Program Information

School: Vancouver Island University
Faculty: Art, Design, and Performing Arts
Degree: Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study: Theatre/Theater
Description: Students can complete up to two years towards an undergraduate degree at VIU and apply to the University of Victoria, University of British Columbia, or Simon Fraser University for two more years of study. Most Canadian universities will accept VIU’s courses. Students intending to transfer should check with the receiving institution. VIU also offers a two-year Technical Theatre diploma program.

URL: Theatre at Vancouver Island University
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,119

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

– graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples; – previous degree from a recognized university; – visiting student from a college or university (a “Letter of Permission” from the home institution is required); – transfer student from a college or university (at least 24 transferable university-level credits completed); – mature student—at least 21 years of age (or will turn 21 in the first semester of admission) and has a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples.

Additional Admission Requirements:

    An interview is required.