• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Accounting Technician program at Thompson Rivers University    is a two-year designed to prepare graduates for positions as para-professionals that serve alongside professional accountants in industry, public practice, and government doing much of the support work. Graduates find employment with public accounting firms working on files and basic tax returns; as payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, or general accounting clerks in larger organizations; or as bookkeepers with smaller businesses.

Careers

Graduates find employment with public accounting firms working on files and basic tax returns; as payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, or general accounting clerks in larger organizations; or as bookkeepers with smaller businesses.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Mathematics for Business and Economics or 
  • Finite Mathematics with Applications
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Principles of Microeconomics or 
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Accounting Software Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • Foundations of Mathematics 12 or Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent)
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18910 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18910 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5489 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5489 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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