BBA degree in Sustainability and International Business

Bachelor of Business Administration degree in International Business

Who can join this program?

Today's managers must perpetually weigh considerations about people, planet and profit when making business decisions. This Business Administration degree is designed to enable students to foster sustainable and responsible businesses and organizations in a globally competitive environment.


The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Sustainability and International Business is a unique degree program providing a blend of social science, commerce and technology courses.

In Year 1, you study a common academic curriculum. In Year 2 you increasingly focus on subjects related to business administration.

In Year 3 and 4, you engage in coursework and team projects with a range of diverse colleagues on campus. In addition, you will do an applied practicum - Business Field School - at an organization either in Canada or internationally, gaining you valuable real-world work experience.

Course themes

Business administration; international marketing; cross-cultural organizational behaviour; environmental and corporate responsibility; sustainability accounting; economics and statistics.


Years 1 and 2 combine full academic courses with English language and study skills to support international students' academic studies. Years 3 and 4 of the BBA program are taught over a standard 2 year period.

Students must earn 120 credits (30 credits per year) to complete the degree program.

There are 26 hours per week of class time, including an academic advisory hour.

Professional career opportunities

  • Business Administrator
  • General Manager
  • International Business Broker
  • Sales/Marketing Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Project Leader
  • Export Development/International Trade Manager
  • International Marketing
  • Corporate Accountability Officer
  • Sustainability Officer/Coordinator/Manager
  • International Banking
  • Government
  • Non-governmental organization

Are you ready?

Online application


Ask a student advisor
Alan Zavala - international student at University in Canada


Alan Zavala

From: Mexico
Degree: BBA International Business

"I came to Royal Roads University because they had a really flexible way of accepting international students, which made it easy for me to get admission into the campus courses."

Key Facts

Course length:

4 years

Next start date:

  • January 6, 2016
  • September 8, 2016


$6,630 per semester in Year 1
$8,940 per semester in Year 2

Entry requirements:

High School completion with 75% AVERAGE

English language level equivalent:

  • IELTS 5.5
  • TOEFL 68 iBT


Students who have a lower English level than the bachelor's degree entry requirement first take the University Bridging Program.