Arbutus College, Vancouver, British Columbia

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Arbutus College is a leading private Business School located in Vancouver, Canada. We offer programs in Business, Hospitality, International Trade, Communication Arts and Translation & Interpreting (Japanese/English, Korean/English). 

We are a unique college where communication skills are integrated with academic and professional business training. In today’s market place communication skills, including speaking and writing, have become essential. With the right knowledge and relevant experience our graduates have been able to find work or enter university in the shortest time possible. 

At Arbutus College we are proud of our cultural diversity. Our students enjoy a multicultural environment, with an exciting mix of nationalities in every classroom. Students from Latin America, Russia, Germany, Italy, China, Korea, Japan, Morocco, Turkey and India come together at Arbutus College and enjoy the benefits of being exposed to different cultures and backgrounds. At Arbutus College we not only provide our students with high quality instruction but also provide them with the environment and multicultural background they need to become leaders in today’s global economy.

Arbutus College offers students great flexibility in programs start dates (we start programs every month). Students benefit from small class sizes and personalized attention by our group of advisors. At Arbutus College quality and student satisfaction is our number one commitment. As a leading private Business School, we provide a unique combination of business and communications training that supplies our graduates with a major advantage in their chosen business careers. As a result of professional business training from Arbutus College, our students have the confidence to compete for good jobs.

Admission Requirements
Listed below are the minimum admission requirements:

  • Graduation from a recognized secondary school program
  • Grade 12 English equivalent (or an advanced English language level.
  • A minimum of IELTS 5.0 or equivalent is required)

Co-op Work Study Programs
All of our areas of study include programs where in addition to academic studies you will be able to have access to practical working experience in one of our co-op and practicum programs. In these programs the co-op and practicum components form an integral part of your studies and are recognized with a 5 credit-hours load. International students enrolled in our co-op diploma programs can apply for a Canadian Work Permit.

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Study at Arbutus College in Vancouver

Business Management 
At Arbutus we believe that successful business people need strong management skills. Our instructors in our Business Management Program are experienced educators who have worked as senior managers in banking, international trade, retailing, and manufacturing. Our courses are practical and geared toward “real world” knowledge.

International Trade 
More and more international markets have been going global and because of the rapid integration of international economies, International Trade has been growing rapidly. Businesses now have new opportunities to expand their markets by buying and selling to other countries.

Marketing
Marketing is about understanding and satisfying customers' needs and desires. Marketing is one of the most important focal points in all businesses  Successful marketing creates profit and helps build strong operations.

Office Administration
Administrative office professionals are the key people who make an organization run efficiently. They are information managers who plan and schedule meetings and appointments, make travel arrangements, and oversee projects. They use personal computers to create spreadsheets, manage databases, perform word processing tasks and make presentations.

Hotel Management
The hotel management and operations industry is one of the most dynamic industries in tourism and hospitality. Worldwide hotel revenues increase annually as more and more people travel around the world. With the constant construction of luxury hotels and resorts, analysts expect job opportunities in this field to be outstanding in the years to come. Well-qualified hotel managers are now in ever-increasing demand in major cities and tourist resorts around the world.

TUITION FEE*


*the fee DOES NOT include:
CA$   60/month Materials fee        
CA$     2/day health insurance     
CA$ 125 registration fee     
CA$   95 airport pickup     

Accommodation

CA$ 250 Homestay placement fee        
CA$ 800 Homestay per month, 3 meals/day    
CA$ 750 Homestay per month, 2 meals/day