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Finance, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #201 (WUR) London, Canada
The Finance program at Western University - Canada is designed for students interested in understanding what factors influence the supply and demand for various financial tools.
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Finance program at Western University - Canada can be considered from two different perspectives: 1) financial managers concerned with identifying and valuing different investment choices and how they should be financed and 2) investors and managers determining how to use different financial securities (e.g., shares, and bonds), financial instruments (e.g., derivatives) and assets (e.g., real estate) to meet their objectives. The Finance group offers courses designed to emphasize the development, refinement, and extension of the theoretical and empirical structures necessary for students to make these decisions.

Key facts:

To help prepare students for some of the most common careers pursued by Ivey students after graduation, a number of streams have been identified: Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Portfolio Management, and Wealth Management.

The Finance faculty have won many teaching and research awards allowing the Finance courses to provide students with both the necessary awareness of the major issues facing financial managers and the skills to address these issues.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Statistical Sciences
  • Operations Management
  • Mathematics for Financial Analysis
  • Money
  • Public Finance – Expenditure
  • Public Finance – Revenue
  • (Risk and Financial Institutions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Completion of the entire Diploma including the Theory of Knowledge and Extended Essay
  • Passes in a minimum of 6 subjects of which 3 must be at the Higher Level
  • A minimum grade total of 28 including points awarded for the Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge
  • No mark less than 4 on any individual course
  • Prerequisites for your program as specified by Western 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6705 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6705 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1210 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1037 - 1630 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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