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Graduate Preparation Program (GPP) Diploma:

Program Description:

The Graduate Preparation Program (GPP) is an intensive 8 month program that specifically targets the language and academic skills that students need to be successful graduate students in Canada. There are two pathway options for GPP: 

The MBA Pathway Option:
This option is for students interested in the University of Guelph MBA Programs. The GPP MBA Pathway applicants must fill out two applications: one for the GPP MBA as well as one for the MBA program. Successful applicants will receive letters of acceptance to the MBA program conditional upon successful completion of the GPP (MBA Pathway) Diploma and the submission of a minimum 550 GMAT score.

simple graphic showing MBA pathway

The General Pathway Option:
This option is for students interested in applying for any graduate program in Canada.  Students who complete this program will receive a GPP Diploma (General Pathway).

Completion of the GPP General Pathway does not guarantee admission to the University of Guelph or other degree programs.  Admission to graduate programs is determined by The Office of Graduate Studies. For more information visit: http://www.uoguelph.ca/registrar/graduatestudies


For more information on GPP Pathways Programs please contact:

University of Guelph China Application Centre: capc@uoguelph.ca

For more information on the University of Guelph MBA Programs please contact:
https://www.uoguelph.ca/business/ma-leadership/contact-us

 

Courses:
In order to receive the GPP Diploma, students must complete all of the core courses, as well as the specific courses for their chosen pathway.

 
GPP Courses
Advanced Grammar Writing at the Graduate Level
Advanced Listening Critical Analysis
Advanced Reading Critical Listening and Speaking
Advanced Speaking Business Communications
Advanced Writing GMAT Test Preparation
MBA Courses
http://www.uoguelph.ca/business/mba

Entry Requirements:

GPP MBA Pathway Entry requirements

1. Students must meet all academic requirements for admission to the MBA Programs except:

  • IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 80
    • No GMAT score is required. However a minimum 550 GMAT score is required in order to transition to a MBA program.
      • An admission interview may be required

        2. Candidates should hold a 4 year bachelor's degree from a recognised university with a B average (80% /3.0 GPA)

        3. Work experience is an asset but not required

        General Pathway Entry Requirements

        • A four-year bachelor degree from a recognized university with a B average or higher and a serious commitment to enrol in graduate studies
        • A minimum of IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL iBT 46.  This is equivalent to an Intermediate level of English.  Students who enter with an Intermediate level of English will need to complete the English Language Certificate Program Advanced level before moving on to the GPP courses. This may take more than 14 weeks depending on the individual student’s level of proficiency.
           

        Contact information:

        University of Guelph China Application Centre: capc@uoguelph.ca

        For more information on the MBA Programs please contact:
        https://www.uoguelph.ca/business/ma-leadership/contact-us

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