At a glance:

Application deadline

  • January 15 (for admission in September)

Graduate research fields

  • Empirical/Archival Research in Accounting
  • Judgement and Decision-Making

Study options

  • Thesis

Minimum admission requirements

  • Successful completion of a Master's degree or Honour's Bachelor's degree with at least an 80% average.
  • Students from various backgrounds, including economics, mathematics, statistics, behavioural science, and related disciplines are encouraged to apply. Admission will not be confined to those with a background in accounting, commerce, or business administration.
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Three academic references
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 100 (writing 26, speaking 26), IELTS 7.5 (writing 7.0, speaking 7.0)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs 

  • To determine the tuition and incidental fees per term for your program, visit the Graduate program tuition page on the Finance website. Once you are on the page:
    • Choose your program type: master’s & diploma programs or doctoral programs
    • Choose your residency status: Canadian/permanent resident or international
    • Choose a term (tuition amounts for future terms are posted approximately two months prior to the start of each term and incidental fees are subject to change)
    • Find your program under the appropriate faculty. Tuition amounts are listed per term, with three terms occurring over the course of a year.
  • Review the study and living costs

Due to funding restrictions, the Faculty of Arts is currently limiting the number of international students we can admit. Please contact the department's Associate Chair, Graduate Studies prior to applying to discuss your interest in this program.