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University Canada West

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Is studying an MBA worth it?

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UCW offers a globally recognized ACBSP and NCMA-accredited MBA program. UCW's Master of Business Administration degree challenges students in areas vital to business operation and administration and thoroughly prepares students for undertaking various kinds of business roles. It develops core competencies in critical thinking, persuasive communication, system analysis, leadership, and business ethics. 


 

 

On-Campus Programs

Master of Business Administration

master of business administration

At University Canada West, we offer graduate students a full MBA ACBSP and NCMA-accredited degree program. UCW MBA graduates become effective leaders both nationally and internationally. Students can study in Canada on-campus or online.

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MBA-ACCA Pathway

mba-ACCA Pathway

Gain an MBA degree alongside your ACCA qualification at University Canada West. ACCA students can now fulfill their full ACCA qualification at the same time as earning their MBA.

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mba foundation

If you are looking to study a master’s degree in Canada but do not have the professional or academic qualifications, then you have the option of completing a set of four MBA Foundation university preparatory courses online or on-campus.

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Online Programs

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Online Master of Business Administration

The ACBSP and NCMA-accredited online master’s program from University Canada West provides graduates with Canadian MBA credentials and all the benefits of flexible online study and distance learning.

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On-Campus vs Online Study

 

Face-to-face

Online

Location
  • On campus
  • Online 
Schedule
  • Classes scheduled each week.

  • When possible, multiple sections with different schedules are available.

  • During registration, students choose a section that is convenient for them.

  • Syllabus identifies materials, activities and assignments for planning purposes.

  • No scheduled classes.

  • Asynchronous, self-paced learning so you can study around your work, family and busy life.

  • All course materials are made available at the start of term, except exams & quizzes, so students can manage their time and plan accordingly.

Attendance
  • Weeks 1-10: Students attend a minimum of 2 hours of scheduled synchronous (in-person/on campus) sessions per week or virtually (via Microsoft Teams during COVID).

  • Weeks 11-12: Students attend review & final assessment (presentations/exam) sessions.

  • Instructors record attendance in the MyUCW Student Portal.

  • Weeks 1-10: Students access course content online and complete tasks.

  • Weeks 11-12: Students complete review activities and final assessments (examinations).

  • Instructors consider student participation in forum discussions and completion of online activities when taking attendance in the MyUCW Student Portal.

Participation
  • Students participate in the applied interactive activities with instructors and classmates during scheduled class time (minimum 2 hours per week) plus prepare for class session in online forum discussions, activities, homework before or after class time (minimum 2 hours per week).
  • Students participate in Online Applied Interactive Activities (minimum 4 hours per week) with instructors and classmates through discussion forums and by completing other individual or group activities.
Course Content
  • Syllabus

  • Course materials provided plus additional items added by the instructor, readings, videos, etc. in the MyUCW Student Portal. 

  • Syllabus 
  • Course materials provided plus additional items added by the instructor, textbooks, PPT slides, readings, videos, etc. in the MyUCW Student Portal. All course materials made available at start of term except exams & quizzes.
Instructional Activities 
  • Applied Interactive Activities: mini lectures, case studies, Riipen employer projects, simulations, debates, discussions, homework, assignments, tasks, projects, etc.
  • Applied Online Interactive Activities: recorded mini lectures, case studies, simulations, discussion forums, homework, assignments, tasks, projects, etc.
Interaction
  • Students can ask questions during the scheduled synchronous sessions, through emails to instructors, or during scheduled in person office hours.
  • 2 hours of scheduled office hours per week per course section.

  • Students can ask questions through discussion forums in MyUCW and emails to instructors, or during scheduled virtual office hours.

  • 2 hours of scheduled virtual office hours per week per course section.

Assessment
  • Diversified assessments: group projects/presentations, assignments, quizzes & examinations, etc.

  • Quizzes and examinations are proctored on campus or facilitated by Examity (online invigilation platform).

  • Assignments are submitted through Turnitin for Academic Integrity.

  • Diversified assessments: group projects/presentations, assignments, quizzes & examinations, etc.

  • Quizzes and examinations are proctored by Examity (online invigilation platform).

  • Assignments are submitted through Turnitin for Academic Integrity.

 

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