Beyond Business as usual

McGill University – Desautels Faculty of Management
Canada, Japan
North American MBA

Our one-of-a-kind integrated and cross-disciplinary curriculum gives students a comprehensive understanding of business, while providing them with specialized skills to become experts in their field of choice.
Graduates benefit immensely from McGill's worldwide network of highly successful alumni and its reputation with recruiters in virtually every sector and country, and are fully prepared to assume roles as leaders and managers in today's global business environment.

The MBA Program at McGill is enhanced by a unique combination of practical experience provided by leading industry experts from around the world, and innovative research from our celebrated professors. A highly international faculty and student body in one of Canada's most international city offers students a true global experience. Students travel with their classmates on a 10-day International Study Trip visiting a top business center to get some international business experience. Getting hands-on experience is important to McGill students, and most participate in an internship working in a company. Others opt for a specialized practicum where they develop their business plan or do a specialized research project with the guidance of a faculty member.


Program Info

Name of School: McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management

Ranking: McGill is ranked the top University in Canada (QS World University Ranking, 2016-17), #1 Two-Year MBA Program in Canada (Businessweek, 2016), #2 MBA Program in Canada, (Financial Times, 2016). McGill has the best placement rate for Two-Year MBA Programs in Canada (Financial Times, 2016) with 84% of graduates employed 3 months after graduation.

Type of Program: Full-Time MBA

Length of Course: 16 to 20 months

Start Date : August

Location: Montreal, Canada

Application Deadlines:

1st Round: November 1st

2nd Round: January 15th

3rd Round: March 15th (Final Deadline For International Students)

4th Round: May 1st (Final Deadline For Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents)


Student Body

Number of nationalities: over 65% international students from over 30 countries

Class Size: 75-85
Age Range: 24-40
Average Age: 28

Average Work Experience: 5 years



Minimum years of work experience: 2 years
University degree: Bachelor's degree
GMAT: Required             
English test: Completion of the TOEFL or IELTS, where applicable              
References: Two        
Language fluency: English



Application fees: 105.80 CAD
Tuition fees: 45,000 CAD per year (Int'l), 40,000 CAD per year (Domestic)
Estimate for accommodation/living costs,
Insurance, textbooks:
25,000 CAD per 12-months (approximately)
Scholarships availability:
Scholarships - up to 50% of tuition based on merit. Financial aid available with Prodigy Finance for International students




Marie-Eve Roy- Director, Recruitment and Marketing
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke Street West, Room 300
Montréal, QC H3A 1G5, Canada
Tel.: + 1 514 398 4066
Fax.: + 1 514 398 2499
Dean: Isabele Bajeux-Besnainou
MBA Program Academic Director: Steve Fortin


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