Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, British Columbia, CA
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
**Academic Requirement at Undergraduate level for students with British Qualifications stay the same regardless of the Student's country of residence.
Work experience in relevant field, Statement of Intent, 2 reference letters- One from an employer (current or past) and one from an educator, Detailed CV, Academic transcripts.
About The Program
About The University
May Sep Jan
Min IELTS overall: 7.0 (Min Reading: 6.5, Min Writing: 6.5, Min Listening: 6.5, Min Speaking: 6.5)
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International students at TRU are eligible to be considered for all merit based awards (scholarships, awards, fellowships, & prizes). These awards are made on the basis of individual achievements such as academic, athletic, artistic or other accomplishments, and financial need is not a factor. To apply for merit based awards, submit an Online Awards Application through your myTRU account by the third Friday of each September.
The MBA focuses on producing managers and leaders who can meet these challenges with emphasis on decision making in an uncertain environment, interpersonal and communication skills, ethics and social responsibility, and globalization. An MBA can give you broad-based management skills to advance to leadership roles. It can help you accelerate your career advancement or start your own businesses. Or it can help you gain the skills needed to confidently assume leadership roles and to gain a better understanding of complex situations and decisions.
Thompson Rivers University (commonly referred to as TRU) is a public teaching and research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees and vocational training. Its main campus is in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, and its name comes from the two rivers which converge in Kamloops, the North Thompson and South Thompson. The university has a satellite campus in Williams Lake, BC and a distance education division called TRU-Open Learning. It also has several international partnerships through its TRU World division.
TRU offers 140 on-campus programs and approximately 60 online or distance programs through the Open Learning division, including trades apprenticeships, vocational certificates and diplomas, bachelor's and master's degrees and law.
Kamloops, the largest population centre in the regions now known as the Thompson-Okanagan and Cariboo-Chilcotin, was chosen by the BC provincial government as the site for one of several new two-year regional colleges to provide academic and vocational programs outside the urban centres served by the province's three universities. The Province founded Cariboo College in 1970, and classes for 367 full-time and 200 part-time students began in September, 1970, initially out of the Kamloops Indian Residential School facilities.
TRU offers 140 on-campus programs, and about 60 distance or online programs through its Open Learning Division, in the following faculties and schools:
Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism
Faculty of Arts
School of Business and Economics
Faculty of Education and Social Work
Faculty of Law
School of Nursing
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Student Development
School of Trades and Technology
TRU also has two divisions: Open Learning, offering distance, online and blended learning options to students in all faculties and schools; and TRU World, serving international and study abroad students.
TRU's academic vision is guided by the Academic Plan: Access to Excellence (2011).