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Master of Arts in Global Leadership

Canada

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What will I learn?

The Master of Arts in Global Leadership can help you develop your skills to tackle complex issues through collaboration, empathy, adaptability, community engagement and systems thinking.

You'll develop the capacity to lead yourself and others through an understanding of complex global systems. You'll be positioned for a market that requires global leadership capacity in a broad range of sectors.

Customize your learning with courses taught by experts in areas, such as conflict resolution, strategic planning, artificial intelligence, governance, community development, geopolitics, international politics, global civil society and gender.

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll have be able to apply practical tools and strategies to address current issues, challenges and opportunities related to global leadership. Your work will impact the wellbeing of communities and the planet.

In addition, you'll be able to do the following:

use tools you learn to improve your career versatility, resiliency and adaptability
apply sought after soft skills needed in the age of artificial intelligence
work with cross-cultural awareness in increasingly culturally-diverse environments
work effectively across teams
understand systems thinking and approaches important for 21st century complex challenges
lead change with knowledge of global socio-political and economic systems drivers

Which department am I in?

School of Leadership Studies

Study options

Full Time (24 months)

Tuition fees
CAN $35,508 for the entire program.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

Expected October 2023

Venue

Royal Roads University

2005 Sooke Road,

VICTORIA,

British Columbia (BC),

V9B 5Y2, Canada

Full Time (13 months)

Tuition fees
CAN $35,508 for the entire program.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected July 2023

Start date

Expected October 2023

Venue

Royal Roads University

2005 Sooke Road,

VICTORIA,

British Columbia (BC),

V9B 5Y2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree, preferably in a related field, from a recognized post-secondary institution, with a minimum B average. English Language Requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic 7.0 overall with a minimum 6.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 100 overall with a minimum 26 in writing and 23 in listening, reading and speaking; Pearson Test of English - Academic (PTE-A): 68 overall with a minimum 60 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

For international students

STANDARD ADMISSION

  • Four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution, with a minimum GPA of B (3.00/4.33).
  • A minimum of three years of general leadership* experience.
  • Demonstrate significant cross-cultural experience gained through travel or work.
  • Applicants who meet the degree requirement but who been away from academic writing for more than 10 years will normally be required to take the “Academic Writing and Critical Thinking” course offered through Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University, and must obtain a minimum B+ (77%), prior to commencing the program.

FLEXIBLE ADMISSION

Applicants who do not meet the Standard Admission Requirements will be considered for Flexible Admission and assessed as follows:

  • At least 10 years of professional experience, with three years of leadership* experience.
  • Demonstrate significant cross-cultural experience gained through travel or work.
  • Applicants who are assessed under Flexible Admission, including those who meet the degree requirement, but not the GPA, will normally be required to take the “Academic Writing and Critical Thinking” course offered through Continuing Studies at Royal Roads University, and must obtain a minimum B+ (77%), prior to commencing the program.

English Language Requirements:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic 6.5 overall with a minimum 6.5 in writing and speaking and 6.0 in listening and reading
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT 88 overall with a minimum 24 in writing and 20 in listening, reading and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English – Academic (PTE-A): 60 overall with a minimum 60 in writing and speaking and 58 minimum in listening and reading

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Royal Roads University

Based in one of Canada’s most beautiful national historic sites, Royal Roads University (RRU) has been educating students for more than 80 years.

  • Cohort teaching model that encourages collaboration
  • 108 nationalities studying on campus
  • Experience-led courses to promote real-world skills
  • Very well-equipped for online learning

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