16 months
13852 CAD/year
2722 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Accounting - Business programme offered by the Durham College is the next step towards a career in the field of accounting. Learning from industry-connected professors, you will develop your knowledge of accounting using the latest tools and technology in order to gain the skills employers need.


The Accounting - Business programme offered by the Durham College involves measuring business activities; processing information into financial reports and statements; and communicating information to the appropriate decision-makers. To meet the wide range of accounting employment opportunities, Durham College incorporates a variety of simulations into the courses to help prepare students for the workplace. 


What you could be:

  • Accounting administrator
  • Bank teller
  • Billing analyst
  • Bookkeeper/payroll clerk
  • Budget coordinator
  • Collections officer
  • Financial analyst
  • Junior accountant
  • Personal tax preparation clerk

Where you could work: 

  • Accounting firms
  • Accounting departments in any industry
  • Banks and insurance companies
  • Colleges and universities
  • Municipal and provincial governments

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting
  • Business Computer Applications 
  • General Education Elective 
  • Human Resource Management 
  • Business Management 
  • Marketing
  • Supply Chain Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

After these dates, qualified applicants will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis, provided there are program vacancies.


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status
  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • Grade 11 mathematics (C, M or U)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13852 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6926 CAD per semester during 16 months.
  • National

    2722 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1361 CAD per semester during 16 months.

Tuition for international students: $6,820.03 Semester 3 and 4

Living costs for Oshawa

1100 - 1700 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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