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Computing and Financial Management, B.Comp.F.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Waterloo, Canada
By gaining both Computing and Financial Management skills offered by the University of Waterloo, you’ll be a valuable asset to any technology-dependent organization — especially in the ever-evolving financial technology industry.
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Study in two of Waterloo’s powerhouse institutions. In the School of Accounting and Finance, you’ll learn sophisticated concepts of modern financial management. In the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, you’ll acquire the skills to develop and maintain financial software.

By the time you graduate the Computing and Financial Management program offered by the University of Waterloo, you'll be armed with the know-how, the networks, and the co-op experience to land a career in computer science or finance — or both.

Sample co-op job titles

  • Claims data analytics intern
  • Corporate finance analyst
  • Investment analyst
  • QA analyst
  • Software developer
  • Technical analyst
  • Web developer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Designing Functional Programs
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Introduction to Business Stages

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Complete the Admission Information Form once you've applied. (online)

Ontario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

  • Any Grade 12 U English (minimum final grade of 75% is required)
  • Advanced Functions
  • Calculus and Vectors
  • One other Grade 12 U course
  • Recommended: Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Financial Accounting
We strongly encourage you to participate in the Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest and/or the Euclid Mathematics Contest to enhance your admissions status. To be considered for entrance scholarships in the Faculty of Mathematics, you must write one or both of the contests. If you complete both contests, we'll use the results of the contest in which you performed best.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39700 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9750 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9750 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Waterloo

  • 810 - 1450 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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