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Accounting, B.Acc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Burnaby, Canada
If you have completed a BCIT Accounting, Finance, or Financial Planning diploma, you can earn your Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) at British Columbia Institute of Technology . This degree will provide you with an academic credential leading to a CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant) designation, a MPAcc (Master of Professional Accounting), or an MBA program.
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Overview

Students completing this program will acquire the key technical, interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills demanded by employers.

The Bachelor of Accounting at British Columbia Institute of Technology consists of eight Advanced Technical Specialty courses and 36 credits of General Education. Full-time students also have the option to complete a Workplace Education component.

The BAcc offers a number of international exchange opportunities that allow students to gain a global perspective of the economy, culture, government, and everyday life of the country they study in. Learn more about international exchange opportunities and international double degrees with internships.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Accounting
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Independent Technical Studies Abroad 
  • Critical Reading and Writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    86

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

Applicants who are currently enrolled in the fourth term of the BCIT Diploma in Accounting, Finance or Financial Planning must be on track to complete all entrance requirements prior to the start of the intake that they are applying for. Currently enrolled full-time BCIT diploma students applying for the full-time degree may be conditionally accepted based on successful completion of their diploma.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19196 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9598 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5160 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2580 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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