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Royal Roads University

Location & Facilities
List of Departments
Courses offered



Royal Roads University is a public university located in Victoria, British Columbia, that describes itself as "Canada's University for Working Professionals"


The institution had several names before it eventually became Royal Roads Military College in 1968 (achieving full degree-granting status in 1975). In 1995, the military college was closed and the land and facilities leased by the government of British Columbia then converted into Royal Roads University the same year.Royal Roads University maintains strong ties with the Canadian Forces.


 The 2008 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), Royal Roads University was ranked 1st for an active and collaborative learning experience, 2nd for level of academic challenge, 4th for senior year student satisfaction, 5th for supportive campus environment, 28th for student-faculty interaction, and 37th for enriching educational experience.In 2009, again Royal Roads ranked 1st for active and collaborative learning experience; and 3rd of level of academic challenge.


 In 2009 Corporate Knights Magazine ranked the Bcom 25th overall out of 47 universities and 4th in the Small Sized Business School category.The MBA ranked 22 overall out of 35 universities and 4th in the Small Sized Business School category.










Location & Facilities

The campus is located at 2005 Sooke Road in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. 
The campus and surrounding grounds of Royal Roads University are situated at Hatley Park National Historic Site.Visitors to the 565-acre (2.29 km2) Hatley Park can tour the extensive walking trails, as well as the Hatley Castle museum.


Student services are designed to assist students wherever they are - whether they are studying on campus, or from a distance.Student Services includes; Book Stores,Career Enhancement,Computer Services,Counselling,Foodbank,Undergraduate Health care plan













List of Departments / Schools / Faculty / College

  • Business and Management
  • Communication
  • Conflict and Disaster Management
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Leadership
  • Tourism and Hospitality
  • Education Studies

















Courses Offered


  • Social Sciences



  • Global Management - New Program


Master of Arts

  • Conflict Analysis and Management
  • MA in Conflict Analysis and Management (Thai-Canadian Specialization)
  • Disaster and Emergency Management
  • Educational Leadership and Management - New Program
  • Environment and Management
  • Environmental Education and Communication
  • Environmental Practice - New Program
  • Human Security and Peacebuilding
  • Intercultural and International Communication
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Leadership
  • MA in Leadership (Health Specialization)
  • Learning and Technology
  • Professional Communication
  • Tourism Management


Master of Business Administration

  • Executive Management
  • MBA Executive Management (Management Consulting Specialization)
  • Human Resources Management
  • Online MBA Programs in Canada


Master of Science

  • Environment and Management
  • Environmental Practice


Bachelor of Arts

  • International Hotel Management
  • Justice Studies
  • Professional Communication


Bachelor of Commerce

  • Entrepreneurial Management
  • BCom in Entrepreneurial Management (Tourism and Hospitality Specialization)


Bachelor of Science

  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Science


Certificates & Diplomas

  • Environmental Practice


Graduate Certificate

  • Destination Development
  • Environmental Education and Communication
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Coaching (Toronto, ONT)
  • Health Systems Leadership
  • International Hotel and Resort Management
  • Leadership and Management - New Program
  • Learning and Technology
  • Professional Communication Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Sustainable Community Development - New Program
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Tourism Leadership
  • Values-Based Leadership - New Program

Graduate Diploma

  • Conflict Analysis and Management
  • Disaster and Emergency Management
  • Environmental Education and Communication


Executive Education

  • Advancing Health Leadership
  • Concepts and Theories of Leadership in Organizations
  • Customized Leadership Development Programs
  • Leading and Managing Organizational Relationships 
  • Performance Measurement and Financial Management for Leaders 
  • Special Topics in Technology-Mediated Learning





























Royal Roads University's Financial Aid and Award Associate responds to the needs of currently enrolled and prospective students by attempting to reduce financial barriers that might impede educational success. University Life offers information and assistance regarding a wide variety of award opportunities. Awards are available to fund research projects, recognize academic and community achievements, and supplement income for those with financial need.















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