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Post-Degree Programs

Douglas College is the leading provider of post-degree programs in British Columbia. As an international student at Douglas College, you have the opportunity to pursue a one-year Post Degree Diploma (PDD) or two-year Post Baccalaureate Diploma (PBD).

Since you already have a degree, we know that you're looking for a program that will provide you with advanced skills that build upon your existing education. Our rigorous post-degree programs are comprised of upper-level courses that will equip you with the skills and knowledge that employers are looking for. You'll earn a recognized credential that can help you get a job, take your career in a new direction, expand your earning potential and, for working professionals, upgrade and broaden your skills.

Admission to these programs requires that you have a bachelor's degree.

One-year Post-Degree Diplomas (PDD)

Two-year Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas (PBD)

Customized Two-Year Post-Degree Programs

If you want to complete two years of study and diversify your learning and experience, we offer post-degree programs consisting of two, one-year post-degree diplomas. You’ll graduate with two credentials and a solid combination of experience and skills. Completion of two different one-year Post-Degree Diploma programs will also allow you to apply for a three-year Post-Graduate Work Permit (PGWP)*.

Popular customized combinations include, but are not limited to:

*IRCC policies are subject to change at any time. For the most up-to-date policies as published by IRCC, please visit:

Julieth Palacio, Colombia

Post-Baccalaureate diploma in Hospitality Marketing

“I have a degree in corporate communications and journalism. Since starting my program at Douglas, I realized I want to combine my passion for hospitality, marketing and communications. Douglas helped me figure that out.”

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Post-Degree Programs for International Students