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Thompson Rivers University (TRU)

Thompson Rivers University is a public university located in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada and established in 1970. In B.C., Kamloops is the third largest city with a warm environment, the city offers a comfortable lifestyle and there are many outdoor sports opportunities, a vibrant cosmopolitan hub, superb health care, schools, affordable housing and safe neighborhoods.

TRU is a top destination in Canada for foreign students, offering a wide range of programs. Options are available for working on and off campus at TRU. A Co-op (Paid Internship) program is also provided by TRU, where students can acquire career-related work experience before graduation.

Get admission in Thompson Rivers University (TRU) - Canada

Get admission in Thompson Rivers University (TRU) – Canada

Undergraduate Programs At TRU

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) – Canada offers a wide range of bachelor programs in the field of Arts, Business, Science & Tec, Law and other fields, some of the programs are as below:

Arts At TRU

As a TRU arts student, the skills you will gain in the classroom, in the field and in the community at home or abroad are essential to success in the workplace and in life. If you are graduating as an arts student, the most important skills you will acquire are decision making, critical thinking, problem solving etc which are increasingly in demand for employers. Following are the list of high quality, flexible and innovative programs offered by Arts at TRU:

  • Arts
  • Fine Arts (Visual Arts)
  • Journalism (Journalism, Public Relations)
  • Adventure Guide
  • Visual Arts
  • Adventure Guide
  • Culinary Arts Certificate (Red Seal)
  • Forestry (first & second year transfer to UBC)

Business At TRU

Enrolling in the business studies you will develop your supervision, business and management skills that will prove to be useful later in your career in business. Choose from many TRU programs that fulfil your requirements:

  • Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Tourism Management
  • Accounting Adventure Guide
  • Associate of Commerce & Business Administration
  • Events & Conventions Management
  • Horticulture Management
  • Horticulture Management
  • Business Foundations
  • Management
  • Tourism Management
  • Resort & Hotel Management
  • Sport Event Management

Science And Technology At TRU

Discover some interesting and challenging choices for your career path at TRU. Here you get started on your journey, whether you are looking for a bachelor’s degree or want to pursue the field of water treatment technology, TRU is the best fit for you. Get hands-on practical exposure in the classroom, in the lab, and in the field across a variety of disciplines. Practice in laboratories with nationally and internationally known professor-investigators. After graduating you can pursue a career in various fields. Following are the programs offered:

  • Computing Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Natural Resource Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Architectural & Engineering Technology (ARET)
  • Computing Science
  • Engineering – First & Second year transfer to UBC and UVic

Law At TRU

With a new, inventive approach, TRU Law combines the classical tradition of law and legal education taught amid the breathtaking natural beauty of Kamloops, British Columbia, in award-winning, state-of-the-art facilities, offering students a well-established curriculum with an edge. Following are the courses:

  • Police & Justice Studies

Education, Health and Human Services, Social Work At TRU

You will learn how to do research here at the Faculty of Education. After completing your program you can become a teacher, education leader, counsellor, education assistant.

  • Bachelor of Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Adult Basic Education & BC Adult Graduation Diploma
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • University Preparation Courses
  • Health Science
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Social Work

Medical At TRU

  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nursing

Post-Graduate Programs At TRU

At Thompson Rivers University there are various range of Masters and Graduate Diploma Programs in various fields:

Arts and Science

  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Tourism


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Environmental Economics and Management (MEEM)
  • Graduate Diploma in Business Administration
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Tourism, Managing Festivals and Events, Resort Experience Management, Tourism Destination Development, Tourism
  • Experience Management


  • Masters of Data Science

Sport Exercise

  • Adventure Studies


  • Master of Science in Environmental Economics and Management (thesis-based)


  • Master of Science in Environmental Science(M.Sc.)


  • Law – Juris Doctor


  • Master of Nursing (MN)


  • Master of Education (M.Ed.)
  • Graduate Certificate in Education Studies (GCES) (Pre-M.Ed)
  • Teaching English as a Second Language Certificate (TESL)

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are expected to meet the minimum English language proficiency criteria for direct entry into academic programs or by obtaining an adequate score on the TRU English Placement Test (EPT).
  • Admission criteria differ, but for academic admission, all TRU programs require high school completion.

For program specific requirements please check “Admission Requirements – Thompson Rivers University, Canada“.


TRU programs are offered on a semester system with semesters beginning each September, January and May. For the deadlines please check “Admission Deadlines – Thompson Rivers University“.


TRU has a limited number of entrance scholarships available which may range from $500 to $4000.

SDS Visa Requirements

For detailed Visa requirements under SDS Policy, you can check “SDS Visa requirements for Pakistani Students“.