12 months
21879 CAD/year
17350 CAD/year
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The Project Management program from Vancouver Island University is an integrated, cohort based program with a specialization in project management.  

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In this Project Management program from Vancouver Island University , students will be immersed in the core theories supporting the specialization before demonstrating their knowledge in an integrative Applied Project. Elective courses will advance their understanding in an area of interest.

Career Opportunities 

The GDPM provides a specialization in project management that can lead to the designation of Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) and Project Management Professional (PMP). Students can expect to work in a variety of project management jobs in industries such as construction, information technology (IT), manufacturing and service.

Vancouver Island’s recent industrial and infrastructural growth facilitates numerous firms in initiating new projects and there is a great demand for qualified project management professionals to run these projects successfully. To satisfy these demands the Vancouver Island Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) is constantly working with Vancouver Island University (VIU) to produce qualified project management professionals. The Chapter President also expressed their willingness to assist our students in connecting them with a company for their applied project. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Project Management Essentials
  • Project Management Scope and Schedule
  • Project Management Cost and Schedule Control
  • Project Management Risk Assessment 
  • Project Management Systems
  • Project Management in Marketing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International students must meet VIU's International Student English Language Requirements for Academic Programs. 
  • An acceptable undergraduate or master's degree in business from a recognized university with a minimum "C+" (2.33) grade point average on the most recent 60 credits, or VIU's Graduate Certificate in Business (GCIB) with a minimum "C+" (2.33) grade point average. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21879 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21879 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    17350 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17350 CAD per year during 12 months.


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