Our research-active faculty in the Accounting Area has a diverse research profile, encompassing various fields such as capital markets, information system and managerial accounting, auditing, law and taxation. Many of our faculty have been trained in both empirical and behavioural research at prestigious universities.
Our program offerings include our popular BCom Honours accounting stream, an accounting certificate, the Graduate Diploma in Professional accounting (PACC) and the Master in Financial Accountability. These programs prepare students for various fields of accountancy, including public practice, controllership, and general accounting roles. Many of our students go on to obtain a professional designation or advanced degree. The BCom Accounting plus the PACC is fully accredited by the CPA, allowing students for advanced placement at Capstone One.
Many of our students go on to obtain a professional designation or advanced degree. The program provides all of the courses required to meet CPA PREP exemptions and allows students for direct entry to CPA Professional Education Program (PEP).
The Accounting Area in the School of Administrative Studies offers the following programs in Accounting:
BCom Specialized Honours, Major: Administrative Studies
The accounting stream of this degree is designed to provide students with comprehensive knowledge in a variety of accounting areas, along with broad management knowledge.
Certificate in Accounting
Certificate in Accounting is ideal for individuals who are interested in sharpening their professional Accounting skills and/or wish to pursue a professional Accounting designation.
Master in Financial Accountability (MFac)
Addressing the complex challenges arising from rapid changes in the financial reporting environment, Master in Financial Accountability (MFAc) program is designed primarily as a part-time program to accommodate the needs of working professionals.