Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, British Columbia, CA
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma - Business Administration
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
Work experience in relevant field, Statement of Intent, 2 reference letters- One from an employer (current or past) and one from an educator, Detailed CV, Academic transcripts.
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About The University
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IELTS overall: 6.5 (Min Reading: 6.0, Min Writing: 6.0, Min Listening: 6.0, Min Speaking: 6.0)
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International students at TRU are eligible to be considered for all merit based awards (scholarships, awards, fellowships, & prizes). These awards are made on the basis of individual achievements such as academic, athletic, artistic or other accomplishments, and financial need is not a factor. To apply for merit based awards, submit an Online Awards Application through your myTRU account by the third Friday of each September.
Take six courses in the major foundational subject areas of business administration. These courses comprise the first year of our two-year MBA program and ensure you have the skills to succeed in the MBA level
Of interest to students who have a non-business degree and want to return to university for one or two years to acquire a specialty in a functional area of business. Students with a first degree in business, but who want to change their area of focus, may complete a post-baccalaureate diploma as well.. Students may be exempted from one or more of the six courses in the MBA Foundation depending on their educational background. Once the program is successfully completed, students can advance to TRU's MBA. Business graduates will generally receive advanced standing for all six courses and can begin their MBA studies immediately.
Thompson Rivers University (commonly referred to as TRU) is a public teaching and research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees and vocational training. Its main campus is in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, and its name comes from the two rivers which converge in Kamloops, the North Thompson and South Thompson. The university has a satellite campus in Williams Lake, BC and a distance education division called TRU-Open Learning. It also has several international partnerships through its TRU World division.
TRU offers 140 on-campus programs and approximately 60 online or distance programs through the Open Learning division, including trades apprenticeships, vocational certificates and diplomas, bachelor's and master's degrees and law.
Kamloops, the largest population centre in the regions now known as the Thompson-Okanagan and Cariboo-Chilcotin, was chosen by the BC provincial government as the site for one of several new two-year regional colleges to provide academic and vocational programs outside the urban centres served by the province's three universities. The Province founded Cariboo College in 1970, and classes for 367 full-time and 200 part-time students began in September, 1970, initially out of the Kamloops Indian Residential School facilities.
TRU offers 140 on-campus programs, and about 60 distance or online programs through its Open Learning Division, in the following faculties and schools:
Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism
Faculty of Arts
School of Business and Economics
Faculty of Education and Social Work
Faculty of Law
School of Nursing
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Student Development
School of Trades and Technology
TRU also has two divisions: Open Learning, offering distance, online and blended learning options to students in all faculties and schools; and TRU World, serving international and study abroad students.
TRU's academic vision is guided by the Academic Plan: Access to Excellence (2011).