Diploma in Business Administration - Accelerated FAQ

  • Application fees are non-refundable.
  • Tuition fees are due prior to the program start date.
  • Tuition fees are refundable, less application fees, for registrations cancelled before the program start date.
  • No refund of tuition is possible once the program has begun.
  • If the Canadian Embassy rejects your visa application for a Study Permit, we will require a copy of the rejection letter to issue any refund of fees paid.
  • You may receive a partial refund if you produce a doctor’s note stating you are too ill to continue studying for the remainder of the program.

Required textbooks and other course materials are usually purchased from the UVic bookstore. Once you have registered in a course or program, you can use your course code to locate your book in the bookstore in person or online.

Upon completion of the program requirements, you must complete and submit an Application to Graduate form. Please contact us to get a copy of that form

Convocation ceremonies happen at the University of Victoria twice a year, in June and in November, which is when you receive your Certificate or Diploma. Convocation refers to the ceremonies at which degree parchments (diplomas) are presented to graduating students. Attendance is optional.

Once you have applied to graduate the UVIC Ceremonies & Special Events Office will notify you of the next available Convocation date. You can contact our office with questions regarding your status, however the Certificate and Diploma parchments are produced and held at the Office of the University Registrar.

You can receive credit through Thompson Rivers University, Open Learning (TRU-OL) (formerly, British Columbia Open University (BCOU)). Courses may be used for transfer credit toward programs at TRU. Contact TRU at 1-800-663-9711 for further information. Please contact our office to find out about additional options for further study.

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