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Douglas College

Address: 700 Royal Ave, New Westminster, BC V3M 5Z5, Canada

Description Douglas College

Canadian Douglas College provides students from around the world with effective, modern and balanced training programs aimed at increasing the value of each graduate in the international career market. The combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, useful internships and research work will help students quickly achieve career, personal and academic success after graduation.

Vancouver, in which Douglas College is located, recently became the first in the prestigious economic forecast Forecasted Future Economic Growth: this is where the offices and general staffs of many international corporations (Microsoft, Amazon, Samsung, Cisco and others) are located, which creates the ideal conditions for successful, profitable employment .

Douglas College students have the opportunity to choose a unique training plan: to study for two years on the main campus, and the third year to take place at any other partner university in Canada. This will help significantly expand the boundaries of academic knowledge and horizons, get a double diploma, which, again, will positively affect the graduate's work value.

Training is conducted in English in small groups: so professional educators can practice an individual, personal approach, give each a maximum of personal attention and carefully monitor the academic process, if necessary, adjusting the curriculum.

It is worth noting and the College Career Center, which helps students find a place for practice and internship, work during study or after graduation. According to Canadian law, each full-time student can work up to 20 hours per week, saving costs for housing and training. And after receiving the diploma, you can apply for the Post-Graduation Work Permit Program: this will give you the opportunity to stay in the country for another 3 years, and in the future it is easier to get permanent resident status. The specialists of the Career Center not only pick up a place for work or internship - they train students in writing a resume and accompanying / motivational letter, drawing up a portfolio or personal presentation, passing a personal interview-interview.

A special Global Activity Team also works in the college. Qualified consultants will help students who wish to participate in international exchange programs join the Douglas College alumni network to exchange experiences, useful knowledge and connections.

After receiving 18 educational credits (credits, which assess student's progress), students can participate in cooperative programs: alternate the semester of full-time study and semester full-time, paid work. This will help not only to cut costs by earning a salary: useful practical skills and working relationships will be very useful for employment after receiving a diploma.

In addition to standard training courses (bachelor's, master's), the university organizes special career programs lasting 1-2 years - this is an excellent opportunity to deepen their knowledge, improve their qualifications and move up the career ladder. The list of available directions is extensive - from optics to music technology and exploration of geological resources.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Douglas College

Program name

Bachelor's program

The main, most priority and sought-after areas of the bachelor's program for foreign students of Douglas College are:

  • business administration
  • Accounting
  • financial services
  • applied psychology
  • applied criminology
  • care for children
  • Performing arts.

Full list of available destinations:

1) Degree of associate (4 semesters, first stage of bachelor's degree):

  • Art
  • Anthropology
  • Communication and Humanities
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Economy
  • English
  • Environmental protection, science
  • Geography
  • History
  • International, intercultural studies
  • Modern Languages
  • Music
  • Performing Arts and Fine Arts
  • Philosophy
  • Politics and Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Theater and drama
  • Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics.

2) Bachelor's degree (full course of study - 8 semesters):

  • Applied criminology
  • Work with children
  • Business Administration and Accounting (BBA)
  • Business Administration and Financial Services (BBA)
  • Performing arts.

In the near future in the university there will be innovative bachelor's programs approved by the Ministry of Advanced Education - these are various areas of socially useful work:

  • work in public / private organizations involved in the well-being of children
  • health care
  • treatment of addictions and mental disorders, maintenance of mental health
  • resettlement of refugees and immigrants
  • development of social communities, social policy
  • system of education and justice.

Students also have the opportunity to study at the transfer courses - 2 years at Douglas College and a year in any other Canadian university or college: University of Alberta, University of Victoria, University of Toronto or Calgary, etc.

Training begins 3-4 times a year (September, May, January). The cost of training depends on the chosen program:

  • Bachelor's degree - from 17400 $ CAD / year
  • Master's program - from 17400 $ CAD / year.
from 17 400 $CAD / year

Master's Courses

Master's degree and PhD degree the student can receive in the following specialties (regular term of study is 2 years):

  • Accounting
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Computers and Information Systems
  • Finance
  • Management in the health system
  • Management of international supply chains, logistics
  • Data analytics
  • Financial analytics
  • Financial planning
  • Global banking system and economy
  • Hotel Management and Hospitality Industry
  • Marketing
  • Project management
  • Hospitality Marketing
  • Informatics and Communication Technologies
  • International Business Management and Business
  • Professional Communications
  • Sales
  • Supply chain management and logistics.

Training begins 3-4 times a year (September, May, January). The cost of training depends on the chosen program:

  • Bachelor's degree - from 17400 $ CAD / year
  • Master's program - from 17400 $ CAD / year.

University Courses

1) Certificates of education (1 year):

  • Accounting
  • Music: Performing Arts
  • Communications
  • Criminal justice
  • Fundamental Engineering
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Modern Languages
  • Performing and fine arts.

2) Diploma of Higher Education (4 semesters):

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration and Management
  • Business
  • Commerce and Business Administration
  • Computer Science and Information Systems
  • Criminology
  • Optics
  • Engineering and factory technology
  • Financial Services
  • Music therapy
  • General Sciences
  • Geology and World Resources
  • Development and manufacture of hearing aids
  • Hotel management and hospitality
  • Legal research
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Music Technology
  • Theater and drama.

Training begins 3-4 times a year (September, May, January). The cost of training depends on the chosen program:

  • Bachelor's degree - from 17400 $ CAD / year
  • Master's program - from 17400 $ CAD / year.

Accommodation and food

Accommodation on the general boarding plan in the college is not offered - but here works a special international service First Choice International Placement. Specialists will help foreign students to choose a host family or residence for housing, and the Student Union will pick up good options for rooms, apartments, studios or apartments for rent by a student or a group of friends.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Basic Musicianship, financial analyst, Information and Communication Technology , Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Teaching English as a Second Language, Academic Foundations, ACADEMIC FOUNDATIONS FOR POTENTIAL NURSING APPLICANTS, ACADEMIC FOUNDATIONS FOR POTENTIAL PSYCHIATRIC NURSING APPLICANTS, ACCOUNTING (BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION), ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE (POST-BACCALAUREATE DIPLOMA ), administrative assistant, anthropology, art, Asian Studies, Associate of Arts, Associate of Arts (Limited Enrolment), Associate of Science, astronomy, Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care (BA CYC), Bachelor of Therapeutic Recreation , Bachelor or Performing Arts, Basic Office Skills, BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTION, biology, Bookkeeping, business, Business law, CAREER AND EMPLOYMENT PREPARATION, child development and teaching, CLASSROOM AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT (CERTIFICATE), CLASSROOM AND COMMUNITY SUPPORT (DIPLOMA), College Preparatory English, Commerce & Business Administration, commerce and business administration, Community Mental Health Worker, COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Computing Science, COMPUTING SCIENCE AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Computing Studies & Information Systems, Criminal justice, criminology, criminology, CUSTOMER SERVICE AND CASHIER TRAINING, data analytics, DATA ANALYTICS IN ACCOUNTING (CONCENTRATION), Dental Assisting, Digital Marketing Communications Management, Disability and Applied Behaviour Analysis (DABA), Dispensing Optician, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Certificate, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Diploma, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Infant/Toddler Certificate, Early Childhood Education (ECE) Special Needs Certificate, economics, ELECTRONICS AND GENERAL ASSEMBLY, Emerging Technology, Employment Supports Specialty, engineering, Engineering and Fabrication Technologies, Engineering Foundations , English, Environmental Science, ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES, FABRICATION TECHNOLOGIES , finance, Financial Planning, Financial services, Financial Services Management, FOOD SERVICES, FOUNDATION FOR MUSIC THERAPY STUDIES, Future Professional Pilots, Future Teachers, Gender studies, Gender, Sexualities and Women's Studies, General Business, General Studies, geography, Geological Resources, geology, Global Banking and Economics., GLOBAL BANKING AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE , Global Supply Chain Management MSc, Health Care Assistant, Health Care Support Worker, Health Information Management, HEARING INSTRUMENT PRACTITIONER, history, Hospitality Management, Hospitality Marketing, HOSPITALITY SERVICES MANAGEMENT , Hotel business, Information Technology, Intercultural and International Studies, international business management, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT, INTERNATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT, jurisprudence, juvenile justice, Legal Office Skills, Legal Studies (PgDip), Liberal Arts BA, linguistics, management, Marketing, Mathematics & Science Teaching, maths, Medical Office Assistant, medicine, modern languages, music, Music technology, NOT-FOR-PROFIT AND PUBLIC SECTOR ACCOUNTING (CONCENTRATION), Nursing, Nursing - Psychiatric, Office Administration, Performing & Fine Arts, philosophy, Physical and Health Education , Physical Education and Coaching, physics, POLICY ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT, political science, PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION , Professional Selling and Sales Management, Project management, psychology, PUBLIC ACCOUNTING , RETAIL AND BUSINESS SERVICES, Sales, Science, Sign Language Interpretation , Social and Political Science (University Certificate), social work, sociology, sports science, Stagecraft and Event Technology, Stomatology, Study of the environment, supply chain management, taxation, The Bachelor of Social Work, The Child and Youth Care (CYCC) Diploma, Theatre, Therapeutic Recreation Diploma, Trades Management, Veterinary science, Veterinary Technology, Warehouse Training Program, Web and Mobile Computing, Youth Justice,  administration,  Creative writing

Events Douglas College

The campus of Douglas College is surrounded by beautiful, picturesque landscapes - in free hours and days students are happy to go for walks and hikes, enjoy the city architecture and monuments of history, art, relax and get acquainted with local cuisine. The college employs a large number of studios, clubs and sports sections, constantly organized thematic entertainment events - students of Douglas College live a busy, interesting, full life.

Equipment Douglas College

The Douglas College campus is located in a developed, quiet and respectable area near the waterfront (it can be found a huge number of cafes, restaurants, shops and entertainment) - to get to campuses easily by bus or car, as well as through the SkyTrain.

The college is constantly expanding its capabilities and infrastructure, investing in upgrades and modernization of large funds. So, in the near future in the New Westminster (building Anvil Center Office Tower) will be opened a new building with an area of ​​more than 6000 square meters, more than 4 floors:

  • 21 spacious, modern classrooms with new equipment
  • Living rooms and lounges for general gatherings, discussions, recreation and meetings
  • a special laboratory-simulator (for training in finance and supply chain management) and much, much more.

It is expected that the opening of the new building in the next 3-5 years will significantly increase the number of students Douglas College!

One of the main priorities of the college is the safety of each student. The territory is patrolled by trained officers specially trained for emergency situations, ready to respond to any complaint or problem of the local student community. Mechanical and electronic security systems have been installed, rapid notification and alarm in case of fire and other emergencies, a video surveillance system, a first medical facility assistance, parking and storage of forgotten / lost items. Each student, in case of difficulty, can ask the security service to accompany him on campus. A special threat assessment team analyzes the life of the student community in detail, reacting to any problems and situations that go beyond the general schedule. thus preventing any emergencies and negative consequences.

Term dates and fees

The cost of training depends on the chosen program (for details see the detailed description of the course):

  • Bachelor's degree - from 17400 $ CAD / year
  • Master's program - from 17400 $ CAD / year.

The average rental price per year is $ 5,250 CAD (of course, depends on the option chosen), and other optional costs will require another $ 11,000 CAD for the academic year. The indicated cost is not included and is paid additionally:

  • Registration fee
  • Examination Boards
  • Deposit for tuition
  • Additional academic and language classes (optional)
  • Additional leisure activities and excursions (optional)
  • Air tickets in both directions
  • Transfer in both directions
  • Compulsory medical insurance
  • Personal pocket expenses
  • Visa fees and services, translation and certification of documents
  • Consular fee (paid at the Embassy).

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

1) Undergraduate and associate degrees:

  • Age: 17+ years
  • Certificate of secondary education (completed high school)
  • Report card: in high school, the student must receive at least 60% of the high marks; the subject grades must be at least C (60% academic achievement), especially in mathematics
  • Certificate of English: TOEFL iBT from 83 (from 20 points in each part), IELTS from 6.5 (from 6.0 in each part).

2) Master:

  • Diploma of Higher Education - Bachelor's degree (not less than 3 years of study); The college pays attention to the university that issued the diploma
  • Report card - not less than 60%
  • Certificate of English: TOEFL iBT from 83 (from 20 points in each part), IELTS from 6.5 (from 6.0 in each part).

Scholarships Douglas College

The college provides its students with a large number of scholarships, grants and forms of material assistance:

  • Research Grant from The R. Howard Webster Foundation

It is intended for students who study the city problems of the Low-Mainland region and are ready to present their results to business organizations and city councilors. Especially often awarded to students in the areas of humanities, social sciences.

  • Entrance scholarships

Annually foreign first-year students, demonstrating high academic potential, can receive financial assistance - each year its size reaches 100 thousand Canadian dollars. It can be a scholarship for students from specific countries and regions, for those who have entered the autumn / winter / summer trimester.

  • Regional Entrance Scholarships

No scholarship requirement of $ 500-1000 is awarded to students at the same time as an invitation to study (all applicants automatically participate in the competition). To get this help you need to have a high GPA score (from 80% and above), an excellent level of English (from 7.0 on the IELTS scale or equivalent). The scholarship can be spent to pay for the second semester of the first academic year.

  • International Scholarships for Merit

Limited scholarships with compulsory enrollment apply for the second semester - usually $ 2500 CAD. The participant can be from any country in the world: the main thing is to confirm the high academic results at the previous place of training, motivation and dedication, useful personal qualities, interest in the life of the student community and its development.

  • Scholarships and grants for high school students with high academic achievement.


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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