Certificate in Accounting

The Certificate in Accounting and Finance program is an undergraduate-level certificate program which is intended to provide students with professional competencies and skills in applied accounting and finance that will enhance their career prospects in related fields.

Course Modules

  • Introduction to Accounting
  • The Measurement of Wealth/Balance Sheet
  • The Income Statement
  • Introduction to the Worksheet
  • Debtors, Creditors, Accruals and Prepayments
  • Non-Current Assets and Depreciation

Course Description

The Certificate in Accounting and Finance program is an undergraduate-level certificate program which is intended to provide students with professional competencies and skills in applied accounting and finance that will enhance their career prospects in related fields.

Be among a select group of professionals in a stimulating and challenging career. Whether you want to work in public practice, at an accounting and finance firm, in business, in industry or in government, the accounting profession offers you a variety of rewarding career options. You can utilize the knowledge and skills obtained in a variety of different industries such as sports, entertainment, finance, technology or travel.

Learning Outcomes

You will be able to practice your profession in any of the following areas:

  • Accounting and business planning
  • Tax planning and preparation
  • Controllership services
  • Systems Advice and Implementation
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Budget Analysis Consultant
  • Business start-up advice
  • Financial planning
  • Financial reporting

Language Requirements

Applicants must demonstrate an adequate level of proficiency in English prior to admission, regardless of citizenship status or country of origin. McGill University has this language requirement in place to ensure that all students are provided with the opportunity to succeed in their chosen program.