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Diploma in Business - Accounting - Ontario Tech University BCOM Stream Loyalist College - Belleville Campus Loyalist College - Belleville Campus, Canada

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CAD 15000

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*Subject to change and other fees
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CAD 110

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24 months


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Program Overview

Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) are in demand in virtually every field, including public accounting, industry, arts and entertainment, as well as not-for-profit sectors. Develop the technical foundations in financial and managerial accounting, taxation, and more that you need for a successful career as a professional accountant. In the Ontario Tech University BCOM Stream program, you can earn a diploma and a Bachelor of Commerce degree in just four years.

Earn five Ontario Tech University BCOM credits during your two-year diploma studies at Loyalist and gain direct entry to third-year degree studies in the Ontario Tech University Faculty of Business and Information Technology.

  • Build on your studies at Loyalist with further study at Ontario Tech University in advanced auditing, information systems, financial and managerial accounting, taxation, and financial statement analysis.
  • Eligible students can apply to the Bachelor of Commerce Accounting major, which is aligned with CPA Ontario for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program.
  • For further details regarding the transition from the Business – Accounting – Ontario Tech University BCOM Stream to Ontario Tech University, please see the "Further Study" tab.

Experiential Learning

  • This program delivers concrete, marketable skills with a dual focus on financial and management accounting. Develop managerial skills in budgeting, product costing and price setting, eliminating financial waste, and finding operating efficiencies.
  • Develop solid skills in industry-leading software such as MS Excel, Sage 50, and EFILE.
  • Collaborate and formulate strategy in simulated business competitions.
  • Learn from case studies and guest speakers from the local business community.
  • Put your skills to work in Loyalist’s student-run tax clinic. For the 2016 tax year, students completed more than 200 returns — putting more than $245,000 back in the hands of Loyalist students.
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 4 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.0 - With No Band Less Than - 6
    • Minimum Overall Score - 80 - With no score less than - 20
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 54

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s):
    • Grade 12 English (C) level or equivalent.

6 IELTS Score
80 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
54 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

CAD 110

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11000 Per year

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