Complete two years at NIC and then transfer to RGU, in Aberdeen, Scotland for your third year to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Management degree. Then, maximize opportunity by returning to NIC for a final year of study and earn a Bachelor of Business Administration as well.
Robert Gordon University places great emphasis on our relationships with energy sector executives, which results in worldwide employment opportunities for our graduates. By attending RGU, NIC students will have access to those same executives and networks.
Richard Barnes, RGU’s Head of Global Engagement
The following North Island College programs transfer to Robert Gordon University’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Management or Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Management with Marketing:
To be eligible for advanced entry to Year 3 of Robert Gordon University’s Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Management or Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Management with Marketing, you must:
The NIC business administration program accepts course transfer credit from a wide range of post secondary institutions and professional organizations. Detailed course transfer information for BC institutions may be found by accessing the BC Transfer Guide. Students possessing other applicable prior learning may request prerequisite waivers for selected courses.
The RGU Scotland-NIC Transfer Agreement gives NIC business students an opportunity to gain international experience, perspectives and contacts. Once you complete the third year of your UK degree in Scotland, you will have credit for 75 per cent of an NIC four-year business degree.
To qualify for entry to RGU's Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Management with Marketing degree, you will need to complete 60 credits of NIC's Business Administration diploma (general management or marketing) or NIC's Bachelor of Business Administration degree (general management or marketing) and maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA (B average) or higher.
RGU will grant you a degree after you successfully complete the third year of the non-placement route. Upon completion, you can return to NIC for the fourth year of NIC's Bachelor of Business Administration (General Management or Marketing). This allows you to earn a second degree at NIC with just one more year of study. To learn more:
For more information or to develop your study plan, contact an NIC educational advisor. They have extensive knowledge of programs, funding options, career paths and post-secondary transfer agreements to help you get started on the right track.
As a graduate, you will be prepared to build a successful career in industry or the public sector. You will be qualified to work in management, marketing, international marketing, advertising, promotion, market research, public relations, events management and other related industries.
NIC offers industry-approved skills training, nationally recognized credentials, networking opportunities, applied skills and knowledge to advance your career.