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Honours Bachelor of Commerce - Financial Services (Co-op)

Conestoga College - Doon
Canada, Ontario, Kitchener
Tuition fee CA$19,213 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$15,192), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Overview

Are you a critical thinker? Do you enjoy working with people and helping them achieve their goals? Do you have strong analytical skills you would like to use in combination with your self-motivation and ambition to achieve performance goals?

If yes, a career in financial services may be a good fit for you. Financial service providers cultivate strong relationships with clients by understanding their needs, evaluating the risks, and offering custom-designed solutions to meet their financial goals.

The Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Financial Services degree program provides the opportunity to develop necessary planning competencies, professional skills, and required technical knowledge needed for a career in financial services. This four-year program, delivered at the honours level, offers a clear pathway to many successful and exciting career opportunities in banking, insurance, investment management, and estate and financial planning.

You will learn through a combination of active learning approaches, which include group work, major individual case analyses, multiple projects requiring industry engagement, and meetings with industry professionals outside of the college.

By the mid-point of this program, the faculty team ensures you will be ready to begin your preferred major:

  • Financial Planning
  • Property and Casualty Insurance

Whichever major you choose, you will encounter a blend of extensive technical analyses and opportunities to develop your professional ‘soft’ skills. You will apply and further refine your program-related skills and abilities through an 8-month, paid, full-time co-op work term situated between the third and fourth year. The program curriculum is aligned with the body of knowledge and course requirements (in whole or in part) for a number of professional licenses.

As a successful graduate of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Financial Services degree program, you will meet the pre-requisite conditions to challenge professional examinations and/or receive advanced standing into the following licenses/designations:

  • Personal Financial Planner (PFP) granted by the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI)
  • Qualified Associate Financial Planner (QAFP) granted by Financial Planning Canada (FP Canada)
  • FP Canada’s Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Chartered Insurance Professional (CIP)
  • Additional licenses for insurance and securities

Career opportunities

As a graduate of this program, you will be ready to join representatives in the field of financial services or develop your own practice, capitalizing on opportunities to expand your professional network and establish a solid base for operational and service quality. A strong academic component in this program prepares students for subsequent graduate work if intended.

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 5, 2023
Apply Now! January 2024
Application start
Mar 1, 2023
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 1, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States