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Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management
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Course profile

Become a business leader! Combine your interest in accounting and finance with the background to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), or Chartered Business Valuator (CBV).

In Accounting and Financial Management (AFM), you'll:

  • Learn and understand both accounting and finance thoroughly
  • Enhance your learning through experiential opportunities with 16 months of co-op work experience and professional development activities
  • Integrate and apply accounting and finance comprehensively - in class and at work
  • Tailor your direct pathway to the CPA professional designation by continuing with the Master of Accounting (MAcc) program. 
  • Gain advanced preparation to work toward a CFA professional session

Through co-op work terms, competitions, and conferences just for Waterloo AFM students, you'll get a head start on your career - and learn to solve real business problems and to do business in a global environment.

Course details

Classification: 
Finance & Accounting
Level: 
Bachelor

Primary Area of Study

Primary Area of Study: 
Business & Management, Specific Industry

Secondary Area of Study

Secondary Area of Study: 
Delivery Mode: 
Full Time
Language of Instruction: 
English
Prerequisite: 

Minimum requirements (HKDSE):

  • Core Mathematics with extended Module 2 (Algebra and Calculus) with a minimum final grade of 4.
  • Core English language with a minimum final grade of 4.
  • Minimum final overall average of 4.

English Proficiency Requirements

  • IELTS Academic: 7.0, OR
  • TOEFL: iBT - 90 overall with a minimum score of 25 in Writing and Speaking, OR
  • PTE Academic: 63 Overall with minimum score of 65 in Writing and Speaking, OR
  • CAEL: 70 Overall, with 60 per band and 70 in Writing and Speaking, OR
  • MELAB: 85 Overall, with a minimum of 80 per section, minimum 3 in Speaking component for co-op programs; OR
  • EFAS: 75% Overall in 400 level with 75% in each of academic, oral, and writing.

English as a Second Language will not satisfy the academic English course requirements