Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

KEY FACTS

 

Full-time Tuition Fees (Domestic):

$14,040 (Year 1)
$9,360 (Year 2)

Full-time Tuition Fees (International):

$21,060 (Year 1)
$14,040 (Year 2)

Program Tuition Fees:

2019/2020

$23,400* (Domestic)
$35,100 (International) 

*30% discount applies for Canadian Forces members and veterans

Intakes:

Fall (October), Winter (January), Spring (April), Summer (July)

Delivery:

On-Campus 
Also Available Online

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program from UCW will prepare you for leadership on the global stage. This program is accredited by ACBSP. You will take the most challenging situations in your stride, apply pragmatic solutions to problems you encounter and ultimately drive the success of an organization with your informed decision-making.

Graduates of the MBA program will be able to: 

  • respond strategically to business challenges and opportunities.
  • assess ethical implications of business activities.
  • develop, implement and evaluate solutions to business problems.
  • formulate business decisions and systematic analysis that reflects critical thinking.
  • demonstrate effective skills to collaborate with diverse groups of people.
  • lead teams through the resolution of problems and successful completion of projects and tasks.
  • integrate personal values and perspectives into problem solving and take responsibility for decisions.
  • communicate ideas persuasively (written and oral) as a result of thorough analysis of information.
  • gather, analyze and synthesize information for a business context.

 

Class profile

UCW brings together students from all over the world, which leads to an enhanced learning environment. Students not only learn from program leaders, but from each other. Students present different insights into topics, depending on their culture and background.

 

Learning methods

Our MBA program is delivered by a team of dedicated and highly knowledgeable professors with many years of industry experience. The MBA program is available on campus or online. You will learn through a combination of the following methods:

  • Lectures and class discussions
  • Studying academic literature
  • Looking closely at case studies
  • Listening to fellow classmates’ experiences

 

Academic Standing

Students must remain in Good Academic Standing to continue their studies at UCW. For full details about Academic Standing, refer to the current Academic Calendar here.

 

Graduation Requirements

UCW students must fulfil the requirements listed in the Academic Calendar in order to be eligible to graduate. For full details about Graduation Eligibility, refer to the current Academic Calendar here.

 

Employability

Academica Group has been surveying our MBA graduates 6 months after graduation (which will continue in 2020).

According to the January 2020 data from the graduates that participated in the study:

  • 100% of alumni that were capable of working are currently employed, with pay; 89% of them have secured a permanent position
  • 88% have secured employment within 3 months of graduation; 67% had a job within the first month.
  • The average annual increase in salary before and after studying at UCW is ~$25k (CAD)

Our graduates have gone on to for reputable companies such as;

  • Siemens
  • Apple
  • Nestle
  • Scotiabank

Course Structure

The program is split into four tiers that will progressively develop your skillset, until you are able to handle the most complex problems. Team activities are an intrinsic part of the MBA, reflecting the need for team skills in modern business and providing a collegial learning environment.

The program has been expanded to allow you to acquire more specific knowledge and skills by choosing your 3 elective courses from one of the following subject areas: LeadershipMarketing or Finance. The program ends with a major research project designed to showcase your newly learned skills in a real-world setting.

Entry Requirements

A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 out of 4.33 scale (or equivalent) or better and

Have one of the following:

  • Acceptable score on a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) that has been written in the last five years.
  • An appropriate Canadian professional designation or equivalent international designation (e.g. CPA, CA, CGA, CMA, CHRP or P.Eng).
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (BBA) or Commerce (BComm) or equivalent.
  • A minimum of three (3) years documented professional or management experience.

Applicants who do not hold all of the above academic and professional requirements may also qualify for entry to the MBA Program after completing the MBA Foundation program.

 

English Proficiency

English is the language of instruction at University Canada West. If your first language is not English, you must submit proof of English Proficiency such as an academic IELTS score of 6.5 or better with a minimum of 6.0 in the writing band, or equivalent. More information is available in the English Proficiency section of this website.

You can complete the English pathway courses (University Access Program) in order to meet the English proficiency requirements of the MBA/MBA Foundation program.

MBA Foundation

University Access Program

Full Entry Requirements

Tuition Fees

 

Winter, Spring, Summer 2019

  Domestic International
Number of Courses 15 15
Cost per course $1,560 $2,340
Total Tuition Fees $23,400* $35,100
Typical Full-time Tuition Fees $14,040 (Year 1)
$9,360 (Year 2)
$21,060 (Year 1)
$14,040 (Year 4)

Tuition deposit for international students: $7,900

First term tuition deposit for domestic students: $500

*30% discount applies for Canadian Forces members and veterans

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