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CAPILANO
UNIVERSITY
PATHWAY
PROGRAM

Nimbus School of Recording & Media has partnered with Capilano University to provide the ability for Nimbus Advanced Music Industry Diploma (AMI) / Music Production, Recording, & Business Diploma (MPRB) graduates to complete a Diploma in Arts and Entertainment Management at CapU in twelve months.

WHAT IS THE NIMBUS-CAPU
PATHWAY PROGRAM?

The goals of this pathway program are:

• To enhance student mobility, industry (design, theatre, and related entertainment sectors), and private/public collaboration.
• To widen access to sectors where labor shortages exist, and assist international students achieve eligibility for post-graduate work permits.
• To offer a complimentary of production and academic educational experiences in an accelerated format, thus proving cost/time savings for students wanting to pursue advanced education to enter the workforce.
• To foster opportunities for faculty to collaborate and share resources.

ABOUT
CAPILANO UNIVERSITY

Capilano University is a teaching-focused university offering a wide range of programs and services that support students to succeed in their current studies, in their ongoing education, in their chosen careers, in their lifelong pursuit of knowledge, and in their contribution as responsible citizens in a rapidly changing and diverse global community.

The beauty of Capilano University's North Vancouver and Sunshine Coast campuses and the quality of education offered attract students from around the world. CapU has more than 10,200 students: 9,000 in for-credit programs and nearly 1,200 in non-credit courses, including 2,500 international students.

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Disclaimer: Admission to Nimbus does not guarantee access to CapU programs. Applicants must meet CapU requirements. Seat capacity is limited.

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FAQ

FAQ

WHAT ARE THE ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ART AND ENTERTAINMENT (AEM) DIPLOMA PROGRAM?

• High School Graduation

•Interview/Create a video (3-4 minutes in length) that shows us why you should be in the Arts and Entertainment Management program at Capilano University.

Please address these areas in your video:
• How have you been involved in arts/entertainment?
• What brought you to this field?
• What performance has changed you in some way? How?
• Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
• How will the hands-on learning contribute to you career goals?
• What skills or attributes will you bring to the program that will contribute to others' learning?

WHAT IS THE PROGRAM START DATE?

The AEM diploma program starts each September. 

WHERE IS THE PROGRAM LOCATED?

The Capilano University campus is located in North Vancouver and is easily accessible by public transportation. Online and Mixed Mode courses may also be available. 

HOW DO I APPLY FOR THE AEM PROGRAM AT CAPILANO UNIVERSITY?


 Please Visit: How To Apply Applications open each October for intake the following September 

WHAT ARE THE APPLICATION FEES FOR CAPU?


 $50 for domestic students and $135 for international students (subject to change). 

ARE PART-TIME STUDIES AVAILABLE?


 This is a full-time cohort program and follows a specific program profile. Part-time studies may be possible based on seat availability. 

ARE NIMBUS GRADUATES ELIGIBLE FOR ANY AEM DIPLOMA COURSE CREDITS?


Nimbus School of Recording and Media – AMI diploma program graduates who are admitted into Capilano University’s AEM diploma program will be awarded the following AEM course credits: 
• AEM 100-level – 13.5 credits 
• AEM 200-level – 3 credits 

WHAT ABOUT TRANSFER CREDITS?

Based on the above course credits, Nimbus AMI graduates will receive a Total of 16.5 credits
  

HOW DO I OBTAIN AN ACCEPTANCE LETTER?

Once an applicant is accepted to the AEM diploma program, based on meeting admission requirements and a successful interview/video, Admissions will send out a letter of acceptance. 

ARE SEATS LIMITED?

Seats are limited to 26 students. 

CAN I WORK WHILE IN THE PROGRAM?

It is not recommended due to the intensity of the program. 

ARE THERE ANY DEGREE PATHWAYS AVAILABLE AFTER COMPLETION OF AEM DIPLOMA?

CapU has a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree completion program. Please review https://www.capilanou.ca/programs--courses/program-profiles/bachelor-of-performing-arts-degree/ 

WILL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR A POST-GRADUATE WORK PERMIT?

Please visit: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study-who.asp or contact the Centre for International Experience: inted@capilanou.ca 

IS THERE ON-CAMPUS HOUSING AVAILABLE?

There is no on-campus housing, but there is student housing available just a short distance from the North Vancouver campus. All full-time CapU students are eligible to live in residence. To apply or obtain further information, visit their website. 

WHO CAN I CONTACT AT CAPILANO UNIVERSITY IF I HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS?

aem@capilanou.ca 

TESTIMONIAL

Over the last 20 years, Nimbus has earned its place among the best global entertainment production training institutions through the commitment to industry-immersive education.

This partnership will provide pathway students an advantage in building their creative careers that has never been offered before. We're proud to be working closely with Nimbus on this project.

DR. TED GERVAN, DEAN OF FINE AND APPLIED ARTS - CAPILANO UNIVERSITY

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