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Accounting

York University

Postgraduate Certificate
8 months
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15199 CAD/full
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The Post-Graduate Certificate in Accounting offered by York University School of Continuing Studies will deepen your understanding of accounting while simultaneously sharpening your critical thinking, communication, and management skills. Two delivery modes available: Online and Full-time!

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Overview

Develop a solid accounting foundation and the professional skills required to succeed.

Excelling in an accounting position requires much more than just technical knowledge. For example, many top employers believe that emotional intelligence, critical thinking, communication, and project management are equally important skills to have. Accounting professionals who master these key competencies routinely receive the best job offers and promotions throughout their careers.

Designed in consultation with senior industry executives, thought leaders, and prominent York University academics, the Certificate will equip you with relevant and in-demand knowledge and all course content will be immediately applicable to your current (or future) role.

Our flexible Accounting education is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of students. The entire program at York University School of Continuing Studies can be completed in just eight months which is considerably quicker than comparable certificates. You will also benefit from studying alongside a network of peers who are completing the program on the same schedule, with extra support for international students to excel.

The program culminates with a unique final capstone course where you will apply your knowledge to real-world business challenges.

Graduates of the Certificate in Accounting are prepared for a wealth of different career options within the industry. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals Of Financial Accounting: Understanding The Language Of Business
  • Introduction To Managerial Accounting
  • Micro- & Macro-economics
  • Statistical Methods In Business & Accounting
  • Legal Principles In Canadian Business
  • Accounting Information Systems
  • Applied Capstone Course

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to the all full-time CPE Certificate Programs (Human Resources, Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Business Administration), applicants must have:

  • minimum of a baccalaureate degree with a minimum of a 60% average (C)
  • official transcripts (International students: please provide original English translated copy of University degree and transcripts.)
  • completed online application form
  • proof of language proficiency (international students only)

There is an application fee of $79 payable upon submission of your application. Applicants will be notified directly if additional information or documentation is required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15199 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15199 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    6599 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6599 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.

Funding

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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