13 months
31503 CAD/year
25430 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Global Leadership (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University addresses the need in society to educate and develop emerging and existing leaders in both the private and public sector who are capable of working in global or multicultural contexts. 

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The Global Leadership (Blended) program at the Royal Roads University focuses on enhancing capacities to think systemically and communicate with diverse peoples across a multi-cultural context.  

The program is ideal for professionals and executives who work with a global orientation within their own country or in an international setting. As well as for those working in community based organizations, government agencies, international NGOs, military, international education, social enterprises among others. 

You are resilient and are anchored to values of sustainability and social purpose and have a strong desire to be more globally minded, self-aware, and socially responsible, through your work.


As a graduate, you will apply practical tools and strategies to address various issues, challenges, and opportunities, related to global leadership including:

  • Personal awareness working in a global context
  • Systems thinking skills
  • Cross-cultural communication skills
  • Capability to lead in a diverse global context

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Personal and Theoretical Foundations to Global Leadership
  • Personal Capacities for Working in Complex Global Systems
  • Social Structures and Dynamics within Social-Purpose Organizations
  • Strategic Analysis, Decision Making and Evaluation
  • Navigating Geo-Political Dynamics of Global Communities
  • Community Development in a Global Context
  • Managing Difficult Relationships Within and Across Community Dynamics
  • International Cultural Leadership Field Trip: Strategic Partnerships

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 13 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits



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.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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).

Other requirements

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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31503 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34129 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.
  • National

    25430 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27550 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 13 months.


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Global Leadership (Blended)
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