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SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY - [SFU], BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Burnaby, British ColumbiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  37500Enrollment

Master of Business Administration [M.B.A]

 16 months
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Beedie School of Business

$ 30,613 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Simon Fraser University offers an MBA for 16 months, including 12 months of academics and 4 months work term.
  • It is an on-campus, thesis-based program, offered on both full-time and part-time options.
  • The MBA program is designed especially for early to mid-career professionals and entrepreneurs who are ready to move their careers to the next level.
  • Beedie School of Business has 4 programs leading to the MBA degree are offered as:
    • Executive MBA (2 years, Full-time and 20 months, Part-time)
    • EMBA-IBL (20 months, Full-time and Part-time)
    • Management of Technology MBA (2 years, Full-time and Part-time)
    • MBA (16 months, Full-time and 20 months, Part-time)
  • University provides an online pre-MBA orientation that helps students to complete the preparation of their course before they admitted into the MBA program.
  • At the end of the 12-months of academics, students will have 3 options to complete the work term requirement:
    • Undertake a paid 4-month internship
    • Start own new venture through Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection® SPARK program or approved equivalent opportunities
    • Move straight into a permanent role.
  • During the semester breaks, students have to participate in an internship, a capstone project, and other events.
  • University provides 3 innovation labs to the students for the new ventures: Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection, RADIUS, and VentureLabs.
  • Students may have an average of 5 years of work experience to take admission and students without any work experience can participate in week-long, full-time externships in Canada.
  • The MBA program is accredited by AACSB International.
  • Beedie School of Business has emerged as a dynamic teaching and learning setting with a reputation for producing global-class research for the knowledge economy.
  • MBA at Simon Fraser University ranks 9th according to QS Global MBA Ranking in Canada.
  • Job opportunities after MBA are Account Manager, Equity Research Analysts, etc and the average salary goes up to 73,800 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration16 months
Fees$ 32,014 for 16 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Round 1 (Deadline - Oct 25)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
ExamsGMAT,GRE
Offered byBeedie School of Business
Program Urlhttps://beedie.sfu.ca/programs/graduate/full-time-mba
Average Salary (USD)$73800

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Students with related Academic Qualification:

  • Students must have a bachelor's degree in a related field from a recognized University.
  • The related fields include a UG degree in Marketing, Finance, Arts, Science, Government, Manufacturing.
  • A GPA of at least 3.0 (B grade) out of 4.33 is required to be eligible for the program.

Students with Relevant Work Experience:

  • Students should have a minimum of 2-year of professional work experience following completion of a UG degree.
  • If students have any work experience then the chances of accepting the applications are more.

Others:

Students without related academic experience or work experience students are also encouraged to apply, given they have met one of the following requirements:

  • Students have a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration with a 3.5 GPA (GDBA, a competitive credential that offers the rigor of MBA-level courses).
  • GMAT is not required from graduates of SFU's GDBA program who have earned a CGPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • Students with law, non-profit, entertainment, or other educational and work backgrounds can apply for the MBA program.

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 minimum of 3.0 CGPA in the UG program.

Students need to submit a minimum GMAT score of 550 or GRE exam scores with a minimum of 155 in each section, however, for better a chance of admission, students must obtain 600+ on GMAT or 300+ on GRE.

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 to get admission to this program.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • All post-secondary transcripts: Students have to submit all official documents containing student’s grades. Thus, post-secondary transcripts refer to undergraduate, graduate, medical school, law school, or other higher education transcripts.
  • Three 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.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
  • Statement of research interests: Student has to fill their interesting research work area in the application form.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Round 1
Oct 25

Round 2
Jan 17

Round 3
Mar 30


Scores Required

93 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

65 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE

620 / 800

Avg. Score in

GMAT

310 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$30613
Other fees$1401
Total fees$32014

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 4,306
Food$ 2,335

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #51/ 400

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
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
(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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • A Student VISA is required to study in Canada which allows to work and do research on-campus.
  • The Student VISA is usually valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Application form and Study Plan
    • Biometrics (fingerprints and photographs)
    • Valid Passport
    • Official SFU Acceptance Letter
    • Financial Evidence

Work Study

The Work-Study Program allows students to take part in research-based projects. Students may work on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Work-Study is available during the Fall, Spring, and Summer terms. Students will be awarded 140 Work-Study hours for a term. The hourly rate of pay is $15.20 per hour. It is possible to work on-campus with a work permit if the student meets the following requirements:

  • Valid study permit that includes a condition stating Students may work on campus.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student.

Off-Campus: Students are eligible to work off-campus and may work a maximum of 20 hours per week during regular academic sessions, and full time during scheduled breaks. Students are eligible to work off-campus without a work permit if they meet the following requirements:

  • Valid study permit that includes a condition stating students may work off-campus.
  • Enrolled in a program of 6 months or more that leads to a degree, diploma, or certificate.
  • Enrolled as a full-time student.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are the Job opportunities after MBA:

  • Account Manager
  • Equity Research Analysts
  • Manager Consultant
  • Marketing Manager 
  • Relationship Management
  • Corporate Banking
  • Trade Finance Services



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