Earn a bachelor’s and a master’s degree within five years through the Bachelor of Commerce + Master of Science in Management (with Research Project) (BCom + MSc MGT) accelerated program. Accelerate your learning and gain a unique academic background that enables you to stand out in the job market.

This program propels you into a project-based master’s by integrating two graduate courses during the last year of your bachelor’s. Get started on your research project in a familiar environment over the spring-summer term between your bachelor’s and master’s.

Building on your BCom degree, the MSc in Management with a Research Project gives you the opportunity to:

  • Conduct applied research in a specific area of concentration;
  • Use your advanced problem-solving skills to make an impact and inform practices within an organization dealing with similar challenges; and,
  • Work with internationally recognized supervisors to solve a concrete and crucial management challenge.’
  • Earn two degrees in a shorter amount of time by entering your MSc program full-time during the spring-summer bridge term.

Learn more about the MSc MGT

Program Structure

Years 1 & 2

20 Courses Towards Your BCom

Course sequence is based on your BCom option selection

Year 3

Fall Term

5 BCom Courses

Winter Term

5 BCom Courses

Recommended Course: ADM 3998

Year 4

Fall Term

3 BCom Courses

2 MSc Courses

MGT 5200
MGT 5300

Winter Term

5 BCom Courses

Formal Admission Offer

MSc Supervisor Matching & Project Topic Approval


Summer Term

MSc Research Project

Year 5

Fall Term

MSc Research Project

2 MSc Concentration Courses

Research Seminars

Winter Term

MSc Research Project

4 MSc Concentration Courses

Research Seminars

During your BCom:

  • We encourage you to take ADM 3998 (Applied Research in Management) as an elective in your third year.
  • You will take MGT 5300 (Foundations of Management) and MGT 5200 (Foundations of Quantitative Methods) as electives during the fall term of fourth year.
  • If you meet the admission criteria, you will receive a formal offer of admission to the MSc MGT program during the winter term of your fourth year. At that time, you also submit your project topic and are matched with a supervisor.

Completing your MSc MGT:

  • Once you’re matched with a supervisor, you will start your research project in the spring-summer term after your fourth year.
  • While taking courses during the fall and winter terms, you will continue to work on your research project and attend at least four research seminars.


Academic Requirements:

  • Have an 8.0 (A-) cumulative grade point average (CGPA), at the time you enroll in the graduate MSc courses: MGT 5200 and MGT 5300.
  • Achieve a minimum passing grade of 65% (C+) in each graduate-level course.

Admission Test:

  • If you maintain a CGPA equal to or above 8.0 (at the time of your assessment to continue with MSc MGT application) you don’t have to write either the GMAT or the GRE.

Personal Interview:

  • You may have to attend an interview with the Telfer Graduate Programs Office admission committee to assess whether the program is a good fit for you.


Future Students

Apply directly through the Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) to the Bachelor of Commerce + Master of Science in Management (Research Project) program.


Current Students

Contact the Telfer Student Services Centre to determine if you’re eligible and to coordinate a program change. Then if you’re admitted, the Graduate Programs Office will send you a formal offer of admission and match you with your MSc Research Project supervisor.

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