British Columbia Institute of Technology

At BCIT, you can still get the applied education, industry connections, and team-based learning needed for the career you want.

Global Education for a Complex World

BCIT’s renowned applied education and training model is significant to the prosperity of the province of British Columbia and Canada. The institute has established itself as one of Canada’s leading educational institutions in business, technology and trades programs.





Students enrolled anually


Graduates since 1964


International students from more than 110 countries


of BCIT degree graduates are employed


of BCIT diploma and certificate graduates are employed


of full-time BCIT students have previous post-secondary experience

• One of Canada’s largest post-secondary educational institutions.
• Nearly 50,000 students enrolled annually.
• Programs developed with leading employers and industry associations.
• Instructors have years of industry expertise and professional designations.
• BCIT is a world leader in the knowledge transfer of applied education through capacity building and program delivery overseas in many emerging countries.
• Enrolment of international students increased to over 6,500 students from 116 countries in full time and part time programs.
• Over the past decade, BCIT has partnered with more than 150 institutions across the globe, more than 20 of which deliver international diploma programs overseas to over 5,000 international students.

Burnaby Campus
The largest BCIT campus is home to hundreds of specialized learning spaces, including classrooms, shops, labs, simulators, broadcast studios, green roofs, energy grids, forests, and waterways

Vancouver Downtown Campus
Here is home to the state-of-the-art Technology Education and Collaboration (TEC) Hub, an innovative IT learning space

Marine Campus
The centre of training for the maritime industry in Western Canada. We offer programs in navigation, marine engineering, seamanship, and maritime safety and security. With bridge and engine room simulators and an indoor pool, students gain experience with realistic scenarios in a safe environment.

Aerospace Technology Campus
The campus is centred on a 40,000-square-foot hangar housing BCIT’s fleet of light piston, turboprop, corporate, and jet transport aircraft, including light and medium helicopters

Annacis Island Campus
BCIT’s Annacis Island Campus is located in Delta. These programs train heavy-duty mechanics, transport trailer mechanics, diesel mechanics, commercial transportation mechanics, railway conductors and forklift operators.

Program of Study

BCIT offers a wide variety of programs for international students, leading to certificates, diplomas, degrees and master’s degrees. Whether you choose to study in Full-Time Program or Part-Time Program delivery models, you will receive the same internationally recognized credentials.

The following list shows full-time programs accepting International students. The availability of seats may be limited, so be sure to apply early.

  • Applied & Natural Sciences
  • Business & Media
  • Computing & Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Trades
  • Upgrading

International students: Part-time Studies (course-by-course) programs are only available to international students who have a valid status in Canada. If you are currently outside of Canada, please apply to a full-time program or ISEP

Note: The School of Computing and Academic Studies has suspended declaration into the following programs for all international students:

Applied Data Analytics – Certificate

•Computer Systems – Certificate

The following list shows part-time programs accepting international students. Be sure to check the entrance requirements of each program before you apply

  • Building Controls & Energy Management
  • Applied & Natural Sciences
  • Business & Media
  • Computing & Information
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences
  • Trades

BCIT programs typically consist of 10 to 15 courses per year – a good value for your educational investment.

Average tuition cost per year for a two-year diploma program:
CAD $13,500 – CAD $19,500.
Average tuition cost per year of a full-time degree program:
CAD $16,500 – CAD $20,000.

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