operates year-round and has four academic terms and intake periods starting in January, April, July and October. If you have previous post-secondary education, you can also apply to transfer credits from past college or university courses towards completion of the program, which can further shorten your study time.

  • 3. How much does the Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program cost?

      The Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program fees depend on whether you are an international or domestic student. Please see here for current tuition rates. Yorkville University is committed to helping you evaluate different financial aid options and payment schedules. Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

  • 4. Can I work part time and still complete my on campus degree?

      Most on campus students work part time—our degree programs offer the flexibility they need to study at home, at work or while travelling. Some on campus courses may also be substituted with online courses for additional flexibility in class schedule. For many of our online degree programs, our students are older and are experienced professionals with work and family responsibilities.

  • 5. Is Yorkville University approved to offer degree programs in Canada?

      Yorkville University is officially approved by the governments of New Brunswick, Ontario and British Columbia to offer degree programs.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 6. What is the application process for the Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program?

      The application process depends on whether you are an international or domestic student.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 7. Do I need a study permit to attend Yorkville University?

      If you are an international student, a study permit must be obtained before classes start. The study permit can be applied for online, at a Canadian consular office abroad, or in Canada.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 8. What are the student demographics of the classes?

      Most students in the Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program are international students aged 18 to 25 years old. A small average class size of 20 students fosters participation and teamwork. Yorkville University encourages applications from all countries.

  • 9. What is the difference between the Vancouver and Toronto on campus programs?

      Our Vancouver campus offers all four Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus specializations—Accounting, Energy Management, Project Management and Supply Chain Management—plus the General stream for students who do not wish to specialize. Our Toronto campus offers the Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program in Project Management.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 10. Can I substitute on campus courses with online courses?

      Yes, you may be able to substitute Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus courses for certain Bachelor of Business Administration Online courses. However, for international students who would like to apply for a Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) in Canada, more than 50 percent of total courses must continuously be taken on campus with full-time student status.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 11. Can I become a Chartered Professional Accountant with the Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program?

      The Bachelor of Business Administration On-Campus program was designed to help you fulfill many of the prerequisites to apply for certification to become a Chartered Professional Accountant, Payroll Compliance Practitioner, Certified Payroll Manager, Canadian Associate in Project Management and Project Management Professional, and FortisBC Energy Specialist.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 12. What IELTS or TOEFL score do I need to be accepted?

      Please click here for more information on the minimum English language requirements.

  • 13. What if I don’t have the minimum English language requirements?

      Yorkville University offers several options for applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements for admission eligibility.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 14. Does Yorkville University have on-campus housing accommodation?

      Unfortunately, we do not offer housing accommodation on campus. However, several resources are available for students to search for off campus options.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 15. How much money will I need for accommodation, meals and living expenses?

      Please note that below are approximate estimates in Canadian dollars (CAD). Each student will need to evaluate their own unique costs and budget accordingly. Estimated Monthly Living Expenses Housing $500-$1,200 Food $200-$400 Transportation $130-$200 Entertainment $100-$200 Phone $70-$100 Total Monthly Budget $1,000-$2,100

  • 16. Does Yorkville University offer any scholarships?

      Several scholarships are offered by Yorkville University, but only domestic students are eligible to apply. Please see here for more information. Yorkville University is committed to helping you evaluate different financial aid options and payment schedules.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 17. Can I apply for Canadian provincial student loans?

      Only domestic students can apply to Canadian provincial student loan programs such as the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or StudentAid BC. Yorkville University is committed to helping you evaluate different financial aid options and payment schedules.

      For more information, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • 18. What if I have more questions?

      If you can’t find your questions addressed on this web page, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

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