Credentials and credit transfers
British Columbia has a world-class education system that provides you with incredible choice and flexibility.
BC’s post-secondary institutions offer everything from short-term courses to four-year degree programs.
These programs are designed to prepare you for immediate employment in a specific occupation once you complete your training. For more information on career/trades/vocational programs and the post-secondary institutions that offer courses in this area please visit Trades Training BC.
BC offers various levels of world class degrees such as associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees, and the highest level of academic achievement, doctoral degrees.
BC offers many world-renowned graduate programs that provide you with the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills through a combination of course work and independent research under a faculty advisor.
BC’s seamless transfer system allows you to move between any recognized public and private institution within BC and get credit for previous coursework without applying for changes to your study permit.
For example, if you do not meet all the admission requirements for a program at Institution A, you can complete up to two years credit at Institution B and then transfer to Institution A to finish your studies.
Visit BCTransferGuide.ca to see which courses are transferrable to the institution of your choice.
If you are transferring credits to BC from another province or the USA:
If you are transferring credits to BC from outside Canada and the USA: