Why Study in University Canada West?

University Canada West

If you want to study in Canada at an affordable price, University Canada West might be the right choice for you. University Canada West is a private university founded in 2004 that offers a range of career-focused programs. It is an innovative business and technology-oriented university with an emphasis on practical experience. Their programs are designed specifically to meet the needs of the market, ensuring students receive the most current education possible. UCW has two campuses in Vancouver Downtown. The recently opened new campus, UCW Vancouver House, can accommodate 3,400 students. This is an excellent location for students because of the many part-time job opportunities that surround these two campuses. 

I want to know about UCW’s programs.

In a nutshell, University Canada West offers four programs: 

  • Master of Business Administration

Highlights of this MBA program:

The MBA program of University Canada West is ACBSP and NCMA accredited. The program develops core competencies in critical thinking, persuasive communication, system analysis, leadership and business ethics. To bring digital components to UCW’s MBA program, they are partnered with the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), Salesforce (Trailhead), Tableau and IBM. They offer elective courses, in other words, specialization, in Leadership, Marketing and Finance.  

  • Bachelor of Commerce

Highlights of Bachelor of Commerce program:

Bachelor of Commerce program is again ACBSP and NCMA accredited. In this program, students are provided with both theoretical and practical training to become true experts in modern business. A multicultural environment is taught to students, along with cross-border entrepreneurship.  

  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

Highlights of Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication program:

This program focuses on developing core skills in writing and research. Students will be able to create ethically and legally sound content for a variety of markets. Applying communication methods to business problems is another skill students learn from this program. 

  • Associate of Arts

Highlights of Associate of Arts program:

Students will have eight areas of focus to choose from – Accounting, Economics, Hospitality and Tourism, Management, Marketing, Media Communication, Psychology and Social Justice. This program helps students to prepare for additional post-secondary education or to enter directly into the workforce. Students will have the opportunity to transfer their credits into bachelor’s degree programs offered by UCW as well as other degree-granting institutions in British Columbia. 

What are UCW’s entry requirements?

To study at University Canada West applicant should have a Grade 12 diploma (Canadian high school diploma) or an equivalent grade with a C average or higher (2.0 on a 4.33 point scale)


The applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years old, have completed high school for at least two years, and have demonstrated academic, professional, or volunteer success.

Which intakes does UCW accept?

University Canada West accepts all four intakes – October (Fall), January (Winter), April (Spring), July (Summer). 

What are the benefits if I study at UCW?

UCW has flexible intakes throughout the year for all four seasons. Students have the option of taking classes online as well as on-campus. It is recommended for international students to choose on-campus (full-time) studies to be eligible for a post-graduate work permit after their graduation. Due to the pandemic, classes are now online until we get through this situation. 

UCW’s prime location, the heart of downtown, is a huge advantage for students since they are just a few steps away from restaurants, a bank, a grocery store, a retail store, and a pharmacy. 

They keep their classes small as they believe that students can learn better if they have undivided attention from professors and a high level of interaction with their classmates. 

The professors at this university have years of experience in the real world and use this knowledge to help their students succeed in today’s competitive global market. 

UCW claims that 100% of their MBA graduates find employment within six months of their graduation. Their alumni work at world-leading companies, including Apple, Telus, Walt Disney World, Sony Pictures, etc.

Source: University Canada West    

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