Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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Global Business Management

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Faculty:School of Business
Field of Study:International Business/Trade/Commerce
Cost per year:*
National: $12,743
International: $22,754

Cost shown is for two semesters and includes fees.


The Global Business Management program is designed for individuals that want to actively and constructively participate in global business opportunities and challenges. Whether the participants have industry experience or are starting their career in industry, the program is designed to prepare them to successfully address supervisory and managerial needs in a business environment. The Global Business Management program consists of six general core courses (21 credits). Following those courses, students complete five specialty courses (15 credits) including a graduate experience practicum.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
  • Portfolio
In addition to the Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply: successful completion of a recognized undergraduate or graduate degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.67 (applicants with an equivalent combination of education and relevant professional experience may be considered for the program); a statement of intent in the program, including relevant studies and work experience. This statement should be 800 – 1000 words and cover the following: intellectual and creative interests, personal goals related to the program, how one's background contributes to the program, self-assessment of emotional intelligence with applied examples, highlight interests in community involvement, and two professional references stating suitability for the program.

All applicants are assessed by an admissions committee for maturity, fit to the academic program, educational background, and work experience, using the statement of intent and references. Applicants may also be interviewed by a member of the Admissions Committee as part of the application screening process. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission into the program. For further details about the statement of intent, including submission specifics, visit the department's website at:

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 02, 2022