Program Information

School: Vancouver Island University
Faculty: Business and Management
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Business Administration and Management, General
Financial Planning and Services
Description: The Finance major is offered as a specialization for the Bachelor of Business Administration program and will prepare students for a career in the financial services industry. Graduates of the B.B.A. Finance major are working domestically and internationally. Graduates may pursue careers as bank managers, estate brokers, investment brokers and analysts, security traders, insurance brokers, and corporate financial officers.

In the Finance major, students will learn about the needs of business in making financial decisions, planning new capital expansion projects, investing in real estate or working with financial firms to offer employee benefit options. These skills are applicable to a variety of industries since all businesses need to make financial decisions. The curriculum will also cover areas of corporate finance, banking and insurance, investment banking and management, and international finance.

URL: Business Administration – Financial Services at Vancouver Island University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,519
Careers: Managers in Other Services,Financial Planners, Investigators, and Underwriters,Business Managment Consultants See More…

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Principles of Mathematics  or  Grade12 Applied Mathematics 

– graduation from a B.C. secondary school, or equivalent, with a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples; – previous degree from a recognized university; – visiting student from a college or university (a “Letter of Permission” from the home institution is required); – transfer student from a college or university (at least 24 transferable university-level credits completed); – mature student—at least 21 years of age (or will turn 21 in the first semester of admission) and has a minimum “C” grade in either English 12 or English 12 First Peoples. Priority will be given to students with Mathematics 12. Students without Mathematics 12 must have a minimum grade of C+ in Principles of Mathematics 11 and must upgrade with MATH 151 during the first semester.