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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Admission Requirements 

  • Four-year undergraduate degree in business, economics, or a quantitative discipline (e.g. mathematics, statistics, actuarial sciences, physics, chemistry, life sciences, engineering sciences, etc.).
  • Minimum overall GPA of B+ in final two years.
  • One course in both calculus and statistics with a minimum B+.
  • Official transcripts.
  • One Writing Sample (2-3 pages) – Sample can be an academic or professional piece from any major or concentration, but must be written entirely by the applicant.
  • Two letters of reference – at least one academic.
  • An in-person or phone interview may also be required.
  • Applicants with experience: Alternative admission requirements are available to prospective students with extensive and relevant work experience.
  • International applicants: Evidence of proficiency in both written and oral English is required for applicants whose native language is not English; minimum TOEFL of 100 or IELTS of 7.

How to Apply 

Domestic applications are due August 15 and international applications are due March 31. We will continue to take strong applications until the program is full.

Your application should be complete (OUAC application completed and supplemental documents and references submitted) by this date. This process normally takes at least two weeks. Please apply through OUAC early.

After you have submitted your OUAC application, paid the non-refundable application fee, and Laurier has received your application, you'll receive an email from  gradadmissions@wlu.ca advising you to upload the additional required documentation to Laurier’s Online Viewing system.

Application Checklist 

To apply to our MSc in Management program, you must include:

  • The Application Summary, which is generated after you complete your OUAC application (log into OUAC to retrieve it).
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
  • A completed statement of intent.
  • A résumé of your academic and work experience. Include a history of your publication and scholarly paper activity and any other information you feel will interest the admissions committee.
  • Completed reference forms. Reference forms are electronically submitted to Laurier by the reference and do not need to be uploaded.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores (if your native language is not English and you did not complete your most recent degree in English medium).


Important Dates

  • November 2019: Application Portal now open for September 2020 Intake
  • March 31, 2020: First Consideration Deadline

Contact Us

Jennifer Adamthwaite
Support Staff
E: jadamthwaite@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x2294

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