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VCC International

University Transfer Courses

VCC offers a variety of, fully-transferable university credit courses.

Students can choose to complete credits toward a VCC University Transfer Certificate or take courses to pursue a VCC diploma or degree program

Registration for specific terms is open as follows:


  • Winter Term (January to April) Registration opens Third Thursday of October annually
  • Spring/Summer Term (May to August) Registration opens Third Thursday of March annually
  • Fall Term (September to December) Registration opens Fourth Thursday of June annually

  • You cannot register for a term where registration has not yet opened

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    Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
    Jan, May, Sep 2-4 months VCC Transcript Broadway Full-time

    Program Description

    Program Description

    VCC gives students the opportunity to participate in a college setting with smaller class sizes, greater access to and support from instructors, and a learning environment that's centred on you and your educational or professional goals.


    Students who do not meet admissions requirements for entry into the university transfer program, or prerequisites for specific courses, have options for admissions. VCC offers bridging programs for students requiring upgrading. Students can also complete an admissions review. Contact advising at 604.443.8453 for further information.

    Admission Requirements

    Admission Requirements

    General

    Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

    Applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

    Proof of English Proficiency

    VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

    Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.


    Program Specific

    VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

    Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.

    All students must meet general college entrance requirements.

    1. Grade 12 graduation or equivalent.
    2. English 12 with a C+ grade or greater, or VCC 0981 and 0991 with a C+ grade or greater or successful completion of VCC 098 and 099 with a C+ grade or greater in writing 0995. Please check for individual course prerequisites or co-requisites.

    For students who do not have English 12 with a C+ grade, the following are recognized equivalencies:

    1. VCC English 1101 or 1100 or equivalent.
    2. Language Proficiency Exam (LPI) written within last two years, with a 4 score overall, 5 score minimum in English usage and a minimum score of 26 in composition. For admission to most courses, you need a score of at least 26 on the essay section of the test (24 for admission to English 1101).
    3. VCC English Language Assessment (ELA) written within the last 12 months, with a score of 145 overall and a minimum score of 16/20 on the essay portion of the composition section.
    4. Langara English Test (LET) written within last two years with a 4 score overall.
    5. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) written within the last 12 months. Academic version with a minimum 6.5 score overall and no score less than 6.0.
    6. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) written within the last 12 months with an 82 score overall on the Internet-based test and minimum scores of 21 in reading and listening and minimum scores of 20 in writing and speaking.

    Courses Schedule

    Courses Schedule

     

    Term 1

    Abnormal Psychology (PSYC 2300)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Applied Linear Algebra (MATH 1221)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Biology 1 (BIOL 1100)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Biology 2 (BIOL 1200)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Calculus 1 (MATH 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Calculus 2 (MATH 1200)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Calculus III (MATH 2251)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Canadian Literature (ENGL 2100)
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    3 credits course outline
    Chemistry 1 (CHEM 1121)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Chemistry 2 (CHEM 1223)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Discrete Mathematics (MATH 1120)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Earth Systems (GEOG 1110)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Engineering Graphics and Design (SCIE 1151)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Engineering Technology and Society (SCIE 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    English 1101 (ENGL 1101)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    English 1102 (ENGL 1102)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Environmental Economics (ECON 2600)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Global Change (REMA 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Human Anatomy and Physiology (NURS 1602)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 (BIOL 1120)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 (BIOL 1220)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Integrated Language Support 1 (ENGL 1001)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Integrated Language Support 2 (ENGL 1002)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Intermediate Algebra - Part 1 (MATH 1061)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Intermediate Algebra - Part 2 (MATH 1071)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Introduction to Astronomy (PHYS 1110)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Introduction to Computer Design (SCIE 1020)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to Computer Programming 1 (CMPT 1010)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to Computer Programming 2 (CMPT 1020)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to Criminology (CRIM 1150)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Introduction to Ecology (BIOL 2104)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to Engineering Analysis (SCIE 1180)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to Environmental Science (EVSC 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to First Nations & Indigenous Studies (INDG 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to Politics and Government (POLI 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introduction to Statistics (MATH 1111)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Introductory Biology - Part 1 (BIOL 1061)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Introductory Biology - Part 2 (BIOL 1071)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Introductory Chemistry - Part 1 (CHEM 1061)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Introductory Chemistry - Part 2 (CHEM 1071)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Introductory Physics - Part 1 (PHYS 1061)
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    3.0 credits
    Introductory Physics - Part 2 (PHYS 1071)
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    3.0 credits
    Macroeconomics (ECON 1200)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Managerial Economics (ECON 2300)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Mathematics for Teachers (MATH 1190)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Mathematics for the Arts (MATH 1210)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Mechanics 1 (PHYS 1170)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Microeconomics (ECON 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Ordinary Differential Equations (MATH 2310)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Physics 1 (PHYS 1100)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Physics 2 (PHYS 1200)
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    4.0 credits  course outline
    Physics of Music (PHYS 1190)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Precalculus (MATH 1020)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Precalculus Algebra - Part 1 (MATH 1083)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Precalculus Algebra - Part 2 (MATH 1093)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Principles of Biology - Part 1 (BIOL 1083)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Principles of Biology - Part 2 (BIOL 1093)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Principles of Chemistry - Part 1 (CHEM 1083)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Principles of Chemistry - Part 2 (CHEM 1093)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Principles of Physics - Part 1 (PHYS 1083)
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    3.0 credits
    Principles of Physics - Part 2 (PHYS 1093)
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    3.0 credits
    Probability and Statistics for Science and Engineering (MATH 2700)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Professional Communication (SCIE 1110)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Psychology 1 (PSYC 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Psychology 2 (PSYC 1200)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Research Methods in Psychology (PSYC 2320)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    Social Geography (GEOG 2241)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Society, Space, Environment: Introducing Human Geography (GEOG 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Sociology 1 - Introductory Sociology (SOCI 1100)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    Sociology 2 - Canadian Society (SOCI 1200)
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    3.0 credits  course outline
    The Canadian Legal System (CRIM 1160)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    University Transfer English 1 (ENGL 1100)
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    3.0 credits course outline
    University Transfer English 2 (ENGL 1200)
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    3.0 credits  course outline


    Fees and Other costs

    Fees and Other Costs:


    International Application Fee $145
    Tuition Fee $523.80 (some courses are $689.79 per credit)
    Student Union Fee $55 per term
    College Initiative Fee $3 per credit hour with exceptions
    Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
    U-Pass Fee $41 per month
    Other Costs Graduation Fee - $40

    Campus Resource Fee - 1% of tuition fee

    Contact Us/Request Info

    Contact Us/Request Info

    email: study@vcc.ca

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