Make a Leap at Capilano University

Capilano University, also short for Cap U, was established in 1968 and is located in North Vancouver. It has about 12,700 students enrolled each year, and it has a good reputation worldwide. The learning institute is focused on its learning quality for students and is committed to equipping the students to respond to the market needs. Capilano University provides a range of majors and types of degrees, including, Literature, Business, Law, Early Childhood Education, Health, Human Development, Art Design, Film, and Performing Arts. Others include Global Communication Studies (Management and Tourism), Universities Transfer Credit courses, pre-university courses, advanced diplomas, certificate programs, bachelor’s degrees, and graduate diplomas.

Capilano University has three main campuses and six faculties. The six faculties are the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Business and Professional Studies, Education, Health, and Human Development, Fine and Applied Arts, and Global and Community Studies.

Capilano University aims to provide an engaging and embracing learning environment for their students, ensuring their students have the best education and support from Faculty members around the learning institute. 

Popular Majors at Cap University

School of Performing Arts

  • Arts and Entertainment Management (Diploma)
  • Bachelor’s of Music in Jazz Studies (Performance/Composition)

School of Allied Health

  • Bachelor’s of Music Therapy (Degree) 

School of Kinesiology

  • Bachelor’s of Kinesiology (Degree)

School of Education & Childhood Studies

  • Bachelor’s of Early Childhood Care and Education (Degree)
  • Two semesters, double Major of Language and Education
  • Admission requirement: IELTS 5.5,


The Pathway Bridge Course is a beneficial course for international students who would like to enhance their English foundations. The Pathway Bridge Course can be enrolled in with prerequisites for students’ majors simultaneously. There are currently two major options for the Pathway Bridge Course: Business Administration (Business Administration) and ECE (Early Education)

Recommended Programs

Arts and Entertainment Management Diploma

While enrolled in Arts and Entertainment Management Diploma, students will learn about the arts and entertainment industry. Learning about fast-paced careers in film, television, theatre, music, artist management, or all other related fields. Students will focus on a wide range of topics in their first year, including surveys of the arts and entertainment industry, computer applications, production and design, and record label and festival management. In addition, students will learn complex concepts in courses and gain practical experience in external internships in professional organizations in their second year of study. Students may be placed in music-oriented companies such as Feldman Agency, Nettwerk Music Group, and 604 Records. Also being involved in arts organizations in everything from theatre to dance to music festivals.

Admission Requirement

  • Application is open: October to April of the following year
  • Graduated from high school
  • IELTS overall band 6.5, with no part less than 6
  • Interview
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