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Master of Business Administration [M.B.A]

 1 year
 full time
 co op & on campus
 Course & Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Telfer School of Management

$ 51,000 

1st Year

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • One of the Two Business Schools in North America with Triple Accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS).
  • The Master of Business Administration(M.B.A) Program at Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa ranked 2nd in Canadian Business Value Ranking (2016).
  • The M.B.A is a One year program offered at Telfer School of Management.
  • The Student can opt for MBA Full Time or Part-Time studies.
  • The Internship option as a work term favored by the University is very helpful for the students.
  • This program is taught in both English and French. So, Students need to select the language of Instruction.
  • This program is structured in a balanced theoretical and practical studies with a small and engaging class.
  • The student will learn to gain understanding Management Foundations and the Global Business Environment, Gain understanding, Integrating Business Functions, Develop a Strategic Perspective,..etc.
  • The maximum number of units that can be granted as exemptions, retained units or advanced standing is 24.
  • The students must complete a minimum of 30 credits to gain a degree.
  • 52% of Students in this Program are International Students which makes this Program Multi-Cultural.
  • The Student to Teacher ratio is 12:1 which helps increase in interaction between professors and students.
  • The Average Salary of the graduates will be 61,047 USD.
  • Graduation Rate of the Students in this Program is 90%.
  • The Majority of the Classes have 20 Students which boosts Students Performance.
  • To apply for any Scholarship a student must have at least 80% marks.
  • The Careers after graduation are
    • Senior manager – financial, communications and other business services, health, education,..etc.
    • Professional occupations in business management consulting
    • Facility operation and maintenance managers
    • Purchasing agents and officers
    • Accommodation service managers, Conference and event planners.., etc.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration1 year
Fees$ 51,000 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
Offered byTelfer School of Management
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A Canadian baccalaureate degree, or equivalent, with a minimum admission average of B (70%). 
  • The marks are calculated in accordance with the Graduate Studies guidelines (last 20 courses for foreign transcripts) while admission.

Language Requirments:

  • The students must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (French or English) in the program. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required.
  • The students whose official language is not English must submit the English Language Proficiency scores like IELTS or TOEFL.

Work Experience:

  • A minimum of three years of full-time managerial or professional work experience. Part-time and summer jobs and co-op placements do not count toward this experience.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The student must have any one of the Bachelor's degrees of duration 3 years or 4 years.
  • The student who does Postgraduate Diploma is also welcomed into this program.

Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of bachelor's and higher secondary degree.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.

Application Deadline

Feb 01

Scores Required

7 / 9

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60 / 90

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570 / 800

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1
Tuition fee$51000

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,420
Meals$ 5,350
Living expenses$ 2,990


Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #201/ 400

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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
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
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VISA & Work Study


  • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
  • The student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:

  • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
  • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.

The Applications are to be submitted on the university page for the future work term.

  • Spring/Summer term - March 14 to June 13
  • Fall term - August 1 to October 10
  • Winter term - December 1 to January 31

Some jobs available on campus are:

  • Student ambassador
  • Student mentor
  • Research assistant
  • Assistant editor
  • Assistant fundraising officer
  • Theatre costume assistant

Career and Placement after Course

The roles the students can pursue after graduation:

  • Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
  • Accommodation service managers
  • Conference and event planners
  • Purchasing agents and officers
  • Facility operation and maintenance managers
  • Professional occupations in business management consulting.., etc.

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