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University Transfer, Pre-Bachelor

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Overview

Key Features 

Two routes you can take to enter a University in British Columbia: 

  • The direct way: Heading to university right after high school graduation subject to meeting admission requirements.
  • The alternative way: Students start their academic career in college and transfer to their second/third year of a bachelor’s degree Program in a University.

This alternative route represents the University Transfer Program. 

In an academic year, Alexander College has three admission intake terms for University Transfer program: Fall (Sept-Dec), Winter (Jan-Apr) and Spring (May-July). 

Accreditation

  • BC Ministry of Advanced Education
  • Degree Quality Assurance Board (DQAB)
  • BC Education Quality Assurance (EQA) program 
  • BC Transfer System (BCCAT).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

  •  University transfer study plans are created by Academic Advisors for each transfer student individually to reflect the student’s English level, high school prerequisites, and, more importantly, the intended university and program for their degree.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    64

    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:

    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:

    510

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • You need the following GMAT score:

    Required score: 570

    The GMAT - or Graduate Management Admission Test - is a frequent requirement for admission at management and business schools across the world. The GMAT score ranges between 200 and 800 and measures the verbal and quantitative reasoning of test-takers.

General Requirements

  • Completion of Secondary Education (12 years, or equivalent) or mature student status, or post-secondary transfer.
  • Aged at least 16+ years of age.
  • All programs require evidence of English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17400 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17400 CAD per year and a duration of .
  • National

    8550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8550 CAD per year and a duration of .
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Living costs

  • Burnaby, Canada

    1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs
  • Vancouver, Canada

    1590 - 2690 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

AC Scholarships

  • Academic scholarships reward outstanding achievement in a specific discipline (e.g. commerce, psychology, etc.). Scholarships are offered in each major term (Fall, Winter, Spring).
External Scholarships
  • Further to our internal Scholarships, Alexander College is committed to student success by connecting students to external scholarships as well.

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.

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