UBC B+MM Dual Degree

Overview

Turn your passions into a profession

Being a B+MM Dual Degree student not only means you’ll graduate with two degrees; you’ll also be at the nexus of learning cutting-edge business at one of the world’s most vibrant university campuses. 

Being a student of two faculties with the B+MM Dual Degree means you’ll gain twice the exceptional teaching and valuable learning experiences, such as access to practical work experience, networking, leadership skills development and study abroad opportunities. You’ll also work with other top students from across campus, who come from all diverse corners of the world.

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Why choose the UBC B+MM

What you will learn

Key business topics

The world is changing, and it’s changing quickly. Employers in all fields, from research-based settings to arts-centered institutions, are consistently saying they need employees with business skills. With the UBC B+MM Dual Degree, you’ll take a variety of Commerce courses that will teach you how to market your ideas, understand how to deliver products and services, and effectively build a successful career with practical knowledge. Topics include:

  • Marketing
  • Introductory Finance
  • Fundamentals in Entrepreneurship
  • Two-Party Negotiations
  • Commercial Law
  • Ethics & Sustainability
  • Leading Teams
  • Project Management

Real world experience

The Community Business Project allows you to engage, collaborate and network with local businesses on group projects as you apply your classroom knowledge to real-world scenarios. The Community Business Project is a 1.5 credit course that provides an opportunity for you to put your business skills to work on community-enhancing projects such as business planning, market expansion, community planning, and environmental sustainability initiatives. This section of the program gives you the real-world, practical business experience you need to make employers sit up and take notice.

 

Industry application

Your capstone is a three-day business simulation where you will implement your  knowledge and leadership abilities to solve a significant business challenge.  This is an invaluable opportunity for MM students to use the theoretical and applied learning they've gained in the past nine months, preparing them for any industry.

UBC B+MM, MM or MBA?

UBC B+MM

UBC MM Classic

MBA

Previous work experience

Not required; direct entry from high school, 1st or 2nd year in your Bachelor’s degree

Not required; direct entry from Bachelor’s degree

Required. Typically 5+ years of full-time professional work experience acquired after a Bachelor’s degree

Timing & age

You will take 6 commerce courses during your undergraduate years and begin the MM component after completion of Bachelor’s degree. Typically at 22 or 23 years of age when starting the MM component. 

You can begin the MM directly after completion of Bachelor’s degree. Typically at 22 or 23 years of age

Average age of students is 28-30

Length of program*

1st year entry: 4.5 years

2nd year entry: 3.5 years

3rd year entry: 2.5 years

9 months

1-2 years

Program content

Broad-based management education including topics on all major business functions

Broad-based management education including topics on all major business functions

Introduction to all major business functions plus the ability to specialize / major in a specific area

Employment outcomes

Based on Bachelor’s and MM degree. Typically entry-level management positions in a broad range of business fields

Based on Bachelor’s and MM degree. Typically entry-level management positions in a broad range of business fields

Based on professional work experience of 5+ years and MBA degree. Typically senior-level management positions

*For B+MM Students, graduation times vary depending on faculty and opportunities such as exchange and co-op.

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