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MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  40493Enrollment

Graduate Certificate (Professional Accounting)

 2 years
 24 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Desautels Faculty of Management

$ 10,089 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting at McGill University allows students to complete this course in 2 year.
  • Students need to complete 24 credits successfully to graduate from this McGill’s Professional Accounting program.
  • This Department offers M.Sc and Grad Cert programs that attract students from all over the world.
  • The students to faculty ratio at McGill University for this Professional Accounting program is 16:1.
  • The Professional Accounting Program at McGill University offers advanced training in the critical, historical, and theoretical analysis of:
    • Practice of Taxation
    • Accounting & Performance Mgmt
    • Assurance Services
    • Financial Business Analysis
  • The McGill GCPA program at Desautels is an accredited Professional Education Program (PEP) of CPA Quebec.
  • The program is designed to provide students with professional training on the latest CPA concepts and practice-related issues while preparing them to write the national Common Final Exams (CFE).
  • Completion of a PEP and passing of the CFE are two of the required components for obtaining the highly respected CPA designation.
  • After graduation from this program career opportunities for students are:
    • Auditor
    • Information and Technology Accountant
    • Financial Analyst
    • Forensic Accountant
    • Managerial Accountant
    • Corporate Controller, etc. with an average salary of 47,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration2 years
Total Credits24
Fees$ 23,062 for 2 years or 24 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Dec 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered byDesautels Faculty of Management
Program Urlhttps://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/programs/gcpa

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants should be graduates of a recognized university and hold a bachelor's degree of recognized reputation.
  • The academic standing of at least a B, or 2nd class, upper-division, or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 out of 4.0 is normally required.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in each year.
  • The minimum GPA required is 3.0/4.0 or students must have B grade in their degree.

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.


Required Document List

Followings are the required document:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
  • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Dec 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$10089$10089
Health insurance$871$871
Others$571$571
Total fees$11531$11531

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,789
Food$ 4,106

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #51/ 300

Accounting [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support

Work Study

  • Work while studying International students on the study visa are still able to work 20 hours/week. 
  • Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week combined on-campus and off-campus work during an academic session and full-time during a regularly scheduled break.

Career and Placement after Course

Career Possibilities are:

  • Auditor
  • Information and Technology Accountant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Managerial Accountant
  • Corporate Controller


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