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Study and Work in Canada – Diploma in Business Administration Co-op


Study and work in Canada with the Business Administration Co-op program offered
by a top, accredited private business college in Canada

Build a solid foundation in business administration, learn from highly qualified instructors, get certified by the Canadian Institute of Management and prepare yourself for entering the world of business. Get insights on the global economy, learn the importance of marketing and how can you apply organizational behaviour in business.

Greystone College

international business management internshipGreystone College is a private professional career college located in beautiful downtown Vancouver. Greystone College programs provide industry certifications recognized by national and international associations in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Management and more.

Along with high quality education in small size classes, Greystone College offers guaranteed professional internships that will provide a practical learning experience and where you can apply your knowledge. With Greystone College you have the chance to:

  • Participate in small interactive classes that encourage a dynamic participatory learning environment
  • Learn industry professionals and highly-qualified instructors
  • Qualify for your certification by the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM)
  • Strengthen your résumé with Canadian career experience in business administration
  • Take part in an unpaid co-op position in a field relevant to your studies

Benefits of the Business Administration Coop Program | Study and Work Canada

Graduates from the Business Administration Co-op program will gain an excellent understanding of the essentials of business administration. The program prepares students to enter the world of business and for future studies through a variety of course.

With this qualification, students will be able to specialize in areas such as marketing, international business, business law and many more. After completion, graduates will be eligible to apply for the Certificate in Management and Administration from the Canadian Institute of Management (CIM).

Co-op Work Placement

Co-op work placements are unpaid, and must align with the learning objectives of your program to qualify you for graduation. Greystone co-op coordinators will arrange interviews for you with potential employers who can provide unpaid co-op positions relevant to your program. The Work Placement Skills course will help prepare you for success in your interviews, and on the job. Co-op placement hours cannot exceed study hours – the program is designed to allow students to work an average of 21 hours per week.

Course name
International Business
Organizational Behaviour
Managerial Communications
Introduction to Management
Business Law
Human Resource Management
Managerial Accounting
Financial Management
Strategic Analysis
Work Placement Skills
The Next Step

Job areas could include the following:

  • Banking
  • Business associations
  • Event marketing
  • Human resources
  • Marketing/market research
  • International trade/logistics
  • Finance/accounting

Am I eligible for the Business Administration Co-op Program in Canada?

Students who are interested in taking part in the Customer Service Co-op Program must have a secondary school diploma or equivalent (accepted secondary school diplomas must be from Canada or the USA); or be at least 18 years of age, and pass a superintendent approved qualifying test.

International students must demonstrate advanced level of English with Greystone’s online written test and interview. The online written test is exempt if iBT 80, IELTS 6.5, or ILSC A1 is presented, if ILSC’s Business English Management Certificate, or International Business English Certificate is completed.

New Study Permit Regulations as of June 1, 2014…

Study permits will automatically authorize the holder to work off-campus for up to 20 hours per week during the academic session and full-time during scheduled breaks without the need to apply for a separate work permit. The study permit holder must be pursuing academic, vocational or professional training of six months or more that leads to a degree, diploma or certificate at a designated institution. Learn more…

Study and Work in Canada

International students taking a coop program in Canada must have a valid study & work permit. International business courses in Canada including internship require that you apply for a study permit before your arrival in Canada. Learn more

Post Graduate Work Permit Canada

Students who complete a fulltime program lasting for longer than 8 months may be eligible to apply for a Post Graduate Work Permit. Post Graduate Work Permits may not exceed the length of study time. Please see the Government of Canada Website for more information.

Study and Work in Canada Program Schedule

Students will benefit from qualified instructors with years of experience in the industry. Classes are Monday to Friday 9 am to 4 pm and one hour is intended for lunch break.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class Class Class Class Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch No Class
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Class Class Class Class No Class
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM WPC* WPC WPC WPC No Class

WPC – Work Placement Class that will prepare student for their co-op placement.

After students complete their co-op placement, they will return for a 2 weeks course. The schedule for the post placement academic study is bellow.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Class Class Class Class Class
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch No Class
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Class Class Class Class No Class

Business Administration Co-op Program Fees and Starting Dates

The length of the Business Administration Co-op Program is 50 weeks which includes 40 weeks of academic studies + 8 weeks of practicum placement + 2 weeks of tutorial study.

The starting dates for the program in 2015 are as follows: Jan 2, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 21, Jun 17, Jul 15, Aug 12, Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2

If you wish to receive information regarding the Business Administration Co-op fees, please Contact us. The fee includes:

  • Registration fee
  • Tuition
  • Books and study material
  • Co-op Service fee

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