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Royal Roads Dual Admission

Dual admission degree path available exclusively from NIC

Where: College Wide
Starts: September
  • Guarantee your admission to select Royal Roads degree programs, while earning a diploma or associate degree at NIC
  • Save money, get hands-on quality instruction and secure your path to Royal Roads
  • Apply directly to both institutions in one easy step

Career possibilities: As a graduate of NIC and Royal Roads, you will have a broad range of skills and a solid understanding of the concepts, languages and techniques needed to communicate effectively in your field. Whether you want to be an environmental policy advisor, communications consultant or resort manager, you will have the critical thinking and global awareness skills needed in today’s market.  

Why Choose North Island College?

  • Two great institutions, one path. Take advantage of NIC's quality instruction and smaller class sizes and RRU's outstanding reputation for student engagement and get your degree in as little as three years.
  • Start here and save. NIC students who study in their home communities spend up to $10,000 less for their first year of studies (rent, transportation, and tuition) compared to students attending RRU.
  • Build your resumé. Earn a diploma or associate degree at NIC get the credentials you need to start working in your field before you get your bachelor degree. Plus, NIC business and tourism students can take advantage of co-op education and study abroad opportunities in Hawaii, Disneyland and more.

Program Highlights

Be admitted to two great public institutions at the same time with the North Island College Royal Roads University Dual Admission agreement. Take advantage of NIC's quality instruction and small class sizes and Royal Roads University's reputation for engaging learning.

NIC and RRU are offering an easier way to complete a bachelor degree in international hotel management, professional communication, entrepreneurial management, environmental management, and environmental sciences in as little as three years.

Study at an NIC campus for your first two years of classes, taking university transfer courses or focusing your studies by earning a related diploma in business administration, tourism and hospitality management or adventure guiding.

After earning 60 credits at NIC, enjoy a seamless transition into the final year of your degree without having to re-apply, order transcripts or make additional requests. Finish your degree at RRU and graduate in as little as 12 months, depending on when you enter the program.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate, you will have a broad range of skills and a solid understanding of the concepts, languages, and techniques needed to communicate effectively in your field. Whether you want to be an environmental policy advisor, communications consultant or resort manager, you will have critical thinking and global awareness skills in demand in today’s market. 

Admission Requirements

Apply to Dual Admission at any time in your studies, but know that all students must meet NIC prerequisites upon program entry.
 
To apply:
  1. Make an appointment with our Student Advisor, Heather Howie by calling 250-334-5000 or 1-800-715-0914 to discuss eligibility, programs, funding options, and potential career paths to help you get started on the right track.
  2. Download and complete the NIC Application form, writing Dual Admission RRU as the program name. Forms are available online or pick up a copy at the Student Services/Registration office. 
  3. Meet NIC’s admission requirements for university transfer courses or the diploma program you are interested in.
  4. Make sure you maintain Royal Roads GPA requirements for the program you are interested in while you attend NIC.

NIC offers high school-equivalent upgrading options if you need help meeting prerequisites for entry into individual courses. Royal Roads University also considers applicants through its Flexible Assessment Policy, which gives students credit for informal learning with their academic education. Students must contact Royal Roads directly for information and admission advice on the policy.

International Language Requirements

For international language requirements click here.

To Be Successful

To qualify for enrolment at RRU, you must meet RRU's program entry requirements by the time classes start at RRU. You will also need to maintain your grade point average and meet RRU’s other criteria while at NIC, including:

  • maintain a minimum “B” or 3.0 GPA
  • satisfactorily complete appropriate prerequisite courses and NIC's related credentials and coursework
  • meet any required work experience criteria

Under the NIC-Royal Roads University Dual Admission agreement, the following NIC programs flow directly into specific Royal Roads University degrees.

North Island College Royal Roads University
  • Business Administration Diploma
  • Bachelor of Commerce Degree – Entrepreneurial Management
     
  • Tourism & Hospitality Management Diploma
  • Business Administration Diploma
  • Associate of Arts Degree
  • University Transfer Arts (60 credits)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – International Hotel Management
  • Associate of Arts Degree
  • University Transfer Arts (60 credits)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree – Professional Communication
  • Associate of Science Degree
  • University Transfer Science (60 credits)
  •  Bachelor of Science Degree – Environmental Management
  • Associate of Science Degree
  • University Transfer Science (60 credits)
     
  • Bachelor of Science Degree – Environmental Science

 

Tuition & Costs Estimate for
Fall 2016, Winter, Spring & Summer 2017

Costs indicated are estimates for a 100% course load per year, unless otherwise noted. Additional fees may also include necessary equipment, supplies or field trips not included in these estimates.

While we do our best to share accurate and timely fee information, changes may occur. For more information, visit tuition page.

Domestic Fees

Year 1
Tuition $2,850
NISU Fees $120
Books $1,500
Learner Resource $150
Health and Dental $275
Total $4,895
Tuition may vary from approximately $285 to $490 per 3-credit course. Lab fees vary from $0 to $340 depending on the course. Book costs are specific to each course.
Full-time students are automatically enrolled in the mandatory Health and Dental Benefit plan.

International Fees

Year 1
Tuition $12,480
NISU Fees $120
Books $1,500
Learner Resource $150
Health and Dental $275
Total $14,525
Additional Costs for International Students include a $100 Application fee and a $280 Accommodation Placement fee (optional).
Tuition is based on 3 - 5 courses per term.
Full-time students are automatically enrolled in the mandatory Health and Dental Benefit plan.

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Contact:

Heather Howie
Educational Advisor
250-334-5000
1-800-715-0914

questions@nic.bc.ca

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