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DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY - [DAL], HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA - PROGRAMS

Halifax, Nova ScotiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1818Established Year
  19000Enrollment

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accounting)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

Field of Study

$ 17,717 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus, co-op program offered on a full-time basis.
  • In this program, students will learn the judgment and technical skills needed for external financial reporting and developing internal information used for management planning and control.
  • An average of B- between COMM 1101 (Intro to Accounting I - Financial) and COMM 1102 (Intro to Accounting II - Managerial) is required in order to major in Accounting.
  • Students have to complete the core courses in accounting, finance, marketing, statistics, and organizational behavior and students also have to complete these six additional courses:
    • Intermediate Financial Accounting I
    • Intermediate Financial Accounting II
    • External Auditing
    • Cost Management
    • Advanced Topics in Accounting I
    • Taxation 1
  • Accounting majors will often continue their studies after graduation and complete a professional designation (CA, CMA, or CGA).
  • The professional accounting bodies allow certain exemptions in respect of courses taken in the Rowe School of Business.
  • The Rowe School of Business is accredited by AACSB International.
  • Students also have to complete a co-op program. After earning the Bachelor of Commerce degree, students may decide to pursue their Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • The School of Business provides a practical and real-world approach that begins at the very top of the school, with award-winning expert teachers who bring tangible industry experience to the classroom. 
  • Students may pursue careers in the accounting department of a specific company, or in professional services (public accounting) firm with an average salary of 47,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 74,916 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.dal.ca/faculty/management/rsb/current-students/bachelor-of-commerce/majors.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete their academic English and Maths subjects with a minimum overall average of 75%.
  • Students also have to complete three additional academic subjects.

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 an upper second class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, students must have a minimum average of grade B+ (75% or above) for UG studies.

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.


Required Document List

Following are the required document:

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores 
  • Confirmation of Employment Form:  Students must be emailed as an attachment by applicant or referee. 
  • Proof of name change: Required only if name discrepancies exist between transcripts/assessments/test scores and other application documents.  Examples of proof: Marriage/divorce certificates, 2 copies of government-issued ID that include a previous and current name and date of birth.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$17717$17717$17717$17717
Books fees$1012$1012$1012$1012
Total fees$18729$18729$18729$18729

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food$ 8,171

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
General Entrance Award Program Scholarship Variable Yes 01 Mar, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 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

  • Students are required to get a study visa to study in Canada.
  • They may also need a Temporary Resident VISA (TRV) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
  • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and it is valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Dalhousie acceptance letter
    • Valid passport
    • Financial Evidence
    • A letter from their sponsoring agency 
    • Documents showing strong ties to their home country

Work Study

Students must have a work-study visa to work in Canada.

  • On-Campus Work: Students enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus. Students can work no more than 10-15 hours per week.
  • Off-Campus Work: Students who are continually enrolled full time at Dalhousie University are eligible to work off-campus. Students can work 20 hours a week or full time during a scheduled break.
  • Co-Op Work Visa: If students are required to work as an integral part of the studies or enrolled in a co-op program, they may be permitted to work off-campus full time. Students will need a co-op work visa.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Budget Analysts
  • Financial Consultants
  • Management Consultants
  • System Professionals



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