Associate of Arts (AA) Program By University Canada West |Top Universities

University Canada West

UCW West Pender Campus, Vancouver, Canada
  • QS Stars
    5
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(CAD) 36540-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct

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The Associate of Arts (AA) degree provides you with a broad foundation of knowledge. This 60-credit (20 course) program prepares you for additional post-secondary education or to enter directly into the workforce. The AA degree is accepted for transfer into bachelor degree programs at University Canada West (UCW) and all British Columbia degree-granting institutions provided other admission requirements are met.

Students pursuing an Associate of Arts degree at UCW can gain a broader multi-disciplinary focus in their chosen field. Students can take on one of eight elective areas while completing the requirements of the Associate of Arts degree. You will not earn a formal credential by completing an elective area but it can be a great way to shape your Associate of Arts degree and help prepare you for your career or further study.

Graduates of the AA program will develop these skills:

  • Workplace problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in teams
  • Leadership skills for the workplace
  • Communications and soft skills for employability

AA degree offers eight elective areas to choose from - accounting, economics, hospitality and tourism, management, marketing, media communication, psychology, and social justice.

In September 2021, UCW received 5 stars rating from the QS Stars higher education rating system, the world’s most popular source of comparative data on university performance.  As part of the QS Stars audit process, institutions receive an overall rating of between zero and 5+ stars, as well as a rating in at least eight of 13 key areas. We have achieved 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development, Social Responsibilities and Inclusiveness and 4 stars for Internationalisation. UCW is the third university in Canada, and the first in British Columbia, to receive a 5 Star rating from QS Stars. There are only a total of seven institutions in the United States and Canada to receive a 5 Star rating.

About University

Established in 2004, University Canada West (UCW) is an innovative business and technology-oriented institution in Vancouver, Canada, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees for domestic and international students.

UCW offers a range of career-focused programs including, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts in Business Communication, Associate of Arts and Master of Business Administration. Courses are offered at its two downtown Vancouver campuses – the West Pender Campus in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district and the new state-of-the-art Vancouver House Campus.

UCW is an innovative business and technology-oriented, teaching-focused institution. The university is a dynamic and growing institution defined by its close connections to the business community and a commitment to outstanding student services.