Placeholder image for Public Administration and Community Development

Public Administration and Community Development, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (WUR) Terrace, Canada
The Public Administration and Community Development major at the University of Northern British Columbia, gives students the skills required to function within a range of groups, organizations, and offices.
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised

Overview

Why to study

Graduates are able to interact with appropriate professionals, receive their input and reports, and collate a wide range of information and material in service of their group/organization/office. Skills in analysis and synthesis are complemented by an ability to work cooperatively and effectively, and an ability to communicate clearly through written, oral, and graphic media.

The Public Administration and Community Development major at the University of Northern British Columbia, requires completion of 120 credit hours, 48 of which must be at the upper division. At the lower division, students must take the seven required courses and a minimum of one course from each of the seven categories. At the upper division, students must take the four required courses and a minimum of one course from each of the seven categories. To complete the 120 credit hours, students must take 45 credit hours of electives, of which 15 credit hours must be at the upper division.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Continually accepting applications

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Canadian Business
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Introduction to Planning
  • Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
  • Human Geographies of Global Change
  • Contemporary Political Issues
  • Society and Space
  • Migration and Settlement
  • Contemporary Challenges Facing Aboriginal Communities
  • Introduction to Health Economics and Policy
  • Introduction to Law in Canada
  • Introduction to Social Welfare

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

The University of Northern British Columbia welcomes applications for admission from qualified students from other countries. Completed, appropriate secondary qualifications from other countries will be considered for High School admission, and study at recognized universities and colleges will be considered for Transfer admission.

International applicants must be in good academic standing and be able to demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in English. For more information, please visit the program’s website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    734 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 734 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    184 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 184 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?