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Estd 1974Established Year

Bachelor of Business Administration [B.B.A]

 4 years
 full time
 co op & on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Shannon School of Business

$ 6,210 

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Business Administration at Cape Breton University is offered as a 4-year teaching program.
      • This bachelor program has a co-op work option.
      • In order to be eligible to participate in a full-time Co-op Work Term, students must meet the GPA requirements.
      • The student to faculty ratio is 16:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
      • Some of the main courses that students will study in this program are:
        • Introduction to Financial Accounting
        • Introduction to Managerial Accounting
        • Human Resource Management
        • Introduction to Marketing
      • This program is specifically designed to prepare students with core universal skills to succeed in any business.
      •  The solid foundation built with a degree in Business Administration sets the ground for self-made success. 
      • Entrepreneurial, self-employment career paths, to careers in private and public enterprises, co-operatives, government services or graduate studies, a BBA emphasizes a broad range of business topics.
      • Career positions may include: 
        • Accounting
        • Human Resources
        • Marketing, etc with an average salary of 36,475 USD per year.

      Program Highlights

      Degree Type Offered Bachelor
      Duration4 years
      Fees$ 54,864 for 4 years
      Delivery TypeFull Time
      Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 20)
      Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
      Offered by Shannon School of Business
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      Eligibility & Entry Requirement

      Academic Eligibility:

      • An overall average of 65% is required for all students applying to most CBU credit programs based on high school performance. Additional requirements may apply to specific programs.
      • If space permits, CBU will accept all candidates who can verify that they have met the minimum entry requirements established by CBU for the programs in which they wish to enroll.

      Indian Student Eligibility:

      Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in their 12th grade for admission in this Program.

      Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

      The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More

      Required Document List

      The followings are the required document:

      • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
      • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
      • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.

      Application Deadline

      Jan 20

      Scores Required

      6.5 / 9

      Avg. Score in


      80 / 120

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      Fees & Funding

      Tution & Application Fees

      Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
      Tuition fees$6210$6210$6210$6210
      International differential fees$6210$6210$6210$6210
      Total fees$13716$13716$13716$13716

      Living Costs

      HeadAvg Cost Per Year
      Single room$ 4,432
      5 day meal plan$ 3,558

      Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

      NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
      BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
      Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
      Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
      (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
      Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
      VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
      Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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      VISA & Work Study


      • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
      • Students need these documents for student visa application:
        • Proof of Acceptance
        • Proof of Identity
        • Proof of Financial Support

      Work Study

      • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
      • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

      Career and Placement after Course

      Career Opportunities after completing this program are:

      • Accounting
      • Human Resources
      • Marketing

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