Management

Why Management @ Memorial?

MSc – Memorial University is the only university in Atlantic Canada to offer a master’s degree in management. Offered at the Faculty of Business Administration, this research-focused program allows students to develop rigorous research skills and a versatile skillset that offers a number of options in academia and public or private industry upon graduation. It is also ideal for those students wishing to pursue doctoral studies in management. For more information regarding this program visit the Faculty of Business Administration website.

PhD – The degree of doctor of philosophy in management is offered at the Faculty of Business Administration where students have the opportunity to collaborate with world-class researchers and engage in a stimulating and supportive intellectual environment. This program is designed to prepare students for research and teaching careers in academia as well as for research-oriented positions in industry. For more information regarding this program visit the Faculty of Business Administration website.

Description of program

  • MSc – Memorial’s MSc is a two-year, thesis-based program that offers concentrations in one of four main areas of management: general management, information systems (IS), operations management (OM), and organizational behavior (OB)/human resource (HR) management. Students complete one year of coursework that exposes them to innovative research and practices in their selected area of study and prepares them to undertake independent, original research as part of a thesis research project in the second year.
  • PhD – The PhD program is a four-year, full-time program that offers concentrations in one of four main areas of management:
    general management, information systems (IS), operations management (OM), and organizational behavior (OB)/human resource (HR) management. The program involves coursework, a comprehensive exam and a thesis that exposes students to state-of-the-art research in their selected area of study and prepares them to undertake independent, original research during the dissertation stage.

Faculty supervisors

It is not necessary to secure a supervisor prior to applying. In fact, students are typically aligned with supervisors during their first year of study. However, graduate applicants interested in research-based programs are encouraged to identify a potential faculty supervisor prior to submitting an application. Statement of Interest Question 1 in your online application is your opportunity to clearly and strongly articulate your research interest and to identify at least one faculty member whose research interest matches your own. To learn more about our faculty members’ research interests and contact information, please visit Faculty of Business Administration.

Minimum admission requirements:

  • MSc - Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of study as well as a minimum GMAT score of 600. A minimum GRE score of 302 will be accepted in lieu of GMAT scores. Minimum TOEFL scores are: 580 for the paper-based test; 237 on the computer-based test; or 92 on the Internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is an overall band score of 7.0.
  • PhD – Master’s degree in an appropriate area of study as well as a minimum GMAT score of 600. A minimum GRE score of 302 will be accepted in lieu of GMAT scores. Minimum TOEFL scores are: 580 for the paper-based test; 237 on the computer-based test; or 92 on the Internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is an overall band score of 7.0.

 Note: All figures are in Canadian dollars and subject to change. Students are responsible for being aware of all fees and charges, by referring to the Financial and Administrative Services website, and applicable deadlines, by referring to the University Calendar.

Program Information
Degrees Offered:

MSc, PhD

Routes:

thesis

Duration:

MSc: 2 years
PhD: 4 years

Campus:

St. John's

Application Deadline:

December 1 for Fall admission

Funding:

MSc: $4,000
PhD: $15,000

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Tuition (NL students):

MSc: $635-$953/semester
PhD: $888/semester

Tuition (Other Canadian students):

MSc: $826-$1,239/semester
PhD: $1,154/semester

Tuition (International students):

MSc: $1,074-$1,611/semester
PhD: $1,499/semester

Please Note:

In addition to the regular tuition fee, a special fee is applicable for the MSc and PhD. For information regarding special fees, please view the Minimum Expense form.

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