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Academic Upgrading

What You'll Learn - BC Adult Graduation Diploma

Earn the BC Ministry of Education credential at Camosun

An adult high school diploma is the British Columbia Adult Graduation Diploma (BCAGD), also known as the “Adult Dogwood”. It is for adult learnings who want to take courses in order to complete high school and obtain their adult high school diploma. Please contact an Admissions Advisor for information on how to apply.

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

Once you have been admitted to Camosun, 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. This diploma is for Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you are an International student, please contact Camosun International for your options.

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.

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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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