Langara College is one of the most prestigious public institutions on the west coast of Canada and is in the downtown area of Vancouver. It has been providing quality education and a supportive learning environment to thousands of domestic and international students since 1970. It is well-known for its high rate of university admissions and the hands-on experience provided to students through various programs. In addition, it provides education to more than 16,000 students, including 6,000 international students from 90 countries around the world.
It is one of the largest and best community colleges offering higher education in British Columbia. It is an independent institution since 1994. The College leaves no stone unturned in providing good facilities, and excellent faculty and has been providing education for over 50 years.
The institution boasts the largest number of University Transfer (UT) programs, students can transfer to other universities to finish their degrees. It is also known for its affordable tuition fee. Above all the College enjoys good reputation.
Where is the College located?
The College is located 20 minutes from the city center, 20 minutes from UBC, and 15 minutes from the airport.
Post-Degree Diploma Programs
The College offers Post-Degree Diplomas in various areas like:
- Business Administration
- Marketing Management
- Applied Planning
- Web and Mobile App Design/Development
- Data Analytics
- Nursing Practice in Canada
What are the various Programs offered at Langara?
Langara offers Degrees, Diplomas, Certificates, Associate, Baccalaureate & Post Degree Programs in various courses ranging from Business, Accounting, Arts, Science, Computer Science, Data Analytics, International Business, and many more. Other than that, it offers various Programs:
- Intensive English Program – Langara Academic English Program (LEAP)
- Pathways to Universities – University Transfer Programs (UT)
- Tools for Successful Employment – Vocational Certificate and Diploma Programs
- Upgrading Educational Qualifications – Postgraduate Diploma Program
Business Administration (Post Degree Diploma)
Duration: 2 Years/ 4 consecutive Semesters
This program is for the students who already have a bachelor’s degree and wish to pursue a career in business. The course is designed that equips the students with the necessary business skills that employers seek, in their employees.
As mentioned above, this is a two-year program that comprises four semesters of studies and a one-semester of experiential work term that gives students hands-on knowledge and help them with a career experience work placement.
Project Management Option
Students in the Post-Degree Diploma in Business Administration program have the option of completing an Advanced Project Management Certificate during their course of study. This can be done in their work experience term (which is usually the fourth).
This certificate is a non-credit program, and it equips the students with practical skills covering all aspects of professional applied project management.
Domestic Applicants: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
International Applicants: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
IELTS/ International English Language Testing System (Academic) score should be 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in every band.
TOEFL/ Test of English as a Foreign Language iBT: Overall 88 with a minimum of 20 in each band.
Duolingo score should be 105-110 with a minimum of 100 in writing
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Some of the subjects covered in the Course:
Students learn how to examine individual and group behaviour and its impact on organizational success. Topics include individual attributes such as attitude, personality, and perception. They are familiarized with the management skills such as leadership, empowerment, participation, communication, and motivation.
In this course, students are taught how to make decisions and interact as leaders running a company within a business simulation. They also learn how to develop a strategic management framework.
Students learn how to overall manage and run an organization effectively and efficiently to attain profitable operations. In general, this course presents the fundamental issues in operations and supply chain management.
This course introduces project management principles including learning concepts, skills, and tools that allow managers to coordinate and lead projects towards successful completion. Students learn the techniques that are used to manage the budget, schedule, and quality of projects.
Work Experience Term
Through the work experience term, the students will have the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge practically to enhance their skills and gain experience.
Students are responsible for finding a suitable work experience with the assistance of the Langara Co-op and Career Development Centre.
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After completing this course, students will be able to work as:
- Business Managers
- Project Managers
- Business Analysts
- Product Managers
- Marketing Associates
If you are also interested to make your career in the field of Business, then this course is perfect for you!