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University Canada West

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Postgraduate Overview

Master of Business Administration

This program is recognized by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ASBSP) and prepares learners for leadership on the global stage. You’ll gain skills that will help you succeed in the modern business environment such as providing solutions to corporate challenges and finding new business opportunities. There’ll be plenty of teamwork opportunities on this program as this is a skill necessary to work successfully. Our diverse student cohorts make for interesting interactions as different groups produce unique and creative ideas.

This program is taught via four tiers over two years and offers a total of 45 credits. You can also personalize your degree by selecting three Elective courses from one of the following areas: Marketing, Finance or Leadership.


Tier 1

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Business Environment, Ethics and Strategy
  • Leadership in the Global Context
  • Human Interfaces

Tier 2

  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management in the Global Environment or Canadian Human Resource Management
  • Research Methodologies and Inquiry

Tier 3

  • Consulting Practice
  • Project Management
  • Two Electives

Tier 4

  • Consulting/Research Project or Strategic Management



  • Change Management
  • Negotiations
  • Leadership and Decision-making


  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing Promotion
  • International Marketing


  • Investment Analysis and Management
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Global Financial Institutions Management


UCW’s MBA employability rates are impressive:

  • 100% of MBA graduates find employment within 6 months
  • 88% secure employment within 3 months
  • 67% secure employment within 1 month of graduation

UCW’s MBA alumni have gone onto work at:

  • Siemens
  • Scotiabank
  • EmpowerID
  • Sigamlux
  • Apple
  • Telus
  • SAP
  • GPP
  • Oakville Trading
  • Apple
  • Telus
  • SAP
  • GPP
  • RBC     
  • Nestle
  • SoftMoc
  • The Marketing Kangaroos
  • Danone
  • Walt Disney World

MBA Foundation
If you possess an undergraduate CGPA between C+ (2.33) and B- (2.99) and you meet UCW’s additional requirements or you have a CGPA of 3.0, but do not meet any additional requirements, you have the option to complete four MBA Foundation courses in one term as a stepping stone towards the MBA program. In order to do this, you must earn a grade B (GPA of 3.0) or better on each foundation course.

MBA Foundation courses:

  • Business and Academic Writing
  • Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis
  • Business Fundamentals
  • Economics from a Business Perspective

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