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The IMBA Experience

With a reputation for academic excellence, UBC attracts students from across Canada and around the world. As a UBC IMBA student, you will value the close interaction with your professors that comes with our small classes. UBC IMBA students gain both essential business knowledge and practical, relevant management skills to enhance your abilities to manage, motivate, innovate, and lead. 

The program prepares you to interact comfortably in the East and the West and to succeed in today’s highly competitive global economy.


imba"Not only do you get a degree from one of the most prestigious business schools in the world, you also gain critical business knowledge and access to a global network."
- Brian Xu, UBC IMBA Class of 2008
Vice President, Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia. 





UBC IMBA Class of 2018 Profile*

Class Statistics
Average age 32
Average work experience
8 years
Male/Female %
50% / 50%
Chinese Nationality/International Nationality
82% / 18%
Undergraduate Major
Humanities
29%
Science
21%
Engineering
15%
Management
10%
Economics
6%
Medicine
5%
Social Science
3%
Accounting
3%
Business 3%
Law
3%
Work Experience by Industry
Manufacturing
29%
Health Care
21%
Financial Services
15%
Professional Services
9%
Food & Beverage
9%
Media
9%
Retail
6%
Hospitality & Tourism
2%
* Data per the May 2016 entering class