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Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication

University Canada West (UCW), Canada


Next enrollment cycle

July 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,106

Course Accredited By


  • 4 Years
  • Online
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 10% scholarship
The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication online syllabus is largely focused on how media and communications function in the contemporary business world. Those studying the Online BA will acquire knowledge and skills which lay the foundations for a career such as journalism, public relations or advertising.
Those who graduate from the Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication program will find themselves able to evaluate the effectiveness and integration of all types of media and communication, as well as creating content which follows ethical and legal requirements for a variety of different mediums.

Enrollment Cycles

  • July 2023
  • October 2023
  • January 2024
  • April 2024
  • Entry requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication online are identical to those for the on-campus equivalent. 
  • We offer an English pathway program for those who don’t have English as their native language, giving you the opportunity to achieve the standard language proficiency requirements.
  • The Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication online program has the same structure as its on-campus alternative, differing only in delivery method. Taking this program online allows you to fit studying around other commitments.

The Media and Communication degree content is delivered online using:

  • Dynamic video material
  • Online forums for discussion and questions
  • Relevant case studies from global businesses
  • Detailed study materials
  • One-to-one time with your lecturer via email and Skype
  • With the same syllabus covered and materials provided, students enjoy the same benefits as studying our Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication on campus.


  •  Number of courses 40 
  • Cost per course $696 
  • Total Tuition Fees $27,840 
  • Typical Full-time Tuition Fees $8,352 (Year 1 to 3) $2,784 (Year 4)
  •  First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500
  •  Compulsory Registration Fees Domestic
  •  Library & Technology $17 /course
  • Student Activity & Alumni $8 /course 
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  • Keep Me Safe $35/year

        *medical insurance coverage for the first term (3 months) Fees for Additional Services 

  • Application Fee $150
  •  Appeal to Academic Council $50 (refunded if appeal is successful) 
  • Audit Fee1 50% of course tuition
  •  Credit Card Refund $35
  •  Credit Card Charge Back Fee $45 
  • Confirmation of Enrolment $0 (free) 
  • Course Challenge 50% of course tuition 
  • Duplicate Credential $50
  •  Duplicate Tax Receipt $50 
  • Financial Hold Release2 $150 
  • Graduation Application Fee3 $75
  •  Late Graduation Application Fee $250 
  • Letter of Permission $35
  •  NSF Fee for Returned Cheque $55
  •  Parchment Shipment (International Only)$60 
  • Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) $500 per portfolio
  •  Program Transfer Fee $75 
  • Readmission Fee4 $150
  •  Student ID Card Replacement $35 
  • Supplemental Exam Fee $100 on campus / $150 off campus 
  • Transcript5 $10 / $8
  •  Tuition Refund Processing Fee $250 
  • Wire Transfer Fee $45
  • Wire Transfer Fee ‑ By Third Party$65 
  • Printing Fee $0.10/B&W - $0.20/color (Minimum $5 prepaid)

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