MBA Foundation

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Program Tuition Fees:


$4,680* (Domestic)
$7,020 (International) 

*30% discount applies for Canadian Forces members and veterans


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


Also Available Online

We understand that some students do not have the professional or academic qualifications but wish to pursue the MBA program.  Students have the option of completing the three MBA Foundation courses.  In order to qualify for admission to the MBA program, students will need to earn a grade of B or better on each Foundation course.

Course Structure

The MBA Foundation includes courses in the following areas:

Entry Requirements

Applicants to the MBA program may qualify for admission based on the following requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree awarded by a recognized post-secondary institution, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.33 scale) 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 with evidence of career progression and relevant education and/or training.


MBA Foundation

Applicants to the MBA program who do not meet the requirements for direct admission may qualify through completion of the MBA Foundation courses. To be admitted to the MBA Foundation courses you must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a cumulative GPA of 2.33 or better.

A cumulative grade average of B must be achieved for the combined, successfully passed MBAF courses.

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 as specified in the English Proficiency section of this website.

The Admission Committee may require proof of English language proficiency from applicants who attended English language-based education systems if the Committee sees deficiencies in language proficiency when the application package is reviewed.

English language test scores are valid for admission purposes for a maximum of 2 years from the date of the test.

University Access Program

Tuition Fees


  Domestic International
Number of Courses 3 3
Cost per course $1,560 $2,340
Total Tuition Fees $4,680* $7,020

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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