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University Canada West (UCW) is a University with a clear vision—to be a leading, respected independent University in Canada and abroad, known for innovation and effectiveness in preparing motivated students for professional-level careers and societal leadership. UCW transform students into leadership-ready graduates for communities around the world.

What Makes Us Different?

  • ACBSP-accredited MBA and Bachelor of Commerce program.
  • Faculty with the first-hand experience in business.
  • UCW’s learning environment is dynamic and practical. Class sizes are capped to focus more on individual requirements.
  • Study in the heart of Vancouver’s vibrant business community.
  • UCW downtown campus providing you with unparalleled access to a network of prospective employers.
  • We have students from 40 countries providing you ample opportunities to network and knowledge transfer.

So Are You Ready To Propel Your Career To The Next Level?

The Vancouver factor

“Vancouver is Manhattan with mountains.” - The New York Times.

When you study with UCW, you’ll find out why this beautiful city was voted the 3rd best city to live by The Economist*.

Vancouver is a city made up of intelligent and highly-skilled people from around the world and a welcoming, cosmopolitan lifestyle awaits you here. The city of Vancouver offers a wealth of study and work opportunities and you’ll be surrounded by wonderful natural beauty. This is truly the ultimate place to be.

With a rich history across different sectors, Vancouver has made its mark upon the world economy and continues to make a big impact upon traditional and newer industries.

Come On Board For:

  • Business-oriented, teaching –intensive learning
  • World-class Learning facility in downtown Vancouver
  • A career-focused education and expert faculty
  • Excellent service and support from faculty and staff
  • Opportunities to fast-track your education and finish programs faster


Our Campus:

University Canada West (UCW) is easily accessible in downtown Vancouver at 626 West Pender St. UCW is located within Vancouver’s business district. Many of the world’s biggest companies have offices within walking distance of our downtown campus.

Click here to take a virtual tour of the UCW boutique Campus.

Our Students Are Our Brand Ambassadors

University Canada West (UCW) is a university with a clear vision – to put its students at the heart of everything. From the first moment, you step on campus to your graduation, every experience University Canada West offers is tailored to give you the best possible start in your career.

Student Services:

New students will get to know the Student Services department quickly during Orientation, where the team gives students an overview of the university’s campus, myUCW portal, library services and assists with course selection and registration.

As well as peer and faculty support, through Student Services, students can access:

  • Writing and Numeracy Coaches
  • Academic Advising
  • Campus Information Sessions
  • Workshops and Seminars
  • Student Life and Student Committee Events, such as: holiday parties, end of term socials, movie nights, and much more.

To ensure that your experience University Canada West is enjoyable, should you encounter any challenges, do be advised that a solution is often just a click or call away.


Career Services

University Canada West’s Career Services department was created to facilitate an engaging partnership with all its students and alumni as they transition from higher education into the workforce environment and beyond. Through these partnerships, Career Services will bridge the gap of employers’ needs and employment opportunities for our students and alumni.

Career Services works with students and alumni located in Vancouver and throughout Canada to provide career and employment preparatory information through the assistance of an online career services program. Students and alumni can access the program via the internet when they want and can generate numerous career documents that are relevant to positions they are applying for all from a centralized location.

As students gain employable skills and alumni grow within their careers, University Canada West is dedicated to connecting them with businesses across Canada for employment and advancement opportunities. Where education and portable skills training is a “must have” in today’s competitive job market.

University Canada West Career Services include but are not limited to, assistance with:

  • Resumes;
  • Cover letters;
  • Interviewing skills;
  • Job search techniques;
  • Networking opportunities; and
  • Career coaching
Programmes taught in:
  • English

This school also offers:

Associate of Arts

University Canada West (UCW)

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree provides you with a broad foundation of knowledge. This 60-credit (20 courses) program prepares you for additional post-secondary educat ... [+]

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (AA) degree provides you with a broad foundation of knowledge. This 60-credit (20 courses) program prepares you for additional post-secondary education or to enter directly into the workforce.

The AA degree is accepted for transfer into bachelor’s degree programs at University Canada West (UCW) and all British Columbia degree-granting institutions, provided other admission requirements are met.

Why an Associate of Arts degree? Learn to think critically and solve problems Become an effective oral and written communicator Develop the ability to work collaboratively Acquire research and evaluative skills Apply theoretical understanding to practice ... [-]
Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full time
2 years
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Preparatory Year

University Canada West (UCW)

We understand that some students do not have professional or academic qualifications but wish to pursue the MBA program. Students have the option of completing the four M ... [+]

MBA Foundation

We understand that some students do not have professional or academic qualifications but wish to pursue the MBA program. Students have the option of completing the four MBA Foundation courses. In order to qualify for admission to the MBA program, students will need to earn a grade of B or better on each Foundation course.

Course Structure

The MBA Foundation includes courses in the following areas:

MBAF 501 – Business & Academic Writing

Students will learn to compose written documents and presentations that will help them succeed in MBA coursework and the workplace. Students will learn to analyze context and audience, to determine purpose and message content, and to integrate effective visual design in order to create written workplace communication that can be received, understood, used and retrieved efficiently, quickly, and accurately.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
January 2020
Full time
Read more in English

University Canada West (UCW) : Hear What Students Have To Say

University Canada West (UCW): International Students

UCW alumni: Anastasia and Loujeine

University Canada West Convocation 2018

UCW Alumni: Jasjit - MBA graduate

UCW MBA student from Iran discusses her new university

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada