Toronto, OntarioLocation
    CollegeSchool type
    EStd 1967established year

    Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Financial Services)

    4 years
    full time
    honours, co-op & on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $ 13,642 

    1st Year

    International Student Tution

    Program Description

    • 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.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 60376 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakewinter (Deadline - June 19)
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Jan 30)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL,PTE
    Program URL

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • 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.

    Application Deadline

    Event Start Date End Date
    winter Apr 5, 2021 Jun 19, 2021
    fall Dec 14, 2020 Jan 30, 2021

    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in


    84 / 120

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    60 / 90

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fee$13642$13642$13642$13642
    Books and Supplies$900$900$900$900
    Health Insurance$552$552$552$552
    Total Fees$15094$15094$15094$15094

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Living Expenses$ 7965

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$ 150YesN/A
    Jared J. Davis Grant$ 1000YesN/A
    Microsoft Tuition ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship$ 1385YesApr 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.

    Work Study

    • 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

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