Management Information Systems, Master | University of British Columbia | Vancouver, Canada
24 months
9500 CAD/year
5407 CAD/year
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Aimed at students interested in research, the Management Information Systems is a challenging and rigorous program from University of British Columbia designed to prepare students for a PhD program and a subsequent career in academia.


As an Management Information Systems student at University of British Columbia, you will not only become part of a rich and stimulating academic community with a strong research emphasis, but you will also enjoy the opportunity to work with the best research faculty in Canada.

What makes the program unique?

The Sauder School of Business is considered the top research business school in Canada and a leading academic institution. Sauder is the leading recipient of research grants from Canada's major federal agencies and outperforms other Canadian business schools in both research publications and citations. 

Sauder faculty members hold editorial positions at major journals in their fields and their work is recognized internationally. The Sauder School of Business at UBC is home to excellent teaching, an active research community and a strong collaborative culture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced MIS Courses
  • Modelling Methods in the Research and Practice of Information Systems
  • Empirical Research Methods in Information Systems
  • Advanced Topics in Management Information Systems
  • Research Methodology Courses
  • MIS Workshop 
  • Participation in the MIS Workshop throughout the MSc studies is required. The MIS workshop is devoted to learning and sharing information on current research topics.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants have to submit transcripts from all past post-secondary study. Document submission requirements depend on whether your institution of study is within Canada or outside of Canada.
  • A minimum of three references are required for application to graduate programs at UBC. References should be requested from individuals who are prepared to provide a report on your academic ability and qualifications.
  • Many programs require a statement of interest, sometimes called a "statement of intent", "description of research interests" or something similar.
  • Permanent Residents of Canada must provide a clear photocopy of both sides of the Permanent Resident card.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9500 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5407 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5407 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vancouver

1590 - 2686 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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