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LANGARA COLLEGE, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - PROGRAMS

Vancouver, British ColumbiaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  22000Enrollment

Diploma (Accounting)

 2 years
 66 Credits
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

Field of Study

$ 13,275 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Diploma in Accounting offers 2 years (4 semesters) of course duration.
  • This course is offered on a part-time basis and on-campus.
  • The course contains a total 66 credits.
  • Students can apply for this program in three sessions Fall, Summer and Spring.
  • The Employment rate of Langara College is 95%.
  • Accounting and Financial Management professionals are the backbone of any organization and Langara grads are ready to meet that challenge.
  • The curriculum includes a mix of business and academic courses that provide students with both the practical skills required in accounting and proficiency in business decision-making and analysis.
  • Courses that students will study are:
    • Business Computer Application.
    • Business Law
    • Business Presentation Skills
    • Organizational Behaviour
    • Financial Accounting
    • Financial Management
    • Taxation
    • Mathematics of Finance
  • The Accounting Program at Langara College provides graduates with an opportunity to ladder into accounting programs offered by the professional accounting associations or into careers in banking, financial services and planning. 
  • The average salary after this program goes upto 71,600 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Diploma
Duration2 years
Total Credits66
Fees$ 30,516 for 2 years or 66 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - May 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttps://langara.ca/programs-and-courses/programs/accounting/admission-requirements.html

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must achieve a minimum GPA of 2.6.
  • BC Grade 12 Graduation (or equivalent)
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Indian Students required Certificates and Marksheets of class 10th and 12th with a minimum of 50% in all compulsory and elective courses.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit Official post-secondary transcripts that show completion of at least one full academic year or a minimum of 24 university-level credits, from a recognized university or college.
  • ELP Scores: Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.
  • Student Visa: It is important for students that they must give the International Education Department a copy of their valid Student Visa, a copy of their passport, and proof of medical insurance.


Application Deadline

Fall
May 31

Spring
Oct 31

Summer
Feb 28

Apply at least six months prior to the start of the program. College begin accepting applications 11 months before the program starts.


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$13275$13275
Books and supplies$1125$1125
Medical coverage$858$858
Total fees$15258$15258

New international students who have been offered admission are required to submit a $6,000 CDN International Student Deposit. This deposit will be applied towards your tuition and any other registration fees and gives you access to the registration system.

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
12 home stay months$ 7,470

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visabefore entering Canada.
  • Before applying for a Student Visa at a Canadian visa office, they must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • A Student Visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • A Student Visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Valid Passport
    • Two passport-size photos with name and date of birth written on the back
    • Letter of Acceptance(LOA)
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, they will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

Career and Placement after Course

Some of the many areas with career opportunities in accounting include:

  • Public practice accounting (offering services in accounting, taxation and assurance)
  • Public sector accounting (government and not-for-profit organizations)
  • Private sector accounting (manufacturing and service sectors)


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