Master of Marketing (MMKG) Admission Requirements

Requirement Checklist

The general admission requirements for the MMKG are listed below. Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission, as space in each program is limited. A holistic approach is taken during the application review process and all components of the application are thoroughly reviewed.

  1. An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with a minimum B+ average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.
    • Applicants with 3-year degrees may be considered for admission with one year of work experience.
  2. A minimum one year of full-time work experience is strongly recommended for applicants who do not hold an undergraduate or masters level degree in business (e.g., BBA, BCommerce, MBA). For applicants who hold a degree in business, work experience is recommended but not required.
    • One year of full-time, post-graduate work experience is required for applicants holding 3-year degrees.
  3. Completion of the online application which requires:
    1. Essays (2 written, 1 timed written2 video)
    2. An up-to-date resume
    3. Two references, one of which must be from a professor.
    4. Unofficial copies of transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions*

    *Official copies of transcripts will be required if an applicant receives an offer to the program

    Applicants are NOT required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).


  4.  Proof of English language proficiency if studies were not completed in English.
Accepted Tests Minimum Score
IELTS (Academic Test) 7.0 overall (minimum 6.5 on each dimension)
TOEFL  100 iBT (minimum 23 on each dimension)
Schulich’s TOEFL code is B710 with Department Code 02


  • Applicants who have completed at least two years of full-time study at an accredited university in a country (or institution) where English is the official language of instruction are not required to submit an English proficiency test.

For more information please see our Application Tips.


The Master of Marketing is offered on a full-time basis only. Full time studies start in September. We are still accepting applications for September 2024.

Entry Round 1 Round 2* Round 3 Round 4**
September 2024 September 27, 2023 January 5, 2024 March 27, 2024 June 12, 2024

*International students are strongly encouraged to apply by the Round 2 deadline. Please keep in mind that you must have enough time to apply for a study permit if you are given an offer.

** Late applications may be accepted pending space availability.

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Please note: Responses from referees can be completed after the application has been submitted.

Students may only submit a single application. Students are not permitted to apply in multiple rounds or to multiple programs.