The Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) will provide you with a broad foundation knowledge of contemporary business and its practices. Based in Vancouver, Canada, this ACBSP-accredited degree prepares you for a successful career in business or management, where you will contribute constructively to a global economy.
UCW’s BCom program has also received the NCMA designation from CIM | Chartered Managers Canada.
Students currently enrolled in the BCom program are entitled to a free Associate Membership with the association, giving UCW students the chance to belong to Canada’s chartered management and leadership association while earning their degree.
Associate Members can participate in all the networking and professional development opportunities the association offers, helping them get ready for their new career after they graduate.
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Graduates of the BCom program will be able to:
- Use managerial and financial tools to assess basic business issues critically.
- Research and analyze business systems, processes and functions in the context of local, regional and global conditions.
- Apply contemporary business methods to problems and contexts.
- Create ethically and legally sound proposals, plans and projects.
- Organize information to communicate persuasively to target audiences.
- Demonstrate critical thinking and reflection skills in course deliverables.
- Work productively in a collaborative and multicultural environment.
UCW follows professional trends in industry closely and develops elective areas that reflect the best professional standards in specific fields. Currently, we offer the following elective areas in the BCom degree:
Accounting skills are consistently in demand. The accounting elective area, in combination with the rest of the BCom degree, will prepare you for entry into a professional accounting program.
Communication is an essential component of every organization, whether communicating internally to staff and managers, or externally to customers, stakeholders, or the public. The Business Communications elective area will prepare you to produce effective communications materials for a wide range of contexts and in the framework of business strategy
University Canada West has an articulation agreement with the Chartered Professional Accounts of British Columbia and students can transfer UCW credits to the CPA Professional Education Program for some courses.
Students who are missing one or more of the required courses for direct admission into the Chartered Professional Accountants Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) can complete the equivalent coursework at University Canada West.
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education / Edexcel / Cambridge Advanced Level with a minimum grade of S in three Academic Subjects
Twenty-one (21) years of age or older and out of high school for at least two years, and documented success through academic, professional or volunteer activities