Multiple international students

Global and International Studies

Global and International Studies examines the drivers and impacts of our planet’s inter-connectedness in technology, culture, sustainability, governance and economics.

You will be prepared for a rewarding career in global and international organizations including governments, inter-governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and international businesses.

Degree
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Campus
Prince George
Credits
120 credits,  4 Years,
Part-time available
Experiential Learning
Co-op,  Faculty Supervised Research,  Field School,  Study Abroad,  Undergraduate Research Experience
Honours Option
No
Intakes
Jan,  May,  Sep

Program Details

This program is ideal for those whose eyes are on the future of our planet. You will study critical concepts that promote healthy, just, peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable societies for all. 

Our program includes four core themes:

  1. Global environment and sustainability
  2. Global cultures and diversity
  3. Global governance and social justice
  4. Global political economy and development
Program Website Academic Calendar

Career Paths

  • International development
  • Humanitarian/relief agencies
  • Policy studies
  • Communications
  • Refugee support
This degree provides a strong foundation for further studies in disciplines such as education, social work, health sciences, and law, or for pursuing your master's or PhD.

Why at UNBC

  • Learn from faculty who have multi-disciplinary and multi-perspective expertise with macro-level structures, actors, processes, ideas and issues
  • Learn foreign languages to build cultural connections
  • Gain practical international experience through study abroad opportunities

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Admission Requirements

Domestic Admission Requirements

View the full list of Approved Academic Grade 12 Courses

More high school admission requirements (including out-of-province, International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement)

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

High School Requirements (applicable for B.C. and Yukon)

Overall average of 65% minimum in the following:

  • English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Additional Grade 12 Course (Elective or Academic)

International Admission Requirements

International Student Requirements

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

Tuition and Fees

Approximate Costs per Academic Year

(30 credit hours, 10 courses)

  Domestic International
Tuition* $5,530 $22,020
Student Fees* $990 $1,680
Books* $1,600 $1,600

* Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

View the hundreds of available scholarships, bursaries, and awards.

  • 1 in 4 students receive a UNBC financial award.
  • $3,500,000 in financial awards given each year.
Awards and Financial Aid

We Are Here to Help

This is your personal guide through every step of the admissions process. We are here for one reason: to support you. We help every part of the admissions process make sense. Just ask us.

Email: futurestudents@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6306

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