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UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Calgary, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1966Established Year
  30000Enrollment

Master of Business Administration [M.B.A]

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Offered by     Haskayne School of Business

$ 19,917 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The University of Calgary offers a research-based MBA program for a duration of 2 years.
  • It is an on-campus, thesis-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The University of Calgary offers different types of MBA programs such as:
    • Daytime MBA (20 months, Full-time)
    • Thesis-Based MBA (24 months, Full-time)
    • Evening MBA (32 months, Part-time)
    • Haskayne Executive MBA (22 months)
    • Accelerated MBA (4 years)
    • Combined MBA
  • The curriculum offers a challenge for students, interested in pursuing an intensive, and committed to research.
  • Students are also invited and encouraged to take one or more doctoral-level courses as part of their programs.
  • The major specialization areas of MBA programs are:
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Finance and Marketing
    • Project Management
    • Real Estate Studies
    • Global Energy Management
  • The thesis option requires a minimum of 24 units selected by the student with Research Methods in Management Studies, Business and Environment, and Strategy and Global Management.
  • Students are expected to complete the program within 2 years of admission but they get the flexibility to complete the program in 5 years.
  • The MBA program provides classes in block weeks, day, evening with thesis-based and the student-faculty ratio of this program is 11:1.
  • Students need to have at least 2-years of professional work experience and Haskayne School of Business is accredited by AACSB International.
  • The University of Calgary ranked 9th in Canada according to the QS World University Rankings 2020.
  • The Haskayne School has supported the development of future leaders, as well as advanced business knowledge and practices through its academic research.
  • The Haskayne School of Business got many awards like the Rising Star Award, ​Big Ideas Bold Leaders Awards, etc.
  • Job opportunities after MBA are Project Manager, Business Development Manager, etc and the average salary goes up to 84,605 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 42,378 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
ExamsGMAT,GRE
Offered byHaskayne School of Business
Program Urlhttps://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/future-students/mba/thesis

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a Bachelor of Commerce degree or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in business, and particularly in quantitative subjects such as Accounting, Economics, and Finance.
  • A GPA of at least 3.30/4.00 (B grade) is required to be eligible for this program.

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • Students required at least 2 years of professional work experience after graduation.
  • For the thesis-based MBA program, admission is offered based upon publications, participation in research projects, and academic awards.

Others:

Students without related academic experience or work experience students are also encouraged to apply, given they have completed the following courses:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Technology Management
  • Operations Management and Marketing
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resources

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution. 

For the thesis-based MBA program, it is essential to submit GMAT scores of minimum 600 or equivalent GRE scores.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two academic or professional references: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Electronic Official transcripts: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended in PDF format.
  • Statement of research interests: Student has to fill their interesting research work area in the application form.
  • Preference Form: Some departments require students to fill in a preference form that will ask to outline their preferences for the program specialization, research area or faculty supervisor.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

97 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

600 / 800

Avg. Score in

GMAT

289 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE

68 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$19917$19917
Other fees$1272$1272
Total fees$21189$21189

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 16,480

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #151/ 400

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forte Fellowship $24,623 Yes N/A
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
QS Leadership Scholarship $10,000 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • The students need a study visa to study at designated learning institutions (DLI) in Canada.
  • A Study Visa is issued to students by Immigration, Refugee, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and authorizes an individual to study at a designated learning institution in Canada for the duration of the program of study.
  • The Visa is usually valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Students may also need a visitor visa or an electronic travel authorization (eTA).
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Letter of Acceptance from the University of Calgary 
    • Proof of Financial Support
    • Passport
    • Photograph
    • Medical examination
    • Biometrics

Work Study

Students with a valid Study Visa, enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students registered as full-time and have a valid Study Visa, may work on-campus 

  • There is no legal restriction on the number of hours to work on-campus, so long as the student remains a full-time student can work on-campus. 
  • Students may also work more than one job. 

Off-Campus: Students are enrolled full-time, have a valid study permit, and are in a program that leads to a UCalgary degree that takes longer than 6 months to complete, they may be eligible to work off-campus.

  • The graduate students can work 20 hours per week off-campus during regular academic sessions of Fall and Winter terms.
  • The undergraduate students can work 20 hours per week off-campus full-time during scheduled breaks. 

Work Permit: A work permit that allows international students to work full-time while still being enrolled full-time. They may only use this work permit to work full-time during their co-op/practicum term(s) in a work. 


Career and Placement after Course

Following are the Job opportunities in MBA are:

  • Project Manager
  • Business Development Executive
  • Product Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Analytics Manager
  • System Manager
  • Data Processing Manager
  • Business Analyst



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