Capilano University - Diploma

Capilano University (CapU) has its main campus located in Vancouver, and another located in Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada. CapU offers a wide range of Diplomas, Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas, and Graduate Diplomas in disciplines such as Arts, Sciences, Business, Applied Arts and Community Studies.

  • Average Tuition CAD 33,706
  • Students 10,870
  • International Students 17%
  • Intakes Fall/Spring/Summer
  • Application Deadline March 31 September 15 January 31
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

Capilano University (CapU) offers career-focused diplomas that allow students to enhance their practical and academic skills. Among the wide range of high-quality programs, students are offered the diploma programs. Upon completion of the diploma program, students can choose to pursue careers in the related field or use the credits gained towards further study at CapU. The graduate diploma programs can lead to a master’s degree program at CapU’s partner university, the University of Hertfordshire.

Students enrolled in a diploma program at CapU have access to a range of modern facilities, including quiet study spaces, a 372-seat theater, the Center for Sport and Wellness, a library, and the Center for Student Success. Additionally, students are supported by services for health, counseling, safety, and career development. Moreover, students at CapU are offered a place in the residences, located a few minutes away from the main campus.

  • 01The small class sizes at CapU promote a more student-centered and focused learning environment.
  • 02CapU is accredited by British Columbia’s Education Quality Assurance (EQA) board, as well as by United States’ Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
  • 03CapU allows students to gain practical experience through group work, study abroad opportunities, case studies, competitions, and work placements.

Diploma Programs

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Community Leadership and Social Change

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Community Leadership and Social Change. The program offers courses that focus on the study of community development, change in community settings, and social structures.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Indigenous Independent Digital Filmmaking

    CAD 22,755 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Filmmaking. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Legal Administrative Assistant

    CAD 18,396 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 08 2019

    The certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of legal administrative skills. The program offers courses that focus on the study of law and management, and legal procedures.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    North American and International Management

    CAD 15,768 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This graduate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy in the North American and international context.

    A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Outdoor Recreation Management

    CAD 26,732 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Outdoor Recreation Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the commercial, business, and environmental aspects of outdoor recreation.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Retail Business Fundamentals

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 08 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Retail Business. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Tourism Management for International Students

    CAD 18,269 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Tourism Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tourist markets, social and cultural aspects of tourism, and destination management. 

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    2D Animation and Visual Development

    CAD 28,819 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of 2D Animation and Visual Development. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography. 

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    3D Animation for Film and Games

    CAD 31,570 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of 3D Animation. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; and video production for use in film and games.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Academic Studies

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Academic Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of a wide range of academic disciplines.

    The diploma has a minimum GPA requirement of 2.0.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Accounting Assistant

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Sep 03 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance, and trains students in bookkeeping, office procedures, and computer applications.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Accounting Assistant

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Sep 03 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance, and trains students in bookkeeping, office procedures, and computer applications.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Acting for Stage and Screen

    CAD 20,682 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Acting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of acting for stage and screen, improv, voice, movement, as well as backstage work.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Advanced Arts and Entertainment Management

    CAD 19,856 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This certificate offers a wide range of courses that focus on planning, budgeting, promoting, and funding an arts or entertainment event.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Advanced Business Administration

    CAD 18,954 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism)

    CAD 6,439 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This post-baccalaureate certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Behaviour Analysis in relation to Autism. The program offers courses that focus on the study of behavioral assessment, analysis, and support.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Applied Behaviour Analysis (Autism)

    CAD 15,024 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jul 02 2019

    This post-baccalaureate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Behaviour Analysis in relation to Autism. The program offers courses that focus on the study of behavioral assessment, analysis, and support.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Arts

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This associate degree offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Arts and Entertainment Management

    CAD 16,790 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma offers a wide range of courses that focus on planning, budgeting, promoting, and funding an arts or entertainment event.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Business Administration

    CAD 10,512 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Business Administration

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Communication Studies

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design. 

    For entry into this program, a minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Conducting in Music

    CAD 12,576 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Conducting. The program offers courses that focus on conducting in different metres and running rehearsals, 

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Costuming for Stage and Screen

    CAD 26,861 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study and history of costume making for use on stage and screen, wardrobe management, and the elements of costume design.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Creative Writing

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This associate degree is designed to equip students with the concepts of Creative Writing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles of writing effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays; and the control of form, style, and technique.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Digital Visual Effects

    CAD 32,275 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Digital Visual Effects. The program offers courses that focus on procedural effects and creating a digital image.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Documentary

    CAD 25,385 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of documentary making. The program offers courses that focus on directing, filming, and producing a documentary.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Early Childhood Care and Education

    CAD 18,980 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Care and Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infants and children with special learning needs or disabilities.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Early Childhood Care and Education

    CAD 19,402 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This post-baccalaureate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool-aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Education and Employment Access

    CAD 5,256 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Oct 01 2019

    This certificate is designed to help students living with learning disabilities or mental health challenges to transition to post-secondary education and employment.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Education Assistant

    CAD 10,846 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jul 02 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of working with children and adolescents in the educational sector. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Engineering

    CAD 25,112 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Engineering Transition

    CAD 19,856 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems. This program acts as a pathway for students aiming to enroll in a university-level engineering degree.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    English

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This associate degree is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Global Stewardship

    CAD 19,856 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jun 04 2019

    This associate degree is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Global Stewardship. The program offers courses that focus on politics, journalism, community development, and teaching. 

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Health Care Assistant

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Care. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health, as well as courses on providing personal care and support to patients.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Hotel and Resort Management

    CAD 17,730 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This post-baccalaureate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hotel and Resort Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Human Kinetics - Exercise Science

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Human Kinetics and Exercise Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of musculoskeletal medicine, rehabilitation in sports, and physical activities in health.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Human Kinetics - Physical Education

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This diploma equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    International Management

    CAD 8,760 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This graduate certificate is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

    A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    International Management

    CAD 21,024 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This graduate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

    A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Jazz Studies

    CAD 22,751 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Jazz. The program offers courses that focus on the history, composition, and performance of Jazz.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Music

    CAD 20,864 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Music - Music Therapy Course Stream

    CAD 20,864 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, rock music, and the elements of music therapy.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Musical Theater

    CAD 22,767 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Musical Theater. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the performing arts, audition techniques, as well as the business aspect of the field.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    North American Business Management

    CAD 15,768 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This post-baccalaureate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy in the North American business context.

    A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    North American Business Management Applied

    CAD 26,280 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This post-baccalaureate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy in the North American business context.

    A GPA of 2.0 or higher is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Paralegal

    CAD 19,864 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of legal studies. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, legal issues, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Psychology

    CAD 17,520 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This associate degree is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Rehabilitation Assistant

    CAD 18,396 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Jan 08 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Rehabilitation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Science

    CAD 18,688 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This associate degree is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Science - Biology

    CAD 18,688 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline May 07 2019

    This associate degree is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

    A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for entry into this program.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Technical Theater

    CAD 20,331 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Technical Theater. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on the performing arts, production, and design.

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Tourism Management Co-operative Education

    CAD 18,269 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Aug 06 2019

    This diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Tourism Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tourist markets, social and cultural aspects of tourism, and destination management. Students learn practical, real-world skills through the co-operative program. 

  • North Vancouver, BC V7J, Canada

    Tourism Marketing and Development

    CAD 17,730 Tuition Fee
    • Application deadline Apr 02 2019

    This post-baccalaureate diploma is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of tourism marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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