Preparatory Programs (Undergrad)


Jan, Apr, Jul, Sep


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$2,312 $6,001

MBA Foundation Study Grant

  • Any : $5000



1 Years


Jan, Apr, Jul, Sep

Study language


Delivery mode


Degree type

Foundation year



List of Programs

  1. MBA Foundation (MBAF)*
  2. University Access Program (UAP)**

*Duration: 3 month

**Duration: 3 months (students with IELTS 6.0); 6 months (students with IELTS 5.5); 9 months (students with IELTS 5.0).

tuition : $4,227


Academic Requirements

  • MBA Foundation (MBAF): Applicants who do not meet the requirements for direct admission may qualify through completion of the MBA Foundation (MBAF) courses.
  • University Access Program (UAP): If you do not meet the minimum English language requirements for entry to the Bachelor, Associate of Arts or MBA programs, you can still improve your English skills to qualify for admission into a degree program at UCW.

English Tests Requirements



About Faculty

If you lack the professional or academic qualifications to directly enter the MBA program, or do not meet the English proficiency requirement for a UCW degree program, UCW’s university preparatory courses are designed to help you acquire the skills you need to move forward with your education.

MBA Foundation can help bridge the gap for those who cannot directly enter the MBA program at UCW.

The University Access Program (UAP) helps students, whose first language is not English, meet the English Language Proficiency Requirements for entering their degree program.

Top Reasons to Study in University Canada West


With students from more than 110 countries, UCW students learn how to conduct business in a multi-cultural environment, across international borders.


We collaborate with digital leaders such as the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI), Salesforce (Trailhead), Riipen, Tableau and IBM to add relevant digital components to our courses.

Prime location

UCW has two easily-accessible campuses located in the heart of downtown Vancouver.

Career development

UCW’s Career Development Specialists help set students up for success with resume, cover letter and job interview guidance, as well as weekly career workshops.

Ranking & Accreditation of University Canada West

  • UCW has a 5 Star rating from QS Stars higher education rating system
  • UCW’s MBA ranked #4 on Apply Board’s list of Top 10 Canadian University Programs
  • UCW ranked as a Top 10 Best Online University in Canada for 2021
  • Course Compare included UCW on its list of Canada’s Best Online MBA Programs and Best Online Universities of 2023

Student Accommodation at University Canada West

University Canada West has partnered with 4stay to offer students a variety of housing and affordable rooms for rent around the University campuses and Greater Vancouver. When renting off campus, students will usually share a house or apartment with peers to split costs.

  • Housing: from $1,575 to $2,685 per month
  • cost of living excluding housing: around $1000 per month



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