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 (Note: GMAT not required for pre-MBA program)

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.

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.


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