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Admission requirements

Academic

  • A bachelor's degree in science, engineering, business or economics from a recognizable university or institution
  • Minimum grade of B (3.0/4.3)
  • Minimum GMAT of 600 or GRE of 300 and strong recognized quantitative background
  • Computer programming skills are preferred
  • Successful completion of a university-level economics course

English proficiency

Applicants whose primary language is not English, or whose previous education was conducted in another language, must submit evidence of satisfactory completion of a standardized English test. A minimum score of 92/120 (Internet based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a minimum score of 7/9 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is required.

Documents

The following documents will be required:

  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official GMAT result (minimum score of 600) or the corresponding GRE result. The GMAT can be waived if certain criteria are met; inquire at the MBA office about this.
  • An official TOEFL (minimum score 92/120) or IELST result (minimum score of 7/9)
  • Detailed resume of academic studies, work experience, and computing skills and experience
  • Three reference letters

Deadline: March 31, for August start.

NOTE: Admission to the Master in Quantitative Investment Management Program is competitive. Meeting all of the requirments does not guarantee admission.

For more information on the Master in Quantitative Investment Management program, contact us at mqim@unb.ca or 506-453-4766.