University of Victoria - Peter B. Gustavson School of Business

M.B.A. Program

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Program Information

School:University of Victoria - Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Description:The University of Victoria's MBA program engages participants in an intense, integrative, international and experiential learning process. Our cross-functional approach encourages you to find solutions using the skills and knowledge acquired in many subject areas while introducing you to the challenges of conducting business across borders and within diverse groups.

The full-time program takes approximately 17 months to complete; you begin in August with the four-week intensive Essentials of Business and Leadership (EBL) module with all of the new UVic MBA students. Over the next eight months, you take core courses in business and management in the Foundation Module. You practice what you are learning during the integrative management exercises (IMEs), which are multi-day case studies presented by real organizations. The evening MBA program spans between 29 and 33 months, depending on whether you choose to complete a full-time specialization. You begin the program with the Essentials of Business and Leadership (EBL) with all of the new UVic MBA students. Studies then progress to the Foundation Module which takes approximately two years, attending two evening classes per week, (typically Mondays and Thursdays).
URL:M.B.A. Program at University of Victoria - Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
Course Based:Yes
Careers:Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 79
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    You have completed the equivalent of a Canadian Bachelor's degree from an academic institution recognized by the University of Victoria. You have earned the equivalent of a “B” average over the last two years (or equivalent of 30 UVic units) of your degree. If you do not have a “B” average, you may be admitted as a mature student, provided you have four years of relevant professional experience after completing your undergraduate degree. Submission of a detailed resumé is required to determine eligibility as a mature student. Such recommendations must be approved by the Dean of Graduate Studies.

    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Management Admission Test [min. 550] or Graduate Record Examination [min. C2H GB 58]
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 575] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 6.5] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 90]
    Application Notes : You must write either a GMAT or GRE
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Applicants are required to submit two essays (personal statements). Details can be found on the program's website.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 21, 2012