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Post-Baccalaureate Diploma (Business Management)

 2 years
 full time
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Shannon School of Business

$ 7,770 

1st Year

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Business Management at Cape Breton University is offered as a 2-year teaching program.
      • This diploma 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:
        • Business Law & Commercial Contracts
        • Strategic Management
        • Business Internship
        This diploma is one of the most in-demand graduate programs in CBU’s education department.
      • It takes determination, skill, and a solid education foundation to ensure lifelong success. It explores important business aspects required to embrace change within any organization.
      • The program structure provides opportunities for the student to apply their existing skills in marketing, economics and business management with a real-world focus.
      • Career positions may include: 
        • Social Media Manager
        • Business Advisor
        • Project Manager
        • Operations Manager, etc with an average salary of 36,475 USD per year.

      Program Highlights

      Degree Type Offered Diploma
      Duration2 years
      Fees$ 28,516 for 2 years
      Delivery TypeFull Time
      Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 01)
      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. 
      • 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 01

      Scores Required

      6.5 / 9

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      80 / 120

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      Fees & Funding

      Tution & Application Fees

      Year/headYear 1Year 2
      Tuition fees$7770$7770
      International differential fees:$6210$6210
      Total fees$14258$14258

      Living Costs

      HeadAvg Cost Per Year
      Housing (single room)$ 4,432
      5 day meal plan$ 3,558

      Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

      NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
      Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
      Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
      Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
      BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

      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:

      • Social Media Manager
      • Business Advisor
      • Project Manager
      • Operations Manager

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