Diploma in Accounting and Finance

General

Program Description

These diploma programs focus on preparing the student to work in a variety of accounting and finance positions requiring the application of current industry policies, practices, and procedures and tools. These programs will give the student advanced theoretical knowledge and hands-on skills in accounting, finance management, and accounting software. Accounting and Finance Diploma has an optional Co-op component that can be taken after competition of the academic year.

The two options are:

  • Accounting and Finance Diploma
  • Accounting and Finance Diploma with Co-op

Admission requirements

  • Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older)
  • Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Career opportunities

Upon successful completion, graduates will be able to secure employment in a wide variety and sizes of businesses, for example, as a junior accounting clerk, a junior bookkeeper, and an audit clerk.

Graduation requirements

  • Successful completion of all program courses.
  • Successful completion of program Co-op (If applicable)

Co-op

Co-op will provide the student with the opportunity to apply acquired theory and skills in a practical business setting. Students will gain real-world experience working on projects as a member of a team with project deliverables and deadlines.

Methods of Evaluation
Course grading is indicated on each course outline. Generally, the assessment will consist of quizzes, exams, and assignments.

Required Course Material
Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed on the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.

Equipment
Computer and requisite software are provided at the college. No other equipment is required unless otherwise indicated on the course outline.

Program
Course currency and relevancy may change depending on the requirements of the industry. The college may make changes at any time. Changes will be effective when made.

Other
For proof of English Language Proficiency please refer to the Student Handbook.

Program duration

Program hours
Total instructional hours 960
Total Co-op hours 840 (If applicable)
Total program hours 960 (No Co-op) - 1820 (With Co-op)
Total program length (weeks) 48 (No Co-op) - 90 (With Co-op)
Last updated March 2019

About the School

Founded in 1999, the college is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We deliver fully comprehensive learning experience to both domestic and international students. We believe in lifelong learn ... Read More

Founded in 1999, the college is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver. We deliver fully comprehensive learning experience to both domestic and international students. We believe in lifelong learning opportunities as pathways for individuals to remain competitive providing programs with field experiences that prepare students for a changing world and empower them to improve it. Read less