Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When is the next intake?

A. Application deadline for September 2021 intake for international students has now closed.  Applications from domestic students continue to be accepted.  Please apply for Sept 2021 https://www.unbc.ca/admissions (the program starts August 2021)

Q. What is the deadline?

A. Online application deadline for domestic students has been extended to June 15, 2020.  For those international and domestic students interested in applying for a September 2022 start the application process will be open in May 2021.

Q. How many semesters and months?

A. 5 semesters, 21 months. The Program starts August 2021; the last semester of study is April 2023.

Q. What is tuition?

A. Please refer to the Graduate Calendar https://www.unbc.ca/calendar/graduate 

  • Canadian citizen & permanent resident:  $6987.00 for tuition, plus $433.50 MBA program fee (per semester) x 5 semesters = total approximate tuition, course materials and other fees $41,000
  • International students: $8160.00 for tuition, plus $433.5 MBA program fee (per semester) x 5 semesters (one of the lowest International fee differentials in Canada) = total approximate tuition, course materials and other fees $48,000
  • www.unbc.ca/finance/accounts-receivable/fees-unbc#MBA

Q. I don’t have an undergrad degree?

A. Under special circumstances, applications from applicants who do not possess an undergraduate degree, have a three-year undergraduate degree or who have an undergraduate degree with a grade point average of less than 3.0 (B) in the last 60 credit hours may be considered. Normally this will equate to an acceptable professional designation and at least six years of managerial experience with supervisory and operational decision making responsibilities.

These applicants will be required to participate in a personal interview conducted in person, by telephone or by Skype.

Q. How do I find out about financial assistance or scholarships available?

A. please contact UNBC Awards & Financial Aid awards@unbc.ca

Q. What are admission requirements?

A. Our admission requirements to the MBA Program can be found at www.unbc.ca/commerce/mba/admissions .

Q. What are the English proficiency requirements?

A. Applicants must be able to speak, write and understand English well in order to be successful in the UNBC MBA program. Applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence of English proficiency prior to admission. Our English proficiency requirements can found here www.unbc.ca/commerce/mba/english-proficiency

Q. Do you require GMAT or GRE?

A. No, you may send them if you have them.

Q. Do you have a part-time option?

A. At this point, we are a full-time program.

Q. I want more information please.

A. Please contact mba@unbc.ca or visit the website https://www.unbc.ca/commerce/mba

Q. How do I apply?

A. Please visit www.unbc.ca/apply/graduate