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You’ve decided to take your education further. Where do you start? What career path do you want to follow? What schools can take you there? (Hint: you can do it all in Northern BC)

There’s some good advice at the EducationPlannerBC site.

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  • Wildlife and Fisheries: Bachelor of Science Degree - Major or Honours
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Bachelor's Degree
    Program Length:
    Four Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $1600 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $7450 year one
    Application Fee: $35.70
    Application Deadline:
    Early applications are accepted up to one year in advance of the intended start date. The application deadline is March 1 for the September and May entry, and November 1 for the January entry. Students are encouraged to apply early in advance of application deadlines. Deadlines are subject to change and may be extended.

     

    Domestic

    International

    May Semester

    March 1

    * (note)

    September Semester

    March 1

    March 1

    January Semester

    November 1

    June 1


    *applications are not encouraged for the May semester from international students, unless applicants are transferring from a Canadian post-secondary institution.


    Program Details:

    BC High School Graduates require the following for entry into the Bachelor of Science Program:

    Academic

    • English 12 or English First Peoples 12
    • three approved Grade 12 courses *
    • a fifth Grade 12 course **
    • at least a 65% admission average
    • Pre-Calculus 12 is recommended to meet course prerequisites

    Footnotes:

    (*) Approved Grade 12 courses are: Applications of Mathematics, BC First Nations Studies, Biology, Business/Hospitality Management, Calculus, Chemistry, Comparative Civilizations, Economics, English Literature, Français, Français Langue Seconde-Immersion, French, German, Geography, Geology, History, Japanese, Latin, Law, Mandarin, Math Foundations, Middle Earth 12, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Principles of Mathematics, Punjabi, Social Justice, Spanish, Sustainable Resources, Technical and Professional Communications, Writing.

    (*) Approved AP and IB (all standard level and higher level) courses can be used in place of any approved Grade 12 Canadian high school course.

    (*) Approved Advanced Placement courses are: AP Biology (General), AP Calculus AB or BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A or AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP German, AP History of Art, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B and/or Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP US Government & Politics, AP World History.

    (*) Approved International Baccalaureate courses: IB Biology, IB Business Management, IB Chemistry, IB Computer Science, IB Economics, IB English Language A, IB Environmental Systems, IB French Language A and/or French Language B, IB Geography, IB German, IB Greek, IB History, IB History - Asian, IB History - European, IB History and Culture of the Islamic World, IB Latin, IB Mathematics, IB Further Mathematics, IB Music, IB Philosophy, IB Physics, IB Psychology, IB Social and Cultural Anthropology, IB Spanish A and/or Spanish B.

    (**) A fifth Grade 12 course = Any other of the approved Grade 12 courses, and also any Grade 12 course taught in the secondary school including locally-developed courses:  e.g. (First Nations Languages), career preparation courses (Construction 12, etc.), or others (Art 12, Band 12, Information Technology 12, Communications 12, CAPP 12, etc.) or any Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses.


    Admission Advice

    1. Admission Average = For all provinces, the best grade for each required course will be used (either the course mark or the course mark blended with the provincial exam). 

    2. Students in other admission categories (eg - Admission from other Post-Secondary Institutions, Mature Student Entry, Special Entry) should refer to the UNBC Admissions page

  • Women's Studies: Bachelor of Arts Degree - Major
    Institution:
    UNBC
    Program Credentials:
    Bachelor's Degree
    Program Length:
    Four Years
    Location: Prince George
    Approx. Cost of Books: $1600 per year
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $6400 per year
    Application Fee: $35.70
    Application Deadline:
    Early applications are accepted up to one year in advance of the intended start date. The application deadline is March 1 for the September and May entry, and November 1 for the January entry. Students are encouraged to apply early in advance of application deadlines. Deadlines are subject to change and may be extended.

     

    Domestic

    International

    May Semester

    March 1

    * (note)

    September Semester

    March 1

    March 1

    January Semester

    November 1

    June 1


    *applications are not encouraged for the May semester from international students, unless applicants are transferring from a Canadian post-secondary institution.


    Application Advice: Early applications are accepted up to one year in advance of the intended start date. The application deadline for secondary school students is March 1 for September entry and November 2 for the January intake. Admission deadlines are subject to change and are often extended.
    Program Details:

    BC High School Graduates require the following for entry into the Bachelor of Arts Program:

    Academic

    • English 12 or English 12 First Peoples
    • three approved Grade 12 courses *
    • a fifth Grade 12 course **
    • at least a 65% average

    Footnotes:

    (*) Approved Grade 12 courses are: Applications of Mathematics, BC First Nations Studies, Biology, Business/Hospitality Management, Calculus, Chemistry, Comparative Civilizations, Economics, English Literature, Français, Français Langue Seconde-Immersion, French, German, Geography, Geology, History, Japanese, Latin, Law, Mandarin, Math Foundations, Middle Earth 12, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Principles of Mathematics, Punjabi, Social Justice, Spanish, Sustainable Resources, Technical and Professional Communications, Writing.

    (*) Approved AP and IB (all standard level and higher level) courses can be used in place of any approved Grade 12 Canadian high school course.

    (*) Approved Advanced Placement courses are: AP Biology (General), AP Calculus AB or BC, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science A or AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French, AP German, AP History of Art, AP Human Geography, AP Latin, AP Microeconomics/Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics B and/or Physics C, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Literature, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP US Government & Politics, AP World History.

    (*) Approved International Baccalaureate courses: IB Biology, IB Business Management, IB Chemistry, IB Computer Science, IB Economics, IB English Language A, IB Environmental Systems, IB French Language A and/or French Language B, IB Geography, IB German, IB Greek, IB History, IB History - Asian, IB History - European, IB History and Culture of the Islamic World, IB Latin, IB Mathematics, IB Further Mathematics, IB Music, IB Philosophy, IB Physics, IB Psychology, IB Social and Cultural Anthropology, IB Spanish A and/or Spanish B.

    (**) A fifth Grade 12 course = Any other of the approved Grade 12 courses, and also any Grade 12 course taught in the secondary school including locally-developed courses:  e.g. (First Nations Languages), career preparation courses (Construction 12, etc.), or others (Art 12, Band 12, Information Technology 12, Communications 12, CAPP 12, etc.) or any Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses.


    Admission Advice

    1. Admission Average = for all provinces, the best grade for each required course will be used (either the course mark or the course mark blended with the provincial exam). 

    2. Students in other admission categories (eg - Admission from other Post-Secondary Institutions, Mature Student Entry, Special Entry) should refer to the UNBC Admissions page

  • Workplace Skills Training Certificate
    Institution:
    CMTN
    Program Credentials:
    Certificate
    Program Length:
    35 Weeks
    Location: Terrace
    Approx. Cost of Books: $500 Total
    Approx. Tuition Cost: $3200 Total
    Application Fee: No Charge
    Application Deadline:

    Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Program Details:

    Academic/Non-Academic

    • has learning difficulties which prevent you from taking part in mainstream courses
    • interview with the Instructor/Program Coordinator to determine readiness and suitability for the program
    • minimum level Literacy 101 functioning