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Business Administration

University of Northern British Columbia

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
16000 CAD/year
13700 CAD/year
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About

The goal of the MSc Program in Business Administration at the University of Northern British Columbia, is to educate and train business professionals with advanced research skills and extensive knowledge in a specialized area, e.g., accounting, finance, human resources management/organizational behavior, marketing, operations management/international business.

Overview

Why to study

These individuals meet a growing need in Northern British Columbia and beyond for professional skills in establishing, expanding, and managing all types of business enterprises that have long-term sustainability and contribute to the economic growth and vitality of the North and the country at large.  The students in the program come from a wide variety of backgrounds, including business, resource development, mathematics, and the social sciences.

The MSc is a research-based degree with a thesis and is different from the MBA degree which is a terminal and course-based degree.  The MSc in Business Administration at the University of Northern British Columbia, is normally completed in two years. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methodology or equivalent
  • Seminar in Business Administration
  • Independent Research in Business Administration
  • Accounting Research
  • Finance Research
  • Research in Human Resources Management/Organization Behaviou

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

The course of study has two major components: (1) 18 credit hours of courses to provide research methods and statistical knowledge and skills as well as substantive breadth of knowledge in business administration; and (2) 18 credit hours of courses to provide additional substantive depth in an area of specialized concentration that includes a Master’s Thesis representing an original empirical investigation in the chosen specialized area of business administration.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8000 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    13700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6850 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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