Program Information

School: Saint Mary’s University
Faculty: Sobey School of Business
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study: International Business/Trade/Commerce
Description: Even small local businesses must compete with imports and be prepared to look for markets beyond their national boundaries. To survive in this international arena, you need not only astute business sense, but also an understanding of other languages and cultures. The global business management major, unique in its broad interdisciplinary outlook, prepares you for opportunities in international business at home or abroad.

The Sobey School of Business offers cooperative education options to the Bachelor of Commerce program. Cooperative education is a dynamic approach to university education which integrates academic classroom studies with related practical work experiences outside the formal university environment. The principle upon which this concept is based is that learning and individual development are greatly enhanced when the concepts studied in the classroom are periodically applied, tested and observed by the students in meaningful work situations. Through this program, participating businesses have an excellent opportunity to observe and influence the education of bright enthusiastic students. They also benefit from the access gained to university faculty and expertise, while university faculty and students become aware of the concerns of business and the varied problems which they face.

URL: Global Business Management at Saint Mary’s University
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

There is an additional fee for Co-operative Education ($489.70 per work term for Nova Scotia residents and $618.00 per work term for out-of-province Canadians).

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Advanced Math/Intro to Calculus  or  Grade12 Calculus  or  Grade12 Precalculus 

Three additional academic Grade 12 courses are also required.

Test Scores:

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80]

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that you have the English language skills necessary to be successful in Saint Mary’s University degree programs.