University of New Brunswick (UNB): 1-Year Accelerated MBA Program

UNB is one of Canada’s oldest and most respected universities. It is ranked as the top MBA school in Atlantic Canada by Business Canada Review and a top 10 MBA program in Canada. They also offer entry options for all English levels, low tuition, generous scholarships, and a robust job placement program.

Major concentrations offered:

  • Entrepreneurship and Technology Management
  • General Management
  • International Business
  • Project Management
  • Business Development and Professional Sales
  • Research

 English Requirements

Level English Requirements Length
1-Year MBA IELTS 7.0 1 year continuous
Pre-MBA IELTS 6.0 8 months
EAP below IELTS 6.0 4 months or more

Minimum Requirements for 1-Year MBA Program 


An undergraduate degree in any discipline from any recognized university with a GPA of 71/100


Minimum score of 550

GMAT Waiver

Eligible with GPA of 86/100 (decisions on case-by-case basis)


1-Year MBA: minimum IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL score is 93

Work Experience

Two years of work experience is required for 1-year MBA, but only one year of work experience is required for the Pre-MBA program.

Other Requirements

    • Two-page personal statement
    • Three letters of recommendation, including academic and professional sources are required, including one academic reference.
    • Work Resume (CV)

 Pre-MBA Program

For students who need to increase their level of English or gain work experience.

1 year of work experience and IELTS 6.0 are required. The Pre-MBA begins exactly 8 months before the 1-year MBA program.

EAP - English for Academic Purposes

Course available for below IELTS 6.0, leading into the pre-MBA program. There are multiple courses available per year.

Application Schedule

MBA Full-time international student deadline: June 15


$10,000 CAD scholarship available for outstanding, full-time students. Recipients are assessed based on GMAT and GPA. Automatically considered with application.


  • 1-Year MBA $30,878.50 CAD*
  • Pre-MBA (if required) $18,450 CAD*
  • EAP 4 months (or more if required): $7,500 CAD/per semester*
  • *Fees subject to change on a yearly basis


Work while you study. Eligible for work permit after graduation. Applicants may also be eligible for Permanent Residency (PR) after working in Canada in less than 1 year after graduation. UNB provides work placement programs with 100% success rate within 1 year of graduation. Consult with TSC Immigration Services for more information on staying and working in Canada.

 Application Process UNB MBA by TSC Immigration Services

  1. Review MBA admission requirements with TSC Immigration Services
  2. Pay TSC application support fee ($600 CAD) - non-refundable
  3. Apply for UNB (pay UNB application fee $125 CAD) - non-refundable
  4. Receive conditional acceptance from UNB – with possible requirements to join EAP (English) or pre-MBA programs
  5. Pay tuition fees for first semester– refundable
  6. Apply for Study Permit and Visa (pay $150 visa fee to TSC) - non-refundable

TSC Immigration Services application fee for UNB MBA program: $875 CAD

Proof of funds

To be accepted for a study permit, you will be required to provide proof of your ability to financially support yourself and any accompanying family members. Find out how.


Book a Consultation

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Request a consultation with a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant from TSC Immigration Services.