At a glance:

Minimum admission requirements

  • Students from a wide variety of backgrounds are welcome.
  • Successful completion of a four-year Honours Degree, or equivalent, with at least a 75% average is required or a three-year Degree, or equivalent, with at least a 75% average, 8 years of Canadian tax-related work experience showing career advancement and a Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of at least 550, or equivalent Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score using ETS's GRE Comparison Table for Business Schools.
  • A one page statement detailing your interest in the Master of Taxation program.
  • Students will be assessed by an Admissions Committee. Students who are lacking the necessary fundamentals of Canadian income taxation and accounting to begin work in the tax field will be required to successfully complete TAX 600 Introductory Tax and Accounting for MTax Students, a course covering these areas.
  • An interview may also be required.
  • GMAT may be required.
  • Two references, at least academic
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25, IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • Canadian and permanent resident students, $2,767.00 per course tuition and $215.80 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • International students, $4,723.00 per course tuition and $427.80 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • Study and living costs

Application deadlines

  • April 1, 2020 (for admission in September 2020)