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International Business

University of Alberta

24 months
7680 CAD/year
3759 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Alberta MBA in International Business provides the skills required to compete in the global market.


The Program

The University of Alberta MBA in International Business MBA in International Business is designed to address managerial issues that are relevant to doing business across national boundaries, while incorporating the necessary basics of business. Students begin by building a solid foundation in the first year of the MBA program, taking the same core courses as all other MBA students. In year two, International Business students would then be able to focus their studies on global business topics. Some of the topics covered include:

  • The impact of globalization
  • International differences in cultures, language, etc.
  • How to enter foreign markets
  • Competing with foreign companies entering domestic markets
  • Importing & exporting
  • Foreign direct investment
  • Exchange rates
  • Corporate finance for the multinational corporation
  • Marketing across countries
  • International trade agreements - WTO, NAFTA, etc.
  • Regional focus on Latin America, Asia, Europe

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Business (Required)
  • Global Business Environment (Required)
  • International Business Law
  • International Study Tour
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
  • MBA International Study Tour
  • International Finance
  • International Marketing
  • Measuring and Assessing National Economies
  • Managing the Workforce - International Perspectives
  • Managing International Enterprises
  • International Family Enterprise
  • International Family Business Study Tour

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students - April 15


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

In assessing a candidate's academic and professional qualifications, the following criteria are used:

  • Recognized undergraduate degree with GPA of at least 3.0 (see international GPA equivalents)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score
  • English Language Proficiency for Non-native English speakers (see exemptions)
  • Professional work experience
  • Statement of Intent letter
  • Two letters of reference
  • Admissions interviews 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7680 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7680 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3759 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3759 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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