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Your pathway to business education
Area of Study
Co-op / internship
Open to International
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Start in September, January or May!
You'll gain a solid business education and develop the practical skills that you will need to be successful in a range of marketing roles.
With a Diploma in Business Administration – Marketing Option, you will be prepared to work in entrepreneurial enterprises, business, not-for-profits, government and community tourism environments in areas such as marketing and sales management, public relations, advertising and customer service.
You will also graduate with credit towards the Bachelor of Business Administration programs at Camosun College. There is also 2-year block transfer credit to degree programs at other institutions including Royal Roads University and the University of Lethbridge. Transfer credit to other post-secondary institutions on a course-by-course basis is available.
The School of Business Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about a program and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff.
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Camosun can prepare you for a career within the business and financial worlds.
Effective from September 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022.
$6,806 * (domestic)
$8,229 * (domestic with Co-op)
$33,520 ** (international)
*Tuition fees vary depending on course selection. Figures listed here are approximate.
**Tuition is based on 5 academic courses per term (Two terms per year)
The program consists of 20 courses which can be completed in approximately two years if taken on a full-time basis. Evening and daytime classes are held predominantly at the Interurban campus and the program can be taken on a part-time basis.
In the first year, you'll work through introductory–level courses in accounting, finance, economics, and marketing. Exit the program now with a Certificate in Business Administration or continue onto the year 2.
In your second year, you'll work through marketing research, creative selling, and entrepreneurship courses. Exit the program now with a Diploma in Business Administration-Marketing Option.
Apply your classroom skills in the workplace and bring your workplace skills back to the classroom! A Co-op work term is a great opportunity to gain work experience in your field while enrolled in your academic program.
When you engage in co-operative education, you get an early start on preparing for your career after graduation! You will be joining a growing number of students who choose the opportunity to alternate between full-time studies and full-time paid work where you can bring your applied classroom learning to life.
Co-operative education is a learner-centered model that empowers you, the student, to direct your own learning and to make a valuable contribution in the workplace. Your learning will be guided and supported by both your employer and the School with a faculty member from your program assigned to coach, monitor, and evaluate your work term development.
To participate in Co-operative Education, prior to your first work term you will need to successfully complete
Talk to your Co-op & Internship Coordinator, or login to the Co-op and Career Portal to book a Co-op Information Appointment with an Employment Facilitator to get more information. Connect with your Academic Advisor to plan your program and how co-operative education can fit.
Together you determine what timeline is most appropriate for you to take the mandatory Career Development-Workplace Preparation Skills (CDEV-WPS) course before your first work term.
Under Canadian Immigration Law, as an international student you are eligible to participate in co-operative education and you can legally work in Canada during specified work terms. The Work Permit Checklist for international students will assist in planning your participation in co-operative education.
A rewarding career
Marketing and public relations professionals in BC earn a median annual salary** of $56,900 depending on employer and seniority.
**2018 Job Bank Wage data
When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.
Tip: Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
For more detailed information about this program and specific admission requirements, see the Academic Calendar.
Camosun College is proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys.
Recruitment & Retention Program Leader
Find a full list of courses and specific admission requirements.
School of Business
Contact us to discuss if the program is right for you!
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
Fax: Fax: 250-370-4104
International students contact Camosun International