Master of Business Analytics (MBAN)

The Master of Business Analytics is not administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Please check the Sauder School of Business website for admission requirements, deadlines and application procedure.

Overview

In just twelve months, the UBC MBAN gives candidates with quantitative backgrounds sought-after analytical skills within a broader business context. Our graduates will be able to apply advanced analytical tools and methods to address management challenges in today’s business world. Candidates will complete 33 credits, taking courses in data handling, data analytics and decision analytics. All candidates will participate in a 3-month Analytics Consulting Internship where students will have the opportunity to gain real world experience and hands-on business skills with leading organizations.

What makes the program unique?

In a highly competitive field, the UBC MBAN has significant advantages.

1) All students participate in a 3-month internship where you apply your technical expertise in an organization's environment. By working alongside UBC Sauder's Centre for Operations Excellence or directly with our world-leading faculty, you will gain hands-on consulting experience and contribute to a business's success.

2) COE has longstanding partnerships with top organizations, allowing UBC MBAN candidates to benefit from its rich network of industry partners and professionals.

3) The COE is also the winner of the prestigious UPS George D. Smith Prize, the leading international award recognizing top operations research programs connecting industry with higher education.

Quick Facts

Degree
Master of Business Analytics
Subject
Business
Mode of delivery
On campus
Specialization
Business Administration
Program Components
Coursework only
Faculty
Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration
School
Sauder School of Business

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If you have reviewed the information on this program page and understand the requirements for this program, you may send an enquiry

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Date: Thursday, 05 September 2019
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Date: Tuesday, 10 September 2019
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Research Information

Program Components

We offer a 3-month Analytics Consulting Internship as part of the program.

Requirements

Document Requirements

For full admission & document requirements, please visit our website here: https://www.sauder.ubc.ca/programs/masters-degrees/mban/admissions-finance

TOEFL (ibT) Overall Score Requirement

100
25
25
25
25

IELTS Overall Score Requirement

7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0
7.0

Prior degree requirements

Due to the rigorous nature of the program, it is strongly recommended that applicants have some exposure to university-level courses in topics like statistics, calculus, and linear algebra (or other courses in mathematics and statistics). Experience in computer programming, data analytics or mathematical modeling is also an asset.

Prerequisites / Course Requirements

Due to the rigorous nature of the program, it is strongly recommended that applicants have some exposure to university-level courses in topics like statistics, calculus, and linear algebra (or other courses in mathematics and statistics). Experience in computer programming, data analytics or mathematical modeling is also an asset.

Other Requirements

For full admission & document requirements, please visit our website here: https://www.sauder.ubc.ca/programs/masters-degrees/mban/admissions-finance

Funding Sources

At UBC Sauder, our entrance scholarships are based on merit, going to candidates who display an outstanding combination of talent, drive, professional potential and academic achievement. We take a merit-based holistic view of what each talented candidate brings into the program.   Applicants are automatically considered for every applicable scholarship upon submission, and are assessed on a number of factors, including (but not limited to) academic achievement, business drive, application essays. 

For more information about our entrance scholarships and tuition, please visit our webpage.

Career Options

The 12-month MBAN is designed to prepare students for employment in the public or private sector in a data analytics position. Recent graduates have taken positions at Deloitte, KPMG, CIBC, Air Canada and numerous other organizations.

Common job titles after the program include Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Artificial Intelligence Consultants, Revenue Management & Innovation Manager. 

Tuition / Program Costs

FeesCanadian Citizen / Permanent Resident / Refugee / DiplomatInternational
Application Fee$143.00$143.00
Tuition *
Installments per year33
Tuition per installment$13,178.40$17,853.33
Program Fee$39,535.20$53,559.99
Int. Tuition Award (ITA) per year (if eligible) Not applicable
Other Fees and Costs
Student Fees (yearly)$930.14 (approx.)
Costs of living (yearly)starting at $16,884.10 (check cost calculator)
Deposit to accept offer (if admitted)
Deposit requirement$1000.00$1000.00
* Regular, full-time tuition. For on-leave, extension, continuing or part time (if applicable) fees see UBC Calendar.
All fees for the year are subject to adjustment and UBC reserves the right to change any fees without notice at any time, including tuition and student fees. Tuition fees are reviewed annually by the UBC Board of Governors. In recent years, tuition increases have been 2% for continuing domestic students and between 2% and 5% for continuing international students. New students may see higher increases in tuition. Admitted students who defer their admission are subject to the potentially higher tuition fees for incoming students effective at the later program start date. In case of a discrepancy between this webpage and the UBC Calendar, the UBC Calendar entry will be held to be correct.

Statistical Data

Enrolment Data

 20182017201620152014
Applications392189   
Offers11240   
New registrations5023   
Total enrolment5136   
Disclaimer
Admissions data refer to all UBC Vancouver applications, offers, new registrants for each year, May to April [data updated: 22 March 2019]. Enrolment data are based on March 1 snapshots.
 
 

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