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Royal Roads University

Why Royal Roads University?

Royal Roads University provides high quality, innovative, competitively priced, and applied post-secondary education to working professionals and career-focused students in Canada and around the globe. The University has been accredited since 1995, but has got a long history of excellence that goes back to 1940, when it first became a military college.

Royal Roads University offers a relevant and practical education to give you the tools, training, and understanding required to be successful in the global marketplace. In addition to the full-time on-campus programs, our Blended Learning model, online studies combined with intensive, on-campus residencies, is led by instructors with real-world experience and features course materials created with the input of industry professionals. But one of our biggest differences is our ability to bring likeminded professionals together so we can create a complex and effective learning experience.

At Royal Roads University, students can experience:

  • On-campus and online cohort based programs
  • Customized training for the global workplace
  • International student educational and cultural support
  • Collaborative international research projects
  • Programs delivered in a variety of locations around the globe
  • Programs delivered in Canada with opportunities to gain international experience during residencies abroad.


EC Quick Facts

Which EC course should I take

  • Intensive Course (30 lessons per week)

IELTS/TOEFL waiver granted for students who complete:

Graduates of the agreed pathway level with EC

Conditional admissions offered for

Undergraduate / Bachelor's, Pre-Master programmes

Conditional admissions offered for
  • Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Professional Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts in International Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Global Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies
  • Master of Global Management (Pre-Master’s required)
  • Master of Arts in Tourism Management (Pre-Master’s required)
Annual Tuition
  • Undergraduate programs: CAD $22,150
    Graduate Programs: CAD $30,634 - $31,554
    Pre-Masters Program Level 1 (PMP1): CAD $6,900
    Pre-Masters Program Level 2 (PMP2): CAD $10,610


Royal Roads University is located on the spectacular West Coast of Canada in Victoria, the capital city of British Columbia. Located on the southernmost tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is just 25 minutes by air or 90 minutes by ferry from Vancouver, and less than 3 hours by ferry from Seattle. Located on 227 hectares of ocean-side parkland, with a hundred year old castle at its centre, Royal Roads is considered one of the most beautiful campuses in North America.

Application Information

Application Requirements

Entrance requirements: minimum 75% overall in high school (3.0/4.33)

What do I need to apply?

Documents required for an international applicant (undergraduate programs):

  • Complete application form 
  • Copy of high school transcripts
  • Copy of passport

Documents required for an international applicant (graduate programs):

  • Complete application form
  • Official undergraduate transcripts and graduation certificate
  • 2 official letters of reference
  • Statement of Intent
  • Detailed resume