• Application Deadline
  • 18 months
The Business Administration in Executive Management programme offered by the Royal Roads Universityaddresses the real-world needs of today’s business world, developing flexible minds with the ability to analyze a situation, synthesize a strategic plan, and implement an effective solution. 


The Business Administration in Executive Management programme offered by the Royal Roads University is designed for working professionals, by working professionals. We’ve used our experience in the industry to create a program that gives you the solid foundation required of today’s business leaders, as well as the opportunity to put your learning to work through hands-on practice. No matter what your career aspirations are, you’ll be able to use the tools and techniques found in your program to move your organization forward. You can choose to complete your MBA in Executive Management or with a specialization in Leadership, Management Consulting,International Business - Asia Pacific Trade and Investment Specialization, or International Business and Innovation - Europe Specialization.

Who It's For

Experienced managers and business leaders who are looking for versatility and customization of their MBA experience.  The program builds on each student’s current knowledge and experience to develop the strategic skills business growth depends upon, and provides a broad understanding of critical issues in management leadership.  It also allows students to select electives in such areas as sustainability, innovation, coaching or international business for an individualized MBA experience that aligns with their career goals.  

The Royal Roads University Learning Model

At Royal Roads University, we use a cohort learning model for many of our programs, including the MBA. Our unique learning model requires you to work with your team, sharing personal experiences and diverse perspectives to develop unique solutions to projects and challenges. Working together ensures that everyone contributes to and benefits from the program, and the connections you create through our cohort environment form a powerful network of support you can turn to during your program and after graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Constructing and Communicating Effective Arguments
  • Strategy
  • Foundations of Strategic Leadership
  • Accounting for Strategic Business Decisions
  • Delivering Customer Value
  • Understanding Organizations Through People
  • Creating Customer Value
  • Corporate Finance
  • Environment of Management
  • Change: Beyond the Boundaries of the Decision
  • Understanding Economic Decision Making
  • Advanced Strategic Integrative Practice

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    31 month option start dates: 

    • August 5 - Deadline: May 5;
    • August 3 - Deadline: May 3.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 months
    • Duration description
      PROGRAM LENGTH - 18 or 31 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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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  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

Standard Admission
  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution, normally with a minimum GPA of B (3.00/4.33).
  • Applicants who meet the degree requirement, but not the GPA, may be required to take the Academic Writing and Critical Thinking course and obtain a minimum B (73%) in the writing course prior to commencing the program.
  • Normally, at least seven years of full-time relevant work experience, with three years at a management level and increasing levels of responsibility.

    Work Experience

    At least 7 year(s) of work experience are required.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      32748 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 49130 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
    • National

      28452 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 42680 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
    We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

    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.


    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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    Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.


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