All About BBA in Canada

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All About BBA in Canada

Do you know five Canadian universities are placed in 100 QS World Universities for Business studies? That makes Canada a highly viable country to study BBA. A Bachelor of Business Administration is a four-year program in Canada. With five universities placed at the top, Canada is known for its student-friendly policies, Canada can never be the wrong decision for your study abroad plans. So, let’s learn more about studying BBA in Canada.

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Why Study BBA in Canada?

Canada has always been ‘the’ country for international students for its ease of study process. Studying BBA in Canada is not profitable for just one ut multiple reasons:

  • There has been a surge of 16.4% applications in the previous year for international students;
  • The average salary for students graduating after BBA is expected to be CAD 46520 (INR 27,12,000);
  • The employment sector is flourishing with jobs such as financial auditors and analysts with 90% employment for BBA students;
  • Students who want to seek further education and stay in Canada also can apply for a work permit which gives them an extra 3 years in the country.

Eligibility Criteria

There are certain eligibility criteria for studying BBA in Canada that will ensure your admission to the top institutions of the country:

  • Passing marks in Mathematics in class 10th
  • Passing with an average of 65% in top 5 subjects with English as one of them
  • IELTS with a score of 6.5 with no individual band less than 6
  • TOEFL with a score of at least 570 (minimum score of 4.0 in the essay section)

BBA Colleges in Canada

There are over 100 universities and colleges in Canada that offer Bachelor in Business Administration courses:

University Major Duration
Université Saint-Anne BBA 4 years
Trinity Western University BBA 4 years
Thompson Rivers University BBA in Sustainable Business Practices 4 years
St. Francis Xavier BBA in Enterprise Systems 4 years
Trent University Business Administration 4 years
Westford University BA(Hons) in Business management 24-36 months
Yorkville University Business Administration: Accounting 2 ½ years
Yorkville University Business Administration: Project Management 2 ½ years
Yorkville University Business Administration: Supply Chain Management 2 ½ years
University of Winnipeg Business and Administration 3 years
Royal Roads University BBA: Innovation and Sustainability 16-48 months
Thompsons Rivers University Human Resource Management 4 years
SAIT BBA 4 years
Yorkville University Business Administration: Energy Management 4 years
Georgian College BBA: Automotive Management 4 years
UQAR BBA 3 years
St. Francis Xavier BBA in Accounting 4 years
Bishop’s University BBA 4-5 years
Laurentian University BBA 4 years

Similar Courses

Other than BBA, there are several programmes in the commerce and management field that can help you specialize in a particular subject. Some of them are listed below:

  • Bachelor of Management in Business Economics
  • Bachelor of Commerce in International Business
  • Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management
  • Bachelor of Commerce Honours in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Arts(Hons) in International Economics 

Documents Required for BBA in Canada

Along with the application fees, an extra fee of CAD 150 (INR 8740) has to be paid for a Canada Student Visa permit. There is much more paperwork and documents required to apply for the visa:

  • A valid passport
  • English proficiency tests
  • Attested copies of 10th and 12th certificates and degrees
  • Acceptance letter from your respective university
  • Payment proof
  • Passport size photographs
  • SOP and letter of recommendation
  • Proof of financial funds
  • Extracurricular achievement certificates

Cost of BBA in Canada for Indian Students

Each state and city in Canada will have different rates of living, depending upon the population, weather, size of the city, etc. 

Living Cost in Canada Cost
Flight Expense INR 1,00,000- 2,00, 000/- per flight
Study Permit Fees CAD 150 (INR 8,740)
Work Permit Fees CAD 155 (INR9,037) 
IELTS test Fees INR 14,700
Accommodation CAD 5,000 – CAD 10,000(INR 2,67,000-INR 5,39,000) per annum
Travel Costs CAD 80 – CAD 110 (INR 4,300-INR 6,000) per month
Health Insurance CAD 300-CAD 800 (INR 17,000-INR 44,000)
Food CAD 300- CAD 400 [17,508 INR-23,344] (monthly)
Entertainment CAD 750 [43,770 INR] (monthly)

Scholarships for BBA in Canada

Many institutions and universities offer scholarships to credible students which eases the financial burden off their shoulders. Some of these scholarship programmes are mentioned below:

  • Seymour Schulich BBA/ iBBA Entrance Scholarship 
  • Tanna H. Schulich BBA/ iBBA Entrance Scholarship
  • Lloyd – Carr-Harris Foundation Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration
  • Bachelor Degree Entrance Scholarship
  • Hani Zeini Scholarship
  • QS Undergraduate Scholarship
  • Go Clean Scholarship
  • Innovation in Education Scholarship

Also Read: Scholarships in Canada for Indian Students 

Student Work Opportunities 

International students can work on a student’s visa. Working on or off-campus alongside studying is allowed for 20 hours. You can work full-time during the breaks. i.e, winter and summer holidays. You may also need a Social Insurance Number from Service Canada to work or even gain any benefits or services from the government. The student permit is valid till the tenure of your course. After the completion of your course, you can apply for a post-study work permit if you plan to stay in Canada. The validity of this permit will be for 3 years.

After BBA Courses in Canada

There are several courses that you can apply for after graduation in BBA. 

  • MBA
  • PGDM
  • Bachelor of Law (LLB)
  • Chartered Accountant (CA)
  • PG Diploma in Banking
  • Master of Management Studies (MMS)
  • Masters in Finance Management
  • PG Certification in Data Science
  • Masters in Digital Marketing
  • PG Diploma or Masters in Hotel Management
  • Masters in Event Management
  • Masters in Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Education (BEd)
  • Masters in Advertising
  • Entrepreneurship Development Programme
  • Certification courses in Foreign Language

Job Opportunities after BBA in Canada

We have listed some of the top-paying and successful jobs profiles after doing BBA in Canada:

Job Profile Average Salary
Marketing Analyst CAD 52,100 per year (INR 30,35,326)
Accountant  CAD 56,392 per year (INR 32,85,377)
Marketing Coordinator CAD 73,643 per year (INR 42,90,414)
Financial Controller CAD 21,304 per year (INR 12,41,187)
Senior Accountant CAD 64,097 per year (INR 37,34,267)
Administrative Assistant CAD 45,465 per year (INR 26,48,774)
Staff Accountant CAD 55,000 per year (INR 32,04,279)
Marketing Specialist  CAD 60,336 per year (INR 35,15,153)
Financial Analyst CAD 63,685 per year (INR 37,10,264)

Top Recruiting Companies after BBA in Canada

  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce(CIBC)
  • Deloitte
  • TD Canada
  • BDO Dunwoody, LLP
  • RBC Financial Group
  • Kraft Food Inc.
  • Proctor and Gamble
  • L’Oreal

Want to make a career in Business Management? Start off by pursuing a BBA degree! Doing a BBA in Canada will give you the utmost exposure and knowledge about the outside world about the upcoming market trends. Get in touch with Leverage Edu experts for the right guidance to study in Canada. 

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