UCW offers several intakes including January, April, July & October with classes both online and on campus.​


Two easily accessible campuses located in vibrant downtown Vancouver, Canada.​


100% of MBA students have secured employment within six months of graduation.​


Knowledgeable faculty with industry experience who want to make a difference in students’ lives.​

Introduction to UCW​

University Canada West (UCW) is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution in Vancouver, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees for domestic and international students.

In addition to its ACBSP and NCMA-accredited Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Commerce programs, UCW offers Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication and Associate of Arts degree programs, as well as two preparatory programs – MBA Foundation and the University Access Program.

UCW keeps its class sizes small. Its students enjoy a high level of interaction with classmates and benefit from one-on-one undivided attention from professors. Their faculty members are not just esteemed academics – they have years of industry experience, a passion for teaching and a desire to make a difference in their students’ lives.

UCW students are fully prepared to join the workforce after graduating. Recent surveys of UCW alumni have shown that 100% of MBA students have secured employment within six months of graduating, 88% have secured employment within three months and 67% have secured employment within one month of graduation. And UCW graduates work at some of the world’s leading organizations, including Amazon, Sigmalux, Walt Disney World, Telus, Apple, Sony Picture Imageworks, Siemens and Nestlé.

The University also offers a host of short courses and micro-credentials. Focused on technology, business and innovation, UCW’s short courses are designed to help you gain valuable and specific skills in a short amount of time.

UCW’s ideal location in the heart of downtown Vancouver has drawn students from more than 90 countries. The University offers a dynamic, tech-focused learning environment, competitive tuition rates, flexible schedule options, and a variety of bursaries, scholarships and grants.

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UCW was founded in 2004 by Dr. David Strong, an accomplished academic and distinguished scientist who served as president of the University of Victoria for more than a decade. Dr. Strong had a vision to create an independent, accessible university with a practical focus and an emphasis on teaching excellence.

Today, UCW is more than just a business school. It has positioned itself as an innovative business and technology-oriented university defined by its close connections to the business community and a commitment to outstanding student services.

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