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Finance

Open doors to a career in the financial sector, one of the fastest-growing industries in Canada. Learn how to evaluate investments, gain important knowledge required to start your own business, or work in government sectors or as an investor.

Degree
Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)
Campus
Prince George
Credits
120 credits,  4 Years,
Part-time available
Experiential Learning
Co-op,  Study Abroad
Honours Option
Yes
Intakes
Jan,  May,  Sep

Program Details

Begin with foundational studies of microeconomics and macroeconomics and take specialized courses in financial accounting, financial management, applied business computing and managerial economics. 

Explore the financial management issues of chartered banks, insurance and trust companies, mortgage and loan companies, pension funds and investment firms. 

Evaluate profitability and learn how to value real investments such as capital projects, as well as financial securities including stocks, bonds, options and futures.
 

Program Website Academic Calendar

Career Paths

  • Chartered Financial Planner
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Financial manager
  • Investment banker

Why at UNBC

  • Study at a university affiliated with the Certified Financial Analyst Institute
  • Pursue a career as a Chartered Financial Planner (CFP) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Gain the required knowledge to complete the Canadian Securities Course (CSC)
  • Strengthen analytical skills required for financial management
  • Gain a deeper understanding of financial policy and learn to formulate financial strategies
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'En Cha Huná

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Admission Requirements

High School Requirements (applicable for B.C. and Yukon)

Overall average of 65% minimum in the following:

  • English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (minimum 67%)
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Additional Grade 12 Course (Elective or Academic)

Domestic Admission Requirements

View the full list of Approved Academic Grade 12 Courses

More high school admission requirements (including out-of-province, International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement)

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

International Admission Requirements

International Student Requirements

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

Tuition and Fees

Approximate Costs per Academic Year

(30 credit hours, 10 courses)

  Domestic International
Tuition* $5,530 $22,020
Student Fees* $990 $1,680
Books* $1,600 $1,600

* Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.

Tuition and Fees

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

View the hundreds of available scholarships, bursaries, and awards.

  • 1 in 4 students receive a UNBC financial award.
  • $3,500,000 in financial awards given each year.
Awards and Financial Aid

We Are Here to Help

This is your personal guide through every step of the admissions process. We are here for one reason: to support you. We help every part of the admissions process make sense. Just ask us.

Email: futurestudents@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6306

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