Application Requirements

BBA in Innovation and Sustainability

First-year entry (4-year undergraduate degree with language support)

This option is for students who require English language support. Please review the requirements for first-year entry with language support for more information.

First-year entry (4-year undergraduate degree)

First-year entry is for students coming from high school (or equivalent). Please review the First-year admission and application requirements for more information. 

Third-year entry (degree completion - 3rd & 4th year)

If you've completed some university or college courses, you may be eligible for the degree completion option, comprising of years 3 & 4 of this program. 

All applications to this third-year program require submission of the following information and supporting documents before your file can be assessed for admission:

Application Form

In order to apply online, you will be required to create a log-in account using your email address. You will be required to list all credit courses and/or programs you have completed or are currently enrolled in. An application fee will be required. If your application fee(s) are being paid for by a sponsoring organization, please contact Student Accounts. Once submitted, you may check the status of your application at any time.

Official Transcripts

Applicants are responsible for arranging for the submission of official transcripts from ALL post-secondary (higher education) institutions currently or previously attended, for all credit courses and/or programs. Transcripts are not required for non-credit programs or courses, though some programs may require proof of professional certifications or designations.

Transcripts are considered official only if submitted directly by the Registrar or other recognized authority of the providing institution in the institution's original, sealed envelope. If the envelope has been opened, the transcripts are no longer official and new (official) transcripts will be required to complete your application.

All international transcripts or credentials are subject to an international transcript and/or credential evaluation.

Letters of Reference

Typically, applicants will provide one professional letter and one academic or community service letter, but two letters of any combination are generally acceptable.

Letters should confirm suitable candidacy for the program. For example, a reference should describe why they believe you will succeed in the program and why they believe the program will benefit you. The context in which the writer has come to know you should also be mentioned. There is no set standard for formatting, length or level of detail.

Statement of Intent

The Statement of Intent should consist of (but is not limited to) a two to three page essay, addressing the following three points:

  • the reason for selecting the BBA program; and
  • how the BBA program will support, develop or enhance the applicant’s sense of purpose or personal and professional goals; and
  • why the applicant believes that project-based learning is the best learning style for them.

All applicants should highlight their strengths in business, entrepreneurship, sustainability, leadership and community involvement. Statements of Intent should reflect a clear and realistic understanding of the program, and its goals, values and processes and should explain why the program is meaningful and relevant to the applicant.

Detailed Resume (Chronological)

  • Education: List all post-secondary education, degrees, diplomas, and certificates you have achieved.
  • Work Experience: Please include the name of the organization, length of service, and a brief description of duties.
  • Training and Professional Development: List career-related training and professional development programs completed within the past five years. Include the source of training, and the duration and year completed. List other training and personal development programs not already identified.
  • Voluntary/Unpaid Work Experience: List and describe any voluntary/unpaid post-secondary employment and/or community service experience. Please include the name of organization, length of service and a brief description of duties.
  • Information Technology Training and Experience: Briefly describe your level of training and experience in the use of information technology including computers, software and telecommunications networks as tools for business, education, teaching and personal use.
  • Professional Memberships/Affiliations: List memberships and positions you hold/have held in professional associations, service clubs, community/volunteer sector.
  • Other relevant information: Provide any other information which you believe is relevant to your application and will be of assistance to the review committee.

If Applicable:

  • Applicants declaring permanent resident or Convention Refugee status in Canada, must submit a copy of their Permanent Resident Card (PR card) along with their application.
  • Transcript evaluation fee or credential evaluation report, if submitting international transcripts.
  • An official English Language Proficiency score report or other evidence of proficiency if English is not your primary language.
  • Other information or documents may be requested to determine your eligibility.

For information on how and where to send your supporting documents, please refer to the document submission guidelines.