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Resource Management Officer Technology

Fees: Credit-Based Undergraduate Programs

Description of Fees and Rates:

  1. Tuition: $139.24 per credit hour:
    – $417.72 per 3-credit course per semester
    – $556.96 per 4-credit course per semester
  2. Student Activity fee: $5.57 per credit.
  3. VIU Students' Union fee: $18.64 per month.
  4. Health and Dental Plan fee: $275 per year; this fee is only in effect for full–time students at the Nanaimo Campus.
  5. Other fees: Some courses have additional fees to pay for extraordinary class–related expenses.

Fee Table – 36 credits


Tuition (36 credits x $139.24)


Student Activity fee (36 credits x $5.57)


VIU Students' Union fee ($74.56 x 2 semesters)


Health and Dental Plan fee* ($275 per year)




* The Health and Dental Plan fee is only in effect for full–time students at the Nanaimo Campus.

Note: Science and Technology courses with a compulsory lab have a lab fee of $20.00 per course.

Special Expenses (approximate costs)


Books and supplies per year


Rain gear, boots and waders


Field trips


Occupational Level I First Aid and Transportation Endorsement


Electrofishing course


Note: All costs are estimates and are subject to change without prior notice.

Note: Other important certificates that may be required are: Canadian Coast Guard Pleasure Craft Operator Card (PCOC), Restricted Operator's Card for Marine VHF Radios, and Swiftwater Rescue (3–day course), for an approximate cost of $600.00

Updated: July 2, 2015