• Application Deadline
  • 5 months
    Duration

About

The Global Leadership program at the Royal Roads University consists of two years of interdisciplinary studies. In each year, students focus on relevant, real world problem-solving projects grounded in a rigorous theoretical understanding of the nature of today’s organizations and the changing role of leadership within them.

The curriculum of the program is built to develop in students a sophisticated understanding of personal and team leadership, communication, systems thinking, team building, organizational change, ethics and action-oriented inquiry.

Who It’s For 

The MAL program is an applied, competency-based program offering advanced leadership skills for experienced and emerging leaders interested in developing more effective organizations and communities. 

Focusing on factors that contribute to successful problem solving and innovation, this program provides key skills and insights to professionals working in corporate, academic, public sector, and not-for-profit environments. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personal and Theoretical Foundations to Global Leadership
  • Personal Capacities for Working in Complex Global Systems
  • Introduction to Academic Integrity

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with a minimum GPA of B (3.00/4.33).
  • A minimum of three years of general leadership* experience.
  • Demonstrate significant cross-cultural experience gained through travel or work.
  • Applicants who meet the degree requirement but who been away from academic writing for more than 10 years will normally be required to take the “Academic Writing and Critical Thinking” course offered through Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University, and must obtain a minimum B+ (77%), prior to commencing the program.

Work Experience

At least 3 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10825 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10825 USD for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
  • National

    9180 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9180 USD for the full programme and a duration of 5 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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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