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Sauder School of Business

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The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia is one of the world’s leading academic business schools. Located in vibrant Vancouver, Canada’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, UBC Sauder provides a global business perspective at a dynamic crossroads of the international marketplace.

Ranked the No. 35 university in the world for business and economics by 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject and the No. 1 business program in Canada by 2022 Maclean’s University Rankings, UBC Sauder offers a wide range of graduate programs. These include Full-time MBA, Professional MBA, International MBA in Shanghai, Master of Management, Master of Business Analytics, as well as unique dual Bachelor + Master of Management, MBA + MBAN and MBA + Law degrees.

Accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, UBC Sauder is home to more than 100 world-class academics from around the globe. UBC Sauder faculty enjoys international recognition for its excellence in research, teaching and outreach. In the classroom they are innovators, bringing leading-edge perspectives and the latest in management thinking to students.

UBC Sauder has a distinctly international perspective on business, demonstrated by the teaching and research activities around the globe, the diversity of staff and students, and international partnerships. UBC Sauder is the only Canadian member of the prestigious Global Network for Advanced Management, a collaboration of over 30 top business schools spearheaded by the Yale School of Management. As a student in the network, you will have the opportunity to travel to partner business schools, tour local businesses and meet local experts, gaining a global perspective on business and society.


Full-Time MBA: This 16-month program focuses on experiential learning, global immersion and personalized leadership development. Students choose from four career tracks that span business disciplines, giving the depth of knowledge and breadth of skills needed to succeed in business. Our program is built around a results-focused, challenging and comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for business leadership.

Part-time MBA: This 28-month program offers a dynamic learning experience with a curriculum that integrates core business disciplines and practical experience, leadership development and unlimited career support. The program brings different subjects and contexts together to create a complete learning experience.

International MBA: This 20-month, part-time program is offered by Sauder School of Business in partnership with the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. This unique degree features world-class UBC faculty, an award-winning curriculum, two weeks of study in Vancouver, Canada and global corporate learning experience.

As a UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School student, you will gain knowledge, soft skills and one-of-a-kind career support, to better position yourself in the global professional market. You will also build your professional network by joining 46,000+ alumni from 90+ countries.

The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia is one of the world’s leading academic business schools. Located in vibrant Vancouver, Canada’s gateway to the Pacific Rim, UBC Sauder provides a global business perspective at a dynamic crossroads of the international marketplace.

Ranked the No. 35 university in the world for business and economics by 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject and the No. 1 business program in Canada by 2022 Maclean’s University Rankings, UBC Sauder offers a wide range of graduate programs. These include Full-time MBA, Professional MBA, International MBA in Shanghai, Master of Management, Master of Business Analytics, as well as unique dual Bachelor + Master of Management, MBA + MBAN and MBA + Law degrees.

Accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, UBC Sauder is home to more than 100 world-class academics from around the globe. UBC Sauder faculty enjoys international recognition for its excellence in research, teaching and outreach. In the classroom they are innovators, bringing leading-edge perspectives and the latest in management thinking to students.

UBC Sauder has a distinctly international perspective on business, demonstrated by the teaching and research activities around the globe, the diversity of staff and students, and international partnerships. UBC Sauder is the only Canadian member of the prestigious Global Network for Advanced Management, a collaboration of over 30 top business schools spearheaded by the Yale School of Management. As a student in the network, you will have the opportunity to travel to partner business schools, tour local businesses and meet local experts, gaining a global perspective on business and society.


Full-Time MBA: This 16-month program focuses on experiential learning, global immersion and personalized leadership development. Students choose from four career tracks that span business disciplines, giving the depth of knowledge and breadth of skills needed to succeed in business. Our program is built around a results-focused, challenging and comprehensive curriculum that prepares students for business leadership.

Part-time MBA: This 28-month program offers a dynamic learning experience with a curriculum that integrates core business disciplines and practical experience, leadership development and unlimited career support. The program brings different subjects and contexts together to create a complete learning experience.

International MBA: This 20-month, part-time program is offered by Sauder School of Business in partnership with the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. This unique degree features world-class UBC faculty, an award-winning curriculum, two weeks of study in Vancouver, Canada and global corporate learning experience.

As a UBC Sauder’s Robert H. Lee Graduate School student, you will gain knowledge, soft skills and one-of-a-kind career support, to better position yourself in the global professional market. You will also build your professional network by joining 46,000+ alumni from 90+ countries.

University information

Applications for the August 2022 intake are open. The online application will walk you through the process of applying. To start your application click here


The application process:

The UBC MBA selection process is rigorous. Applicants are carefully to selected against competitive requirements to ensure that you learn from peers who have demonstrated vision, leadership and experience. Applicants who are refused admissions in one cycle are not eligible to apply for the subsequent year's cycle. Our admissions committee encourages you to take this time to enhance your application and re-apply for a future intake. 
The online application walks you through the entire application journey, to ensure you're submitting everything you need to. Once your account is created, you can save your application progress and continue where you left off. 
Applications are reviewed by the admissions committee when the following documents are submitted: transcripts/degree certificates/translations, contact information for your two references, GMAT/GRE, and English Proficiency Exam.

Student life

Close-knit community. A collegial environment Our student cohorts strike the perfect balance: you work closely with small groups so you really get to know your fellow classmates. Yet they are large and diverse enough to expand your network to every corner of the globe.
Each of our programs strives to foster a respectful, collegial environment. Collaboration is a cornerstone: the network you’ll build at UBC Sauder will be invaluable in your career for years to come, your classmates will become your colleagues, clients, contacts.
Experiential learning What you learn outside the classroom is every bit as important as what you learn inside. From co-ops to internships, to Global Immersion and volunteer opportunities like Social Entrepreneurship Kenya, these will become the experiences that help define you.
The calibre you’re looking for You’ll find the highest quality programs here. UBC Sauder was ranked as the #1 Business School in Canada by Maclean’s Magazine in 2020. Our MBA program was ranked #7 in Canada by QS Global MBA Rankings 2020. And our Master of Management program was ranked #1 in Canada in QS World University Rankings: Masters in Management 2020.
World-class. West Coast. An exceptional city UBC Sauder sits on the edge of the Pacific Ocean on the University of British Columbia’s picturesque Vancouver campus, not far from Downtown, the epicentre of business in Western Canada.
Often called Silicon Valley North, Vancouver is a hotbed of startups: Hootsuite, Lululemon and Recon Instruments – which was founded at UBC Sauder and ultimately sold to Intel – all got their start here.
The outdoors Our climate is temperate; beaches are minutes from school, with sailing, paddle boarding and kayaking four seasons a year. The mountains – so close you can see them from campus – offer skiing in the winter and hiking in the summer.
The lifestyle Vancouver has all the hallmarks of the world’s greatest cities: world-class arts and culture, a thriving culinary scene, professional sports teams. And it has something that eludes most major cities: a relaxed energy that encourages work/life balance.

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