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YORK UNIVERSITY - [YU], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1959Established Year
  52300Enrollment

Master of Accounting [M.Acc]

 8 months
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Schulich School of Business

$ 40,380 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Master of Accounting at York University is offered as a 1-year teaching program.
  • It is an on-course program offered on a full-time basis comprised of 42.00 credits of courses.
  • This program is an academically rigorous and highly intensive full-time program designed to prepare students for a career in professional accountancy.
  • It is structured to prepare its graduates for the complex field of accounting while fast-tracking them through CPA Ontario’s Professional Education Program.
  • Students entering the MAcc with a non-CPA stream Business/Commerce undergraduate degree may continue with the MAcc after completing the 1st term of the Diploma in Intermediate Accounting (DIAc).
  • Successful graduates of the program possess in-depth knowledge in all sub-disciplines that constitute the broad field of accounting and will have also deepened their expertise in two of the program’s areas of specialized electives:
    • Tax
    • Assurance
    • Performance management
    • Finance
  • Students earn a master’s degree in eight months while completing an optional internship in the last semester, and sit for their CPA Common Final Examination (CFE) upon graduation.
  • This program is accredited by CPA Ontario (Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario) and the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)
  • Schulich's Accounting faculty have been consistently recognized for their teaching excellence, with several faculty members nominated for the prestigious Seymour Schulich teaching awards each year.
  • The average salary goes up to 54,000 USD.

Graduation Requirements:

To graduate, a student must achieve an overall GPA of at least 4.40. Students must complete the following to be eligible to graduate from the program:

  • 33.00 credits of Core Courses
  • 12.00 credits of Elective Courses

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration8 months
Fees$ 40,380 for 8 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Round 1 (Deadline - Aug 13)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGMAT,GRE
Offered bySchulich School of Business
Program Urlhttp://schulich.yorku.ca/programs/macc/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students with a 4-year non-Canadian or non-business degree must first complete the Diploma in Intermediate Accounting (DIAc), which is an 8-month graduate diploma program.
  • If students complete the DIAc with a B average and no grade lower than C, students would be eligible to continue on to the Master of Accounting program, entering Term 2.
  • Students holding a 4-year business degree from a Canadian institution are eligible to apply for direct entry to this program, which is 12 months in duration beginning in the fall term (September each year).
  • Students secure a minimum B average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.
  • The prerequisite courses, taken at the undergraduate level, in:
    • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics
    • Statistics/Quantitative Methods
    • Corporate Finance
    • Canadian Business Law
    • Information Systems
    • Introduction to Financial Accounting
    • Introduction to Management Accounting
    • Intermediate Financial Accounting 

    Work Experience Eligibility:

    Post-degree work experience is recommended but not required.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.

    Submission of GRE/GMAT scores is compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum GRE score for better a chance of admission.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

    The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem…. Read More


    Required Document List

    Following Documents are required to attend this program:

    • Online application form: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
    • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
    • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
    • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
    • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
    • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
    • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


    Application Deadline

    Round 1
    Aug 13

    Round 2
    Oct 15

    Round 3
    Nov 30


    Scores Required

    100 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    7.0 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    550 / 800

    Avg. Score in

    GMAT

    309 / 340

    Avg. Score in

    GRE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition fees$40380

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 4,441
    Food$ 3,750

    Ranking

    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #51/ 300

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    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
    JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
    Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
    Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
    FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
    Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
    Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
    Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
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    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • A Student VISA authorizes students to study in Canada legally.
    • International students will receive their Student VISA in the form of a paper document which will usually be attached to the passport at the Canadian port of entry.
    • Temporary Resident Visas (TRVs), commonly called Entry Visas, are to be obtained by foreign nationals who require visas to enter Canada, while Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) allows foreign nationals from visa-exempted countries to enter Canada without a visa.

    Work Study

    Eligibility:

    • The student must have a valid study permit for the period of employment.
    • He/She should meet the specific skills and experience requirements set by the sponsoring department.

    Restrictions:

    • All students are permitted to accept one Work-Study position only per program period.
    • Non-degree students (i.e. visiting students, students on a LOP) are not eligible for Work-Study.
    • Students are not eligible to hold a work-study position in the same term in which they are holding an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (or equivalent).

    Salary Rate:

    • Hourly rates vary with the nature of the job, the scope of responsibilities, and work experience.
    • The salary range will be indicated on the job posting and/or students will be advised by the employer during the interview.
    • Work/study students are paid by their hiring department through York's payroll system.
    • Student Financial Services does not pay students and cannot make adjustments to pay.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Possible career opportunities are:

    • Finance Managers
    • Financial Controllers
    • Financial Advisors
    • Directors (Finance)
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • Chief Financial Officer
    • Chartered Management Accountant
    • Company Secretary



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