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    University Of Waterloo - [UWaterloo], Waterloo, Ontario - Programs And Fees

    Waterloo, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1957established year
    35156enrollment
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    Master of Accounting [M.Acc] (Accounting)

    2 years
    full time
    English
    honours & on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $17,708 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Successful completion of any of the following four-year Honours undergraduate degrees with at least a 75% average across all courses taken in the last three years:
      • Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management
      • Bachelor of Math/Chartered Professional Accountancy Studies
      • Bachelor of Science/Chartered Professional Accountancy Studies

    Course Completion:

    • Completion of the following set of Accounting and Financial Management (AFM) courses with at least a 75% average across all courses, calculated using the grade from the first attempt at a course in the case of repeated courses:
      • Connections to Ethical Context
      • Accounting Information Systems
      • Audit Strategy
      • Taxation 1
      • Taxation 2.., etc.

    Program Description

    • The Master of Accounting at the University of Waterloo(UWaterloo) is a 2-year program.
    • This is a full-time on-campus program that only runs in the winter season in Canada.
    • The students can select any one of the following options in this program:
      • Research Paper option
      • Coursework option
    • This program is accredited by Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Canada, so students who successfully complete the program, including all CPA requirements, are exempt from all 6 modules of the CPA Professional Education Program and may proceed directly to the Common Final Examination (CFE).
    • Some of the courses taught in this program are:
      • Statutory Interpretation
      • International Tax
      • Business Valuation
      • Public accounting practice.., etc.
    • The student to faculty ratio in this program is 23:1 which makes it easy for students to interact with faculty.
    • The female to male ratio in this program is 47:53 which shows equality. 
    • The careers to follow after graduation are:
      • Forensic accountants
      • CPAs,
      • Controllers
      • Certified internal auditors.., etc.
    • The average salary of the students after getting placed is 58,470 CAD.


    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration2 years
    Fees45874 for 2 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Jan 15)
    Admission IntakeDocument Submission (Deadline - Feb 19)
    Admission IntakeFees Due (Fall) (Deadline - Aug 24)
    Admission IntakeFees Due (Winter) (Deadline - Dec 14)
    Admission IntakeFees Due (Summer) (Deadline - Apr 25)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Program URLhttps://uwaterloo.ca/graduate-studies-academic-calendar/arts/school-accounting-and-finance/master-acco...

    Required Document List

    Followings are the required documents:

    • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
    • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
    • Reference Letter:  Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
    • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest, and other relevant application material.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Jan 15, 2022
    Document Submission Feb 19, 2022
    Fees Due (Fall) Aug 24, 2021
    Fees Due (Winter) Dec 14, 2021
    Fees Due (Summer) Apr 25, 2022

    Closed for application.


    Scores Required

    100 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    7.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    68 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition Fee$17708$17708
    Books and Supplies$1580$1580
    Other Fees$3649$3649
    Total Fees$22937$22937

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$7200
    Food$2118

    Ranking

    QS World University

    QS World University 2020

    Ranked #101 / 300

    Accounting [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Waterloo Graduate Scholarship$719YesN/A
    QNX Graduate Scholarship$10434YesN/A
    University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship$710YesN/A
    Ontario Graduate Scholarship$10847YesN/A

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
    • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
    • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
      • Application for Study Permit
      • Letter of acceptance.
      • Proof of financial support.
      • Passport photos.
      • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
      • Visa to study or work in the country.
      • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

    Work Study

    • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
    • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    • The careers to follow after graduation are:
      • Forensic accountants
      • CPAs,
      • Controllers
      • Certified internal auditors.., etc.
    • The average salary of the students after getting placed is 58,470 CAD.


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