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    Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario - Programs And Fees

    Kingston, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1841established year
    7.9/10

    Graduate Diploma [Grad.Dip] (Accounting)

    13 weeks
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    Field of Study 

    Offered by   Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business

    $11,602 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Should have a Bachelors Degree in relevant while applying for admission.
    • A Minimum of 65% in an undergraduate degree is required to enroll in the course.
    • OR, Department requires a B+ average or equivalent for admission to this program.

    English Language proficiency:

    • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
    • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
    • Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.

    Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum 300+ score for a better chance of admission.

    The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


    Program Description

    • The Graduate Diploma in Accounting at Queen’s University is a 3-month program.
    • These Ranks are given to the Program by Maclean’s in 2020:
      • In terms of program reputation, this program ranks 9th among Canadian Universities.
      • In terms of research reputation, this program ranks 7th among Canadian Universities.
    • The graduation rate for this program is 78.8%, Which shows that the majority of the students get graduated.
    • The Employment rate after
      • 6 months after graduation is 93.3%.
      • 2 years after graduation is 100%.
    • The Acceptance Rate is 20% which increases the chances of students getting enrolled.
    • The Student to Teacher ratio is 20:1, which bridges the gap between Students and Teachers.
    • The Female to male ratio is 5:5 which gives equal chances for both the genders to compete.
    • The Average internship salary of the student is 30,750 USD.
    • The program curriculum consists of five mandatory courses.
    • The five courses represent the post-undergraduate course requirements for entry into the CPA Capstone Modules 1 and 2, preparing students for writing the Common Final Examination (CFE).
    • Students must successfully complete these courses to receive the Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Smith School of Business.
    • Both the Audit & Assurance stream and the Performance Management stream can be completed through this program.
    • This degree can take a student's career in many directions. Many students choose to continue their academic inquiry with a Master’s. Students are equipped with a strong foundation for careers in:
      • Accounting Clerk
      • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
      • Accounting Information System Specialist
      • Actuarial Accountant/Insurance Accountant
      • Bookkeeping

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedDiploma
    Duration13 weeks
    Fees12217 for 13 weeks
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Feb 3)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS
    Offered ByStephen J.R. Smith School of Business
    Program URLhttps://smith.queensu.ca/grad_studies/diploma_in_accounting/index.php

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • College Transcripts - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
    • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
    • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
    • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Feb 3, 2021

    Scores Required

    100 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    7.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fees$11602
    Health insurance$540
    Other Fees$75
    Total Fees$12217

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room And Board$8550
    Food$1620

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation ScholarshipVariableYesAug 30, 2020
    Paul Foundation scholarships$20174YesN/A
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$150YesN/A

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
    • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
    • A Student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
    • The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
    • 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

    • Students need to apply for Work-study for the respective Term:
      • Fall and Winter Term – September 14th (Deadline)
      • Summer Term – May 31st (Deadline)
    • Students are paid 10.5 USD Per Hour during the Work-Study Program.
    • Students need to pay an Entitlement fee of 1,125 USD Per Term While Applying.

    Career and Placement after Course

    • Accounting Clerk
    • Accounts Payable/Receivable Clerk
    • Accounting Information System Specialist
    • Actuarial Accountant/Insurance Accountant
    • Bookkeeping


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