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Computing and Financial Management

University of Waterloo

Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Computer Science
Finance, General
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $10,000
National: $10,500
International: $60,000
Scholarships:166
Careers:Software EngineerComputer and Information Systems ManagersBanking, Credit and Other Investment Managers

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. 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. Through Waterloo's co-op program, you'll earn money, have access to North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, and graduate with up to 2 years of valuable work experience.

Prerequisites:

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*90 to 93
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 
One other Grade 12 U course is required. A minimum final grade of 75% is required in the Grade 12 U English. Recommended courses: Introduction to Computer Science, Principles of Financial Accounting.
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.

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