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CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY - [CBU], SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA - PROGRAMS

Sydney, Nova ScotiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1974Established Year
  3500Enrollment

Master of Business Administration [M.B.A] (Community Economic Development)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Shannon School of Business

$ 11,940 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development at Cape Breton University is offered as a 2-year teaching program.
      • This master's program has a co-op work option.
      • In order to be eligible to participate in a full-time Co-op Work Term, students must meet the GPA requirements.
      • The student to faculty ratio is 16:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
      • Some of the main courses that students will study in this program are:
        • Strategic Management
        • Principles of Venture Analysis
        • Economic Geography
        • Comparative Development
      • This program is specifically designed to prepare students with core universal skills to succeed in any business.
      • The solid foundation built with a degree in Business Administration sets the ground for self-made success. 
      • It helps to build a strong economic engine, to facilitate the cultivation of healthy food, each community plays an important role in the development of society.
      • This MBA offers a leading-edge curriculum that includes all business subjects found in traditional MBA programs, with an emphasis on economic development, leadership, governance, and management of change.
      • Entrepreneurial, self-employment career paths, to careers in private and public enterprises, co-operatives, government services or graduate studies, a MBA emphasizes a broad range of business topics.
      • Career positions may include: 
        • General Management
        • Executive Director
        • Policy Analyst
        • Consulting, etc with an average salary of 36,475 USD per year.

      Program Highlights

      Degree Type Offered Master
      Duration2 years
      Fees$ 36,858 for 2 years
      Delivery TypeFull Time
      Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 20)
      Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
      Offered by Shannon School of Business
      Program Urlhttps://www.cbu.ca/academics/programs/mba-in-community-economic-development/

      Eligibility & Entry Requirement

      Academic Eligibility:

      • An overall average of 65% is required for all students applying to most CBU credit programs based on high school performance. 
      • If space permits, CBU will accept all candidates who can verify that they have met the minimum entry requirements established by CBU for the programs in which they wish to enroll.

      Indian Student Eligibility:

      • Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in their 12th grade for admission in this Program.
      • A bachelor degree in any business-related program

      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.

      The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


      Required Document List

      The followings are the required document:

      • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
      • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
      • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


      Application Deadline

      Fall
      Jan 20


      Scores Required

      6.5 / 9

      Avg. Score in

      IELTS

      80 / 120

      Avg. Score in

      TOEFL


      Fees & Funding

      Tution & Application Fees

      Year/headYear 1Year 2
      Tuition fees$11940$11940
      International differential fees:$6210$6210
      University international health plan$558
      Total fees$18708$18150

      Living Costs

      HeadAvg Cost Per Year
      Single room$ 4,432
      5 day meal plan$ 3,558

      Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

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

      VISA

      • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
      • Students need these documents for student visa application:
        • Proof of Acceptance
        • Proof of Identity
        • Proof of Financial Support

      Work Study

      • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
      • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 20 hours per week.

      Career and Placement after Course

      Career Opportunities after completing this program are:

      • General Management
      • Executive Director
      • Policy Analyst
      • Consulting



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