MBA

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Master

    • Duration:

      2 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 19,429 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 38,957

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    An MBA from McMaster University’s world famous DeGroote Business School will prepare you to manage your own business, to become eligible for promotion in your current role, or to enter the job market at a responsible, fast-track level.

    You may select from among 4 MBA program streams, including:

    • Traditional full-time study
    • Part-time study designed to work around your other commitments
    • An accelerated, 8 month program for those who already have a business degree
    • A co-op, work-based learning program

    The DeGroote Business School is not only well known for the quality of their MBA program, bt for the world-leading research it produces. If your ambitions include the academic as well as the commercial, you may have an opportunity to participate in these research programs, or beginning one of your own. DeGroote’s faculty have a reputation for turning out insightful and meaningful research in the following fields:

    • Supply Chain Management
    • Strategic Marketing
    • Strategic Business Valuation
    • Health Services Management
    • Business Generally
    • Finance
    • Accounting and Financial Management Services

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over a 2 years of full time study, 3-4 years at part time or in as little as 8 months for the accelerated pathway.

    In all bit the accelerated program, you will first complete a year (at full time) of foundational business study. This will make sure you have a solid grasp of basic business skills before you select a specialist pathway for your degree.

    Specialisation Options Include:

    • General MBA – this includes the core modules of all the specialisations offered.
    • Accounting and Financial Management Services – a pathway to CPA or CFA status.
    • Business Analytics – focusing on prescriptive, predictive and descriptive analytics, as well as their practical application.
    • Finance – including portfolio management, derivatives, financial problem solving and market analysis.
    • Health Services Management – regarding management in the health system, and preparatory for CHE status.
    • Strategic Marketing – including marketing management and new product development.
    • Strategic Business Valuation – including finance, economics and accounting.

    Learning And Teaching

    McMaster University’s Undergraduate programs are delivered primarily through lectures and seminars, though you will also attend specific skills workshops and special events. Some modules may be available as distance learning or blended learning programs.

    The DeGroote system ensures that you learn to think critically and independently. You’ll be encouraged to apply theory to actual and hypothetical events, and to argue both for and against different theories and points of view.

    Career Possibilities

    An MBA may be just what you need to start a new career, or to change the trajectory of your current career dramatically.  

    In addition to actual business skills, DeGroot gives you career support such as personally tailored career coaching, job search workshops at the introductory and advanced levels, networking and alumni event invitations and professional skills workshops of all kinds. Even blended-learning students will be given a great deal of personalised support.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 1 or 2 year MBA degree.

    Applicants must typically have completed an undergraduate degree within the last 10 years and had at least one continuous year of full time management experience.

    All classes are taught in English unless otherwise noted, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test.

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