At our universities you will find the following typologies of Master’s and PhD Programs

Characteristics of Master’s Degrees  (MA, MSc, MBA)

  • Two types of Master’s programs
    • Thesis-based that include coursework + thesis defense.
    • Course-based (professional Master’s) that include coursework + final project.
  • Duration of Thesis- Based is normally 2 years.
  • Duration of Course-Based is between 1 to 2 years.
  • Requires an equivalent to a Canadian 4 years bachelor’s degree for admission.

Characteristics of Doctoral Degrees (PhD)

  • Normally research thesis-based.
  • Coursework + candidacy exam + thesis defense.
  • Duration: Normally 4 to 6 years.
  • Require a related master’s degree for entry.

For more information on how to apply see the Steps to Apply section.