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Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #141 (WUR) ,
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 Management program at University of Ottawa 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 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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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).

General Requirements

  • B+ in an honours Bachelors degree
  • Application Fee: $110.00 ($CDN non-refundable)
  • 2 Recommendation lettes
  • Transcript(s)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18992 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9496 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2456 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ottawa

  • 1168 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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