Sauder School of Business - University of British Columbia

Location: Vancouver, BC

Tuition: $38,967 (all students)

Duration: 15 months

Full-Time Enrolment: 242

Average GMAT: 630

Minimum Work Experience Required: 2 years

Notable Rankings: 71st in the Financial Times 2009 MBA Rankings

Brief Overview of the School: The Sauder School of Business is located in downtown Vancouver, a city that consistently ranks at the top of the best places in the world to live. The Full-Time MBA program is designed to be completed in 15 months. The program is built around a 13 week core instructional session where the “basics” of business are covered off.

After the core module, the program becomes very flexible for students. Courses and subject areas are taught in 6 week modules. During this time, students can elect to specialize in 8 different areas, 4 sub-areas, or complete a sampling of elective modules from all of the program offerings. Specializations are available in:

Information Technology & Management
Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources
Strategic Management
Supply Chain Management
Sustainability & Business

As a top ranked school on the Financial Times annual MBA rankings, UBC grads fare very well in the job market. Vancouver itself is one of the largest cities in Canada and is a centre for trade with the Pacific. The student body is also very international and alumni end up working all over the world.

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