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MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Hamilton, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1887Established Year
  33147Enrollment

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accounting)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 29,818 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • McMaster University offers a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting for a duration of 4 years
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis.
  • The Undergraduate Program at DeGroote helps students develop a solid understanding of business functions and relationships.
  • Students get the opportunity to choose between the Commerce program and the Honours Commerce program. Students in these programs who qualify can also take advantage of internship opportunities.
  • Students can focus on one of the following subject areas, or choose courses from a variety of disciplines.
    • Accounting
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    • Operations management
    • Human resources
    • Information systems
  • There are several professional designations that Students can work towards during their undergraduate degree. This means taking course work to qualify for designation in CFA, CPA, CHRP, and BTM Certification.
  • The program is accrediated by AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
  • However, after completing the third year of the program, students can choose to enhance their education by doing an internship.
  • The internship will provide the opportunity to gain 12-16 months of paid work experience to students with an average monthly salary of $3,329 and a valuable work experience.
  • DeGroote offers world-class, national award-winning instructors, state-of-the-art classroom facilities like the real-time Allen H. Gould Trading Floor, and dedicated support from DeGroote’s Student Experience team including Academic and Career and Professional Development support.
  • DeGroote School of Business commerce graduates ranks in the top 95th percentile in North America in exit exams conducted by the Educational Testing Service.
  • Job opportunities after BCom in Accounting are Accountant, Finance Officer, etc and the average salary goes up to 43,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 124,132 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttp://ug.degroote.mcmaster.ca/academic-programs/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students have to complete a minimum of a 2 or 3-year diploma degree from a recognized university.
  • Students have a cumulative GPA of at least 80% or better.
  • Students have successfully completed two of the following Ontario (or equivalent) English (ENG4U) and Maths courses: Grade 12 Advanced Functions U Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors U.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Students must have 5 subjects of Class XII including all mandatory prerequisites for the selected program.
  • The student's average is calculated on Grade XII Predicted grades.
  • Students are eligible to apply if they have the following documents: Class X board results, Class XI transcript, and Class XII predicted grades.

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 documents:

  • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Two Academic or Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths, and any work experience and/or education that students have.
  • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

60 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fee$29818$29818$29818$29818
Health insurance & others$653$653$653$653
Total$31033$31033$31033$31033

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and food (on-campus)$ 9,195
Housing (off-campus)$ 4,860

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #251/ 300

Accounting [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 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
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students are required to get a Study Visa to study in Canada.
  • If students are traveling outside Canada will need either an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) or a Valid Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to re-enter Canada.
  • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and is valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Students need a Social Insurance Number (SIN) to work in Canad and to get the SIN, students will need to bring a passport and study visa.
  • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
    • Application form and Study Plan
    • Valid Passport
    • Official Acceptance Letter
    • Financial Evidence

Work Study

Students need a work-Study visa to work in Canada. Full-time international students studying at a Canadian university may seek employment in Canada in 4 situations:

  • on-campus employment
  • co-ops employment
  • working off-campus
  • post-graduation work visa

The McMaster Work Program gives students opportunities to work on campus during the fall/winter terms and over the summer.

  • First-year international students are not eligible for the fall/winter work program but can apply for the summer after their first year and every year beyond.
  • International students with a valid study visa are eligible to participate in McMaster’s work programs.
  • Students can work Part-time at a maximum of 10 hours per week in the fall and winter terms.
  • Students can work Full-time of 35 hours per week and part-time over the summer.

Career and Placement after Course

Possible career opportunities are:

  • Finance Managers
  • Financial Controllers
  • Financial Advisors
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chartered Management Accountant
  • Company Secretary



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