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Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) ,
The University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management offers programs leading to graduate diplomas in Organizational Performance Management, Scientific Management and Leadership, and Leadership and Management (offered only in French at the moment), as well as to the degree of Master of Science (MSc) in Management.


The master's program is designed to train experts who can contribute to academic excellence and influence change in society by undertaking and disseminating rigorous academic, applied and policy research in management, particularly in the fields of innovation management and entrepreneurship.Students in the program may opt to complete a concentration in either one of these two fields.

The concentration appears on the transcript.The University of Ottawa, MSc in Management is a participating program in the collaborative program in environmental sustainability at the master's level.

Language of Instruction

All core courses and some of the electives are offered in both French and English. Some of the seminars in the Management Research Seminar Series will be delivered in English and some in French so that the requirement may be completed fully in either language.

There are sufficient elective courses in both languages for students to complete the elective requirements in either French or English. As per University of Ottawa policy, students can complete major assignments, examinations and their thesis in either English or French.

This also applies to the oral presentations given by the students in the Management Research Seminar Series. Opportunities exist for students to use French or English as a primary language of communication as they conduct their research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Systems of Innovation 
  • Managing Corporate Innovations 
  • Recent Topics in Innovation Management 

    Detailed Programme Facts

    • Programme intensity Full-time
      • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Credits
      30 units alternative credits
    • Languages
      • Partially taught in English
      • Partially taught in French
    • Delivery mode
      On Campus

    English Language Requirements

    You need the following IELTS score:

    • Minimum required score:


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    Academic Requirements

    You need the following GPA score:

    Required score: B+
    Recommended score: B+

    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).

    For more information please visit the program website.

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      6420 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 6420 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
    • National

      2729 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 2729 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    Living costs for Ottawa

    • 1168 - 1930 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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