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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Accounting)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     School of Business, University of Alberta

$ 26,250 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Alberta School of Business offers a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus, course-based program offered on a full-time basis.
  • Accounting is the practice of gathering, analyzing, and communicating financial information, and is a crucial aspect of every business and organization. 
  • The major component of Accounting program are:
    • Financial Accounting
    • Management Accounting
    • Auditing 
    • Taxation
    • Accounting information systems.
    • The courses are built around group and project work.
  • To pursue a career in accounting, Students can follow their BCom degree with a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) certification.
  • The Alberta School of Business offers many opportunities for specialization and work experience, including student clubs, business incubators, case competitions, study abroad programs, and more.
  • Students can participate in one of the international exchange, study tours, internships, or co-op work experience opportunities.
  • The information provided by accounting is employed for effective organizational planning, decision making by management, and the accountability of organizations to investors, creditors, government agencies, tax authorities, employees, consumers, and others.
  • The University of Alberta offers many scholarship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students with outstanding academic potential. 
  • It is one of the Top 5 universities in Canada, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community.
  • School of Business at the University of Alberta ranks 3rd according to MacLean’s 2020 Rankings in Canada.
  • Job opportunities after BCom in Accounting are Accountant, Accounting Manager, etc and the average salary goes up to 51,236 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 108,964 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Offered bySchool of Business, University of Alberta
Program Urlhttps://apps.admissions.ualberta.ca/programs/bc/bc010/count1

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a year in another Faculty or postsecondary institution and take courses in English, Economics, Mathematics, and Statistics.
  • A GPA of 2.3/4.0 [B Grade] is required to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Students will need to submit school results for Class XI showing a competitive average and course registration for Class XII, or Class XII mid-year results.
  • Students in CBSE or CISCE schools need to present 75%+ marks on their final Class XII exams.

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:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original official transcripts.
  • Reference letters: Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
  • Three Letters of Reference: The online application system will notify the references and allow the student to upload their letters. Letters can be academic or business references.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 7

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$26250$26250$26250$26250
Books and supplies$900$900$900$900
Health insurance$91$91$91$91
Total fees$27241$27241$27241$27241

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,800
Food$ 2,700

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #101/ 300

Accounting [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
University of Alberta- India Centenary Scholarship $14,165 Yes 12 Dec, 2020
India First Year Excellence Scholarship $3,795 Yes N/A
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 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
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance
    • Proof of financial support
    • Passport photos
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country
    • Visa to study or work in the country
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country

Work Study

Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


Career and Placement after Course

Careers possible are:

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Articling Student
  • Auditor
  • Business Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Internal Audit Analyst
  • International Trade Specialist
  • Junior Accountant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Public Accountant
  • Staff Accountant
  • Staff Auditor



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