Grace Schools

Study Abroad in Canada at Loyalist College

At Loyalist College, you’ll receive individual attention in small classes from faculty who can guide you in achieving positive outcomes and acquiring the skills you need to launch and grow your career. Enrolling in Loyalist’s Business  diploma program gives you the opportunity to work toward a wide range of credentials and provides the flexibility to transfer into a number of post-graduate certificate programs which may further enhance your employability.

Year 1
Two Semesters

Begin the first year of your studies at Grace Schools in Lagos, Nigeria.

What courses will I be taking?*

Course Code Course Name
Semester 1
BUSI 1016 Introduction to Business
BUSI 3007 Organizational Behaviour
COMM 1075 Culturally Inclusive Communication
COMP 1022 Business Computer Applications 1
MATH 1033 Business Math
MEDI 1022 Social Media & Emerging Technology
MRKT 1005 Introduction to Marketing
PROF 1020 Professional Development 1
Semester 2
ACCT 1010 Introduction to Financial Accounting
BUSI 2001 Human Resources Management
BUSI 2002 Operations Management
COMP 1021 Business Computer Applications – Excel
ECON 2000 Economics
PROF 1021 Professional Development 2
GNED General Education Elective

*Subject to change. 

Year 2
Two Semesters

Travel to Belleville, Ontario, Canada to complete the second year of the program at Loyalist College. Following successful completion of all first- and second-year courses, students are eligible to graduate with an Ontario College diploma in Business.

Go Further

Year 3
Two Semesters

Having completed the first two years of study, students may elect to continue into third-year of study to complete all requirements for an Ontario College Post-Graduate diploma in one of the following programs:

Ontario College Post-Graduate Certificate Options*

Program Name Program Code Placement Potential Careers
Human Resources Management HRPG


HR development officer, manager, training coordinator, planning analyst

Supply Chain Management – Global Logistics



Purchasing agent or officer, inventory specialist, logistics coordinator

Project Management PJMG


Project manager, project control analyst, project coordinator, project scheduler, project schedule analyst

Public Relations – Event Management



Marketing and communications manager, events coordinator, executive director

Sports & Entertainment Sales & Marketing SESM


Marketing and sponsorship, game day and events manager, community events, ticket and group account representative

*Subject to change. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost?

Applicants who successfully apply for and receive an international student Visa will pay international student fees for regular full-time post-secondary programs (two semesters per year). Students are required to pay for the entire academic year in one transfer. Costs related to textbooks, instruments, and supplies vary from $500 to $2,500 per year. Instalment payment programs are not available through the College. International students can apply for bursary assistance once they are registered and have paid their tuition in full.
International Student Fees

How will I adjust to studying in Canada?

The International Centre is designed to assist students to adapt to College life – socially, academically and culturally. Services include welcome programs, assistance with housing and health insurance. New students can be assigned a Student Leader upon arrival to the College to facilitate the transition.

How will I get from the airport to Belleville?

The International Centre can arrange transportation from the airport to Loyalist College through Ontario Coachway.

What happens if I come to Loyalist after completing my first year in Nigeria and only complete one year of education in Canada?

Students who successfully complete one year of studies at Grace Schools in Nigeria and one year of studies at Loyalist in Canada will receive a two-year Ontario College diploma in Business and will qualify for a one-year post-graduate work visa.

How do I know I will be successful at Loyalist College?

Loyalist’s International Centre offers a variety of resources to ensure your success in studying abroad. The College offers workshops for adjusting to a new lifestyle in Canada, strategies for academic success and even a health insurance claims workshop all designed to make your transition seamless and worry-free. Additionally, Loyalist strives to ensure future success even after graduation by offering a post-graduate work permit workshop and a permanent residency consultant on campus. The College prides itself on being there for international students every step of the way.