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Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

Develop your business skills in a collaborative and innovative environment. Expand your perspectives by studying abroad. Gain relevant work experience in our mandatory co-op program.

Quick facts

Program options:
Dynamic learning:
Co-op required, Other: exchange, professional development, executive mentorship

Areas of focus

  • Entrepreneurship
  • International business
  • Service management
  • Non-specialized


  • Accountant (CPA)
  • Brand manager
  • Business development manager
  • Customer experience design specialist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Environmental consultant
  • Human resources manager
  • International sales and marketing manager
  • Investment banking analyst

Sample courses

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship - ENT 100
  • Business and Sustainability - COM 362
  • Leadership Strategies - COM 410
  • International Finance - IB 417
  • Customer Experience Management - SMGT 415


Apply to the Gustavson School of Business as a high school student or a transfer student from another post-secondary institution.

  • If you’re a high school student, we’ll evaluate you for admission to Year 1 of the Commerce program.
  • If you’re a transfer student, we’ll evaluate you for admission to Year 2 or Year 3 of the Commerce program (depending on your completed coursework).

Alternatively, you can apply to UVic in Humanities, Science or Social Sciences and transfer into Year 2 or Year 3 of the Commerce program after one or more years of full-time study.

Register to attend an information session to learn more about Gustavson.

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English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

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