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Master of Science in Marketing (MSc)

Admission requirements

Academic credentials

  • Undergraduate degree in any discipline with minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Depending on background, non-commerce applicants may be required to take supplemental courses*
    • Students applying from Canadian universities must have maintained at least a 3.0 average for their final two years of studies. Students from other countries must, in their final two years, have obtained the equivalent, from an accredited university.
    • See a listing of international equivalencies
  • GMAT score of 580 or better. (The online live-proctored GMAT exam available at is also acceptable)
  • A student whose primary language is not English must write a pre-admissions English proficiency test (TOEFL iBT minimum score 95 or IELTS (Academic) minimum score 7.0 and no part under 6.5) if not exempted as indicated below. 
    • Test results must be reported directly to the Admissions Application Centre by the test centre. Results more than two years old will not be accepted as proof of language proficiency.
    • Exemptions:
      • Quebec applicants who have completed a Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) and a university degree in Quebec;
      • A minimum of three full years of study at the undergraduate or graduate level at an accredited university in one of the following countries.

Non-commerce students

Depending on background, non-commerce students may be asked to take one or more supplemental courses. The following courses have been commonly recommended for such students in the past:

Additionally, all students are expected to have basic statistics background. If they don’t, they may be asked to take a supplemental statistics course. View more information regarding the required statistics background.

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