Master of Business Administration (MBA)


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About Master of Business Administration at University Canada West

The MBA program is approved by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) and will help you become a leader with global success.

The knowledge gained will allow you to find solutions to business problems and take your organization to great heights with the strategic decision-making skills you develop. You can also gain in-depth knowledge of specific areas, depending on the elective clusters you take from marketing, finance and leadership.

UCW offers contemporary knowledge with the latest software and tools including Salesforce (Trailhead), Tableau and IBM Design Thinking, to ensure you’re aware of industry trends and make a powerful contribution to employers.

MBA benefits

  • Respond strategically to business needs with informed decisions
  • Understand the ethical impact of business actions
  • Find solutions to business issues
  • Analyze business decisions systematically
  • Learn to collaborate in a diverse setting
  • Guide teams through issues
  • Incorporate personal values and perspectives to problem-solving
  • Communicate persuasively after conducting a thorough analysis
  • Evaluate information within a business context

Course structure:

Tier 1 - Analytical Foundations

  • Business Environment, Ethics and Strategy
  • Leadership in the Global Context
  • Human Interfaces
  • Research Methodologies & Inquiry

Tier 2 - Management Principles & Practices

  • Managerial Accounting
  • Human Resource Management in the Global Environment or Canadian Human Resource Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management

Tier 3 - Business Applications

  • Financial Management
  • Consulting Practice
  • Project Management
  • Two electives

Tier 4 - Integration and Implementation

  • Consulting/Research Project or Strategic Management
  • One elective

Elective clusters

You can select elective clusters in marketing, finance or leadership, to gain specialized skills and knowledge.


UCW has two campuses in downtown Vancouver: 626 West Pender St. in the London Building and Vancouver House (opening July 2020).

626 Pender Street is close to public transport, including the Waterfront SkyTrain Station and the SeaBus terminal and the locality is packed with entertainment facilities and shopping centres.

Vancouver House is located in a famous development area, part of a project by renowned architect, Bjarke Ingels of BIG. It will have more than 90,000 sq. ft of space and will hold more than 3,400 students. Some of the world’s largest businesses are within walking distance, giving learners access to potential employers.

Vancouver was named the third most liveable city in the world by The Economist magazine and this is evident as you wander through the city.

Experienced faculty

Our staff have experience across the academic and business worlds and are experts in their fields. They nurture new talent by developing strong relationships with learners and ensure each gets what they need from the program. Due to their professional connections, they provide fascinating insight into the latest business events.


Academica Group has been surveying our MBA graduates, six months after graduation (which will continue in 2020).

According to the January 2020 data of students:

  • 100% were employed within 6 months
  • 88% secured employment within 3 months
  • 67% secured employment within 1 month

Our alumni work for some of the world's leading organizations

  • Siemens
  • Apple
  • Nestle
  • Scotiabank
  • Telus
  • SoftMoc
  • EmpowerID
  • SAP
  • The Marketing Kangaroos
  • Sigamlux
  • GPP
  • Danone
  • Oakville Trading
  • RBC
  • Walt Disney World

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