Royal Roads University - [RRU], Victoria, British Columbia - Programs And Fees

    Victoria, British ColumbiaLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1995established year

    Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Global Tourism Management)

    4 years
    full time

    Field of Study 


    1st Year

    International Student Tution

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Applicants must complete a diploma (or 60 credits), including a minimum of 24 second-year credits, in areas such as hospitality, tourism, business administration, or equivalent degree.
    • A minimum GPA of 3.00/4.33 (B grade) from a recognized post-secondary institution is required to get admission in this program.
    • Students must have at least 400 hours of tourism/hospitality related work experience.
    • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Minimum 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 65 and no course less than 60%.

    Program Description

    • The Royal Roads University offers a BA in Global Tourism Management with a duration of 4 years (8 semesters).
    • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
    • This program is provided on-campus.
    • This program ­focuses on global tourism opportunities, trends, and issues that will ensure students will have the tools and knowledge to advance their careers in tourism and hospitality anywhere in the world.
    • Through this program, students will not only learn to use entrepreneurship, leadership, and management skills to contribute to community and business development, they will come away with a distinct competitive advantage.
    • Students may be eligible for a $10,000 entrance award/bursary towards their tuition.
    • Also, engage with experienced faculty who have worked all over the world, and insightful, experienced student peers, becoming an innovative thinker and leader, someone who embraces the changing world. 
    • The university library holds a wide collection of digital and printed resources required for learning, teaching, and research, including 48,000 books, 55,000 e-books, and over 100 online databases.
    • This university is a vibrant community representing diversity with around 5,300 students from over 60 nations of the world.
    • The student body includes more than 550 international students.
    • The average class size of 25 and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1 allows for one-on-one attention.
    • The average annual salary of the University graduates according to PayScale is 52,506 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees68038 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - June 7)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Program URL

    Required Document List

    Required Documents are:

    • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
    • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
    • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
    • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Jun 7, 2021

    Scores Required

    88 / 120

    Avg. Score in


    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in


    60 / 90

    Avg. Score in


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$17626$15904$15904$15904
    Health insurance$675$675$675$675
    Total Fees$18301$16579$16579$16579

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room and Board$6750

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Microsoft Tuition ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship$1385YesApr 30, 2020
    Axol Science Scholarship$2000YesJul 1, 2020
    ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships$4000YesN/A

    VISA & Work Study


    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
    • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    On-Campus Work

    • Students have an eligible study permit holders, the opportunity to gain valuable Canadian work experience at their designated learning institution.
    • Students are encouraged to check IRCC’s eligibility requirements to see if they qualify to work while studying.
    • Students must stop working on-campus the day they no longer meet the listed eligibility requirements (e.g., if students are no longer a full-time student).

    Off-Campus Work

    • Eligible study permit holders have the opportunity to gain valuable Canadian work experience off-campus while completing a degree, diploma, or certificate program.
    • Some students may be eligible to work off-campus without a work permit. Please use IRCC’s self-assessment tool to see if qualify to:
      • work up to 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions, and
      • work full-time during scheduled breaks, such as the winter and summer holidays or spring break
    • Students are encouraged to check IRCC’s eligibility requirements to see if they qualify to work off-campus while studying.

    Additional Information

    As an international student, they are responsible for maintaining their status in Canada and the conditions of their immigration documents. 

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