Diploma in Advanced Accounting

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Program Overview

The Advanced Accounting program is designed with the objective of imparting a comprehensive understanding of all the different areas of accounting and taxation. Students will learn the basics of accounting and related fields, and will gradually move toward advanced and detailed topics. They will learn how to prepare financial statements, and how to interpret them, intermediate accounting, management accounting, and accounts receivables and payables.

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Learn everything from financial accounting to statistics, and taxation. Develop skills in advanced financial reporting, auditing and business law. Explore job opportunities like Internal Auditor, Taxation Officer and earn $65,000 Annually by getting a Diploma in Advanced Accounting. Deadlines approaching soon.

Job Opportunities

  • Internal Auditor
  • Staff Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Financial Accountant
  • Taxation Officer


Earn up to $45.00 as a Financial Accountant
All wages taken from the Canada Job Bank

Program Admission Requirements

Grade 12 or Mature Student Status (19 years of age or more).  Students will need to submit proof of English Language Competency by any one of the following options:

Domestic Students:

  • Grade 10 English
  • English Language Proficiency Assessment Test conducted by the College

International Students:

  • IELTS: 5.5 or
  • TOEFL (paper): 550 or
  • TOEFL (CBT): 210 or
  • TOEFL (IBT): 79 or
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Test (CLB): 6
  • PTE Academic: 50 or
  • Cambridge: CAE or
  • Proof of any other English Language Assessment Test with an Equivalent Score
  • Has earned a Grade 12 graduation diploma from in a system in which English is the official language, or
    • Successfully completed a pre-Intermediate certificate from a Language Canada accredited school or
    • Successful completion of a three-credit academic English Course OR Equivalent from a Canadian accredited post-secondary institution with a minimum grade of C
    • Successfully complete the College’s English language proficiency assessment, or
    • Successful completion of the 24-week ESL program at the College

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, in lieu of limitation of English testing Centre services, WCC is temporarily accepting Duolingo score of 85 or above taken within the last 2 years.

Pathway to Yorkville University

Earn 36 credits with Diploma in Advanced Accounting at Western Community College. Take these credits to Yorkville University in Bachelor of Business Administration, earn 84 credits at Yorkville University (YU) and get 3 year Post Graduate Work Permit*.

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36 credits

In Diploma in Advanced Accounting at Western Community College

84 credits

At Yorkville University (YU) in Bachelor of Business Administration

3 year

Post Graduate Work Permit

Program Duration

105 weeks Full-Time

Course Outline

Course # Title of Course/Work Experience Component # of Hours
ACCT011 Accounting Principles 1 80
ACCT012 Accounting Principles 2 80
ECON009 Principles of Economics 80
BUSM010 Business Communication 80
BUSM040 Business Law in Canada 80
MATH015 Business Mathematics 80
BUSM070 Human Resource Management 80
BUSM050 Principles of Marketing 80
BUSM022 Organizational Behaviour 80
BUSM028 Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management 80
COMP011 Fundamentals of Computers 80
STAT024 Business Statistics 80
BUSM020 Management Fundamentals 80
ACCT014 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 80
ACCT024 Intermediate Managerial Accounting 80
ACCT022 Accounting of Assets 80
ACCT030 Accounting of Liabilities 80
BUSM018 Business Ethics 80
BUSM230 Introduction to Business Finance 80
ACCT017 Computerised Accounting 80
ACCT027 Canadian Payroll Administration 80
ACCT031 Canadian Taxation 80
ACCT041 Introduction to Auditing 80
ACCT051 Accounts Receivable Management 80
ACCT055 Accounts Payable Management 80
WORK110 Work Experience 100
  TOTAL 2100

Fee Structure

1 Registration Fee $250 Domestic Students
2 Tuition Fee $16800
3 Books $1500
4 Material and Other $200
Total $18750
1 Registration Fee $1000 International Students
2 Tuition Fee $24150 Discount 3000
3 Books $1500
4 Material and Other $200
Total $23850

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.

Financial Assistance

Western Community College offers a variety of financial aid opportunities to ease students’ stress and allow them to focus on their studies. If you need extra support, we have flexible funding to accommodate all our students, no matter their financial situation.

  • BC Student Loan
  • In-house Financing
  • Student Lime of Credit
  • Scholarships

Our dedicated Financial Aid Officers will help you every step of the way.

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Why Study at Western Community College

  • Installment-based, low tuition fee.
  • 100% Practicum Placement
  • Weekday, weekend, and evening classes optionally available
  • Part-time or full-time class schedule
  • Free CLB preparation classes * Conditions Apply
  • Graduate employment rate: 97%

Admissions Contact Information

Mon – Sunday 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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