Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Business - Finance

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Finance, General
Description:The finance discipline of the Faculty of Business Administration offers a broad range of courses that are concerned with the financial sector of the economy. The courses are designed to prepare individuals entering management positions in corporate finance, investment management, banking institutions, international finance, and government agencies focused on private finance. Established in 1997, the Finance Major of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree Program now has graduates working in organizations across Canada as well as pursuing academic careers.

Finance is at the forefront of business strategy, penetrating all aspects of the business world. Finance has three distinct areas of focus - corporate finance, banking and investment management. With the purpose of maximizing the value of a firm, corporate finance involves obtaining and managing a firm's funds, seizing new opportunities, minimizing risk, and driving strategic change. Investment management involves making informed decisions about financial securities by utilizing bond pricing models, stock valuation techniques and portfolio management theory.
URL:Business - Finance at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,578

Please note that there is a co-op participation fee of $722 for students wishing to enter the co-op stream. The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Scholarships:7
Careers:Managers in Other ServicesFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersBusiness Managment ConsultantsSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Gr. 12 U English and 1 credit in Gr. 12 U Math; 4 additional Gr. 12 U or M credits. Note: Applicants without Gr. 12 U Math will be considered for admission but will be required to take a prescribed course as a First Year elective. A minimum 70% overall final average is required for admission consideration.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 02, 2017

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