Additional Fees

Students are responsible for the following additional costs:

  • An application fee of $100 is required.
  • The costs of elective courses or additional courses (such as Level 3 Practicum course), if required.
  • There may be other incidental costs including textbooks and other materials.
  • The cost of a Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) request for any course.
  • Fees for any course not completed within the Scholarship period of 2 years.
  • The percentage to which the $6,000 annual scholarship will cover the actual tuition costs will be contingent on the number of transfer credits with which prospective students will enter the degree program.

For more information please refer to Tuition and Fees.

Criteria for Admission

  • Candidates must meet the admission criteria of PCU-WHS.
  • Minimum transfer credits: Candidates must have accrued a minimum of 60 transferrable academic credits.
  • Grade Point Average (GPA): Candidates with an average post-secondary GPA of 3.0 will be preferred.
  • Candidates are required to submit a reflective essay of approximately 1,000 words outlining their reasons for wishing to pursue a career in Disability Management.
  • Successful candidates must be in a position to register as full-time students in the program in September 2020 and to complete the degree within a 2-year period.
  • All WorkSafeBC – PCU-WHS Scholarship students are required to attend an online orientation to the program in advance of the first academic term.
  • Students with minimal work experience may be required to complete elective practicum courses, which are outside of the scope of the scholarship.
  • Students who are converting from an existing career path who have graduated from any university or college.
  • Preferred domains:
    • Human Resources
    • Business
    • Allied Health
    • Mental Health
    • Occupational Health and Safety
    • Health Promotion
    • Social Work
    • Social Care
    • Nursing
  • Candidates may be required to attend an online interview.
  • Access to online facilities and high-speed internet is required.

Citizenship, Status, BC Resident

The WorkSafeBC Scholarship program is open to candidates with landed immigrant or Canadian citizenship status who are permanent residents of British Columbia.