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Academic Upgrading

What You'll Learn - BC Adult Graduation Diploma

Earn the BC Ministry of Education credential at Camosun

You can take courses to get into Camosun programs or other post-secondary institutions. Avoid delays and unnecessary tuition costs, contact a Camosun Academic Advisor to discuss your goals and best options.

Missing admission requirements?

Camosun offers alternative courses and upgrading programs to help you get started.

BC Adult Graduation Diploma (BCAGD)


You will take five courses, including:

  • a Language Arts 12 BC secondary course, or ABE equivalent or higher, and
  • a Math 11 or 12 BC secondary course, or ABE equivalent or higher, and
  • three Grade 12 level BC ministry-authorized courses or ABE equivalent or higher

Please consult with an Academic Advisor to discuss what courses are acceptable and to plan your studies. See the BC Ministry of Education for further information.

Upgrading programs and courses are tuition-free for domestic students

For Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 0-level upgrading courses are tuition-free. The Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG) will continue to cover the cost of textbooks and student and registration fees for eligible students. Please talk to a Financial Aid Advisor for more information.

Tuition costs for International students.

Academic Advising

Ready to get started? Contact an Academic Advisor to plan your studies.

Get in touch

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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