Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Financial Services)
Field of Study
International Student Tution
- The Honours BCom in Financial Service at George Brown College is offered as a 4 years (8 semesters) business degree program.
- This course is offered on a full-time basis and part-time studies are not available for this program.
- After the first year of studies, students can choose from either the Accounting or financial planning.
- The co-op experience usually occurs between the 6th and 7th semesters if taken in one block and all 420 hours must be completed before the seventh semester.
- Students are seeking a career as a professional accountant or a financial planner, this program provides the skills, knowledge, and real-world experience to help career succeed.
- The program includes:
- Accounting, banking management, administration, and financial planning theory, as well as the practice of applying concepts in the real world.
- A state-of-the-art facility that includes network-ready wireless classrooms and study areas.
- A curriculum that is current and has been developed with input from industry partners, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, and the Financial Planners Standards Council.
- The student to faculty ratio at the college of this program is 19:1.
- Students must successfully complete 41 courses and 1 integrated work experience in order to complete their degree.
- The cost of the work experience preparation course and the work experience semester are included in the first-year tuition.
- This program is approved for OSAP (Ontario Student Assistance Program) funding, provided the applicants to meet OSAP eligibility criteria.
- In addition to on-the-job work experience, George Brown College endeavors to provide field education opportunities with real-world challenges and clients.
- The average salary goes up to 38,250 USD after completing this program.
|Degree Type Offered||Bachelor|
|Fees||$ 60376 for 4 years|
|Delivery Type||full time|
|Admission Intake||winter (Deadline - June 19)|
|Admission Intake||fall (Deadline - Jan 30)|
Eligibility & Entry Requirement
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma with six Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses.
- A grade of at least 60% in all prerequisite courses (English and Maths).
- Must be graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
- Students may also be able to meet English proficiency requirements by completing the appropriate ESL(English as a second language) level at one of the college language school partners.
Work Experience Eligibility:
- Work experience is required as part of this program.
- A work-integrated learning experience that amounts to no less than 14 weeks of full-time equivalent work.
- Work Experience offers the opportunity to:
- Students are also strongly encouraged to pursue self-directed industry work experience opportunities and believe would provide the learning experiences value and meet the learning outcomes of the program.
- Students must successfully complete 41 courses and one Integrated Work Experience in order to complete their degree.
Indian Student Eligibility:
Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria
- Students must be graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
- Minimum 5 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 65% and no course less than 60%.
- If Math was not taken in 12th Grade, Mathematics from Grade 10 or 11 (or from any post-secondary courses taken) may be considered if the grade is at 70% or higher.
- For some degree programs, minimum grades in Grade 12 Science courses are also required.
- Students have to submit the All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE) or Indian School Certificate (ISC) or Year 10+2 State Board certificate.
Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/any equivalent test to get admission to this program.
Required Document List
Required Documents are:
- 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.
- Academic Documents: Students have to submit marks sheets and certificates of secondary (10) and senior secondary school (+2).
- Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
- Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
- ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.
- NOTE: University does not accept study gaps of more than 5 years.
|Event||Start Date||End Date|
|winter||Apr 5, 2021||Jun 19, 2021|
|fall||Dec 14, 2020||Jan 30, 2021|
Fees & Funding
Tution & Application Fees
|Year||Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
|Books and Supplies||$900||$900||$900||$900|
|Head||Avg Cost Per Year|
|Living Expenses||$ 7965|
Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids
|Name||Amount||International Students Eligible||Application Deadline|
|Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program||$ 150||Yes||N/A|
|Jared J. Davis Grant||$ 1000||Yes||N/A|
|Microsoft Tuition Scholarship||Variable||Yes||N/A|
|Debesh Kamal Scholarship||$ 1385||Yes||Apr 30, 2020|
VISA & Work Study
- International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
- A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
- The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
- Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
- The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
- In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
- A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
- The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
- Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
- Proof of identity
- Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.
- The George Brown College Work-Study Program provides students with part-time employment opportunities throughout the college.
- Students can gain valuable experience working up to 15 hours a week at minimum wage.
- Students locate their own job with any of the on-campus departments (for example athletics, academic departments, library, etc.).
Career and Placement after Course
Graduates of the program have found employment as:
- Analyst, International Tax
- Supervisor, Accounts Payable
- Senior Accounting Clerk
- Client Portfolio Analyst
- Senior Financial Analyst
- Financial Officer
- Assistant Portfolio Manager