Management Economics & Finance BCom

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Management Economics & Finance BCom

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    Key Information

    • Study Level:

      Bachelor

    • Duration:

      4 Years

    • Study Mode:

      Full Time

    • Tuition Fees EU/EEA:

      C$ 4,775 Per Year

      These fees apply to students from the EU/EEA

    • Tuition Fees International :

      C$ 14,305

      These fees apply to students from outside the EU/EEA

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    Course Summary

    The University of Guelph’s BCom in Management Economics & Finance ensures that you learn about marketing, business management, accounting and economics. Students who take this  BCom specialty are usually preparing themselves for a career in the Finance Industry.

    The University of Guelph offers many different BCom degrees, including:

    • Accounting
    • Food and Agricultural Business
    • Hospitality and Tourism Management
    • Management
    • Management Economics and Finance
    • Marketing Management
    • Public Management
    • Real Estate and Housing

    You needn’t even decide what focus you’d prefer right away – the degrees all share a common curriculum throughout year one, and you can list an ‘Undeclared’ specialty until the beginning of year 2.

    If you do stick with the Management Economics and Finance focus, you’ll choose between the Finance and Management Streams in your 4th and final year.

    This degree program can be taken as a 4 year Major, a 4 year Honours Program, or a 4 year program with an additional year in an Honours or Major Co-op.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    If you are changing direction after starting in another career area, you will possess valuable work experience and professional awareness. Many employers actively seek candidates with these benefits. Our network of contacts, a dedicated employability service and a reputation in the legal profession mean we also have an outstanding track-record of finding students legal employment.Many employers favour GDL students in an increasingly competitive legal job market. Through studying another degree subject, you will have gained many transferable skills. By taking the conversion route into law, you are showing motivation and determination by choosing law at a later stage than some others. This looks good to employers.

    Course Outline

    This degree program is typically delivered over 4 years of full time study.

    Year 1 Modules Include:

    • Business Mathematics
    • Introduction to Business
    • Introductory Financial Accounting
    • Introductory Macroeconomics
    • Introductory Marketing
    • Introductory Microeconomics

    Note that these modules are common to all first year BCom students at U of G.

    Year 2 Modules Include:

    • Business and Consumer Law
    • Business Career Preparation
    • Economic Statistics
    • Financial Management
    • Information Management
    • Intermediate Macroeconomics
    • Intermediate Microeconomics
    • Intermediate Financial Accounting I & II
    • Investments
    • Introduction to Finance
    • Introductory Mathematical Economics
    • Management Accounting

    Year 3 Modules Include:

    • Advanced Macroeconomics
    • Advanced Microeconomics
    • Corporate Social Responsibility
    • Fundamentals of Derivatives
    • International Finance
    • Introduction to Econometrics
    • Investments
    • Money, Credit and the Financial System
    • Operations Management
    • The Strategy of Mergers and Acquisitions

    Year 4 Modules Include:

    • Advanced Econometrics
    • Advanced Econometrics
    • Advanced Mathematical Economics
    • Advanced Topics in Finance
    • Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics
    • Advanced Topics in Microeconomics
    • Financial Econometrics
    • Risk Management in Finance and Insurance
    • Strategic Management
    • Topics in Monetary Economics

    Learning And Teaching

    University of Guelph relies in many standard teaching methods to convey the content above. These will almost certainly include formal lectures, interactive tutorials and skills sessions as well as seminar style classes. It is also a major research university, and you will be able to contribute to these programs in later years.

    The Management Economics and Finance program in particular involves extensive experience relating what you’ve learned to real world case studies in a collaborative atmosphere.

    Career Possibilities

    Many U of G Management Economics and Finance students have gone on run, manage or own organisations or units within the Financial Industry, either in Canada or abroad. Some have achieved roles such as Financial Analyst, Economist, Policy Analyst, Accountant, Investment Banker, Research Economist, Investment Advisor, Financial Analyst, Economist or Policy Analyst at organisations like PwC, TD, RBC, CIBC, KPMG, Scotiabank, BMO, Manulife, Loblaw Companies Ltd or The Co-operators.

    Entry & Credit

    Successful completion will result in a 4 year BCom degree.

    Applicants must typically have completed a secondary school education or the international equivalent.  The specifics vary and can be found here:

    All classes are taught in English unless otherwise noted, and international students will be required to show proficiency in English by scoring well on an approved test.

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