North Island College

2300 Ryan Road, Courtenay,


North Island College

Study in the picturesque Comox Valley where an adventure and quality education awaits you. NIC offers a wide range of programs for undergraduate and post graduates. Our class sizes are small and tuition affordable. With an exclusive array of transfer agreements, NIC is the place to start your studies and transfer seamlessly to university. Choose from certificate, diploma, degree and post degree diploma programs in Business, Tourism and Hospitality, Interactive Media, Humanities and Sciences, and more.


Programs available for Jan 2018 intake

Business Administration
Business Administration Certificate (1 year), Diploma (2 years) or Bachelor Degree (4 years) – Specialise in Accounting, General Management, or Marketing. Paid co-op options.
Post Degree Diploma (PDD) in Global Business Management - 2 year program includes paid internship. Specialize in Global Business Management or Pre-Professional Accountant.
MBA/MSclB Guaranteed Admission pathway with VIU - upon completion NIC BBA and PDD graduates with 3.0 GPA are guaranteed admission and priority registration.

Tourism and Hospitality
Tourism & Hospitality Certificate (1 year) and Tourism & Hospitality Management Diploma (2 year) - paid co-op included within the program.
Post Graduate (Advanced) Certificate (1 year) and Diploma (2 years includes internship)

University Transfer

Criminology Diploma – upon completion of 2 years you can transfer to university for 2 more leading to a degree.

Associate of Arts Degree and Associate of Science Degree - upon completion of 2 years you can transfer to university for 2 more leading to a degree.

University Studies – over 20 different program areas. Start your university studies here and graduate at your university of choice.
Community Care
Early Childhood Care & Education Certificate (10 months)
Human Services Diploma (1 year)
Social Service Diploma (2 year) – includes paid practicum
*Visit international@nic.bc.ca for all up-to-date program details.

Special Offers

Applications are all online which include a $100 application fee.

Special Attraction

Visitors are welcome to campus at any time an can make an appointment at study@nic.bc.ca

Scholarships for International Students NIC IELTS Achievement Awards:

  • IELTS 7.0 - $500
  • IELTS 7.5 - $1000
  • IELTS 8.0 - $1500

Last date of applications for the Jan 2018 intake

November 15th, 2017


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