North Island College

2300 Ryan Road, Courtenay,


North Island College

Choose from certificate, diploma, degree and post degree diploma programs in Business, Tourism and Hospitality, Mobile App. and Web Development, Communication Design, Humanities and Sciences, and more. NIC guarantees access to top universities with strong agreements with University of Victoria, Vancouver Island University (including MBA/MScIB), Royal Roads University, Emily Carr University of Art and Design and transfer to other universities in BC (UBC, SFU,UNBC, etc.) and Canada (U. Toronto, McMaster, Uof A, etc.).


Programs available for Sept. 2017 intake

Business Administration
NIC BBA and PDD graduates with 3.0 GPA guaranteed admission and priority registration for the VIU MBA/MScIB (see website www.nic.bc.ca for all conditions)
Post Degree Diploma (PDD) in Business (1 year) Accounting, HRM. International Management, Management, Marketing or (2 year includes internship) Global Business Management, Pre-Professional Accountant (2 year includes internship)
Bachelor Business Administration (4 years including Coop) and Diploma (2 years including Coop) –Accounting, Management, Marketing

Tourism and Hospitality
Post Graduate (Advanced) Certificate (1 year) and Diploma (2 years includes internship)
Diploma Hospitality Management (2 years including Coop)
Certificate Tourism and Hospitality Management (1 year)

Fine Art and Interactive Media

  • Diploma Web & Mobile Application Development (2 Years)
  • Diploma Communication (Graphic) Design (2& 3 years)
  • Certificate Mobile Application Development (1 year)
  • Certificate Web Design (1 year)- Diploma Fine Arts (2 years)
  • Diploma Fine Arts (2 years)


Special Attraction

Parents may visit our campuses any time to have a tour of our facilities.  Please make an appointment at study@nic.bc.ca.

Scholarships for International Students

NIC IELTS Achievement Awards:
  • IELTS 7.0 - $500
  • IELTS 7.5 - $1000
  • IELTS 8.0 - $1500

Last date of applications for the Sept.  2017 intake

July 15, 2017


Participating Universities & Colleges

Note: Participants list may vary by city