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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Computer Science
Finance, General
Description:Gain expertise in two majors (computer science and finance) and become a valuable asset in any technology-dependent organization – especially in the ever-evolving financial technology industry.

As part of Computing and Financial Management (CFM), you'll study in two of Waterloo’s powerhouse institutions: the School of Accounting and Finance, where you’ll learn to understand sophisticated concepts of modern financial management, and the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, where you’ll acquire the skills to develop and maintain financial software.
URL:Computing and Financial Management at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $9,300
International: $45,700
Scholarships:123
Careers:Software EngineerComputer and Information Systems ManagersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*90 to 93
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Ontario students: six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including:

- Any Grade 12 U English (minimum final grade of 75% is required)

- Advanced Functions

- Calculus and Vectors

- One other Grade 12 U course

Recommended: Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Financial Accounting.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    We strongly encourage you to participate in the Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest and/or the Euclid Mathematics Contest to enhance your admissions status. To be considered for entrance scholarships in the Faculty of Mathematics, you must write one or both of the contests. If you complete both contests, we'll use the results of the contest in which you performed best.

    * 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 September 03, 2020

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