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Program Facts
KPU ( Kwantlen Polytechnic University ) British Columbia, Surrey
Program Type
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
2 Yr Co op months
Annual tuition fee
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Program Overview
What KPU ( Kwantlen Polytechnic University ) says about their program:

Description The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting is designed for a student that has completed a bachelor's degree and has decided to further their education by pursuing the CPA accounting designation. The program will allow students to obtain the required accounting courses to then be accepted into the accounting professional program. The program aims to provide the skill sets identified by CPA Canada as critical to achieve competency as a CPA. The program will allow students to develop strong technical skills in financial reporting, management accounting, strategy and governance, audit and assurance, finance and taxation. It will also ensure the development of the required enabling competencies of the profession: professionalism, ethical behaviour, written and oral communication, leadership, and problem solving. Students can choose between two program options. The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting consists of fifteen courses (51 credits). The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting with Cooperative Education option consists of seventeen courses (61 credits)

Admissions Requirements

Admission Requirements In addition to the Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, the following program admission requirements apply: successful completion of a recognized undergraduate degree in any discipline Co-op RequirementsEnglish Proficiency Requirements Co-operative Education The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting is offered with a Co-operative Education option. This option requires an additional 10 credits of Co-operative Education courses. Students wishing to enter and participate in the Co-op option must meet the following requirements: Declaration and Entrance Requirements Declaration of the Co-op option upon admission into the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting. Work Term and Program Continuance Requirements Procedures for enrollment in Co-operative Education work terms are outlined in the COOP course descriptions. Conditions for continuance in the program are: Completion of COOP 1101 prior to completing 15 credits Minimum Program GPA of 2.5 Instructor Permission (COOP 1101 Instructor) Co-op Course Requirements The Co-operative Education designation requires successful completion of the following courses: COOP 1101 Introduction to Professional and Career Readiness (Credits 1) COOP 1150 Co-op Work Semester 1 (Credits 9) Total Credits 10 Note: COOP courses must be completed in ascending numerical order. COOP courses may be used only to satisfy the Co-op designation and cannot be used to satisfy other curricular requirements of the program. Additional Requirements In addition to the requirements stated above, all Co-op students must satisfy the General Co-operative Education Requirements. English Proficiency Requirements International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic Test: overall band of 6.5 or higher, with a minimum 6.0 in each band Pearson Test of English (PTE): Score of 61 or higher Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): iBT 88 or higher, with no sub score less than 20 Duolingo English Test: Score of 110 or higher

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