24 months
41630 CAD/year
24708 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Aimed at students interested in research, the University of British Columbia MSc in Business Administration is a challenging and rigorous program designed to prepare you for a PhD program and a subsequent career in academia.


As an MSc 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.

Want to learn more about the program? Attend an info session and discover first hand where a MSc in Business Administration can take you.


When you study your MSc in Business Administration at UBC Sauder, you'll find yourself n the midst of innovation. The resources available to students and the UBC community are plentiful, and UBC Sauder is the fertile ground for collaboration and advancement.

Programme Structure

The Sauder School of Business Master of Science in Business Administration programs offers degrees in the following areas:

  • Finance 
  • Management Information Systems 
  • Transportation and Logistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ensure that you have read and understood the admissions requirements.
  • Confirm that you will meet the appropriate deadline.
  • Prepare the necessary information for completing the application.
  • Complete the online application (within two weeks of beginning the application).
  • Retain a printed copy of your application for your records.
  • Ensure that you receive an application number and confirmation letter.
  • Submit all supporting documentation.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    41630 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20815 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    24708 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12354 CAD per semester 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.


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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