Course code: #FSA
This two-year diploma program prepares you for entry-level roles on the front line of the financial services industry.
You will learn fundamental business principles and practices that will allow you to provide financial advice related to day-to-day banking, credit and mutual fund investments.
At Seneca College, you can complete industry-demanded courses that will open career opportunities in the investment, property, and casualty insurance industries.
In addition to the customer service training you will receive as part of this program, you will choose courses in one of four areas:
Emotional intelligence, business ethics, negotiation strategies, or intercultural behaviour and communication.
Throughout this program, you will develop the following skills:
This program is offered in Seneca's hybrid delivery format, with some courses available in Seneca's flexible delivery format. Some coursework is online, and some must be completed in person.
For courses offered in a flexible delivery format, professors use innovative learning spaces and technology to teach students in a classroom or lab and broadcast in real-time to students attending remotely.
|Cost of living||1 person||$8,292|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$8,650|
Duolingo: Minimum score 105 to 110
As an international student, you have the option of learning English at Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) before starting your professional program.
There are eight (8) levels in the ELI that are seven (7) weeks in length each. There are six (6) start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and November.
If you apply to a professional program and you do not meet Seneca’s English requirements, you may receive an Offer of Admission to your program that is conditional upon completion of the English Language Institute.
The college will use your English test score to place you at the most appropriate ELI level. If you do not have an English score, you will take a placement test when you arrive on campus.
|ELI Level||Duolingo||TOEIC||IELTS Academic||TOEFL iBT||Cambridge||EIKEN Grade||PTE Academic|
|Level 1||10 - 25||10 - 225||2.0 (all bands 2.0)||0 - 12||<142||4 - 5 (419)||10 - 20|
|Level 2||30 - 40||230 - 295||2.5 (all bands 2.5)||13 - 19||<142||3 (1456)||21 - 25|
|Level 3||45 - 50||300 - 395||3.0 (all bands 3.0)||20 - 29 (S/W 8)||<142||Pre-2 (1728)||26 - 30|
|Level 4||55 - 60||400 - 495||3.5 (all bands 3.5)||30 - 39 (S/W 10)||<142||Pre-2 (1854)||31 - 35|
|Level 5||65 - 70||500 - 570||4.0 (all bands 4.0)||40 - 49 (S/W 12)||142 - 146||2 (1980)||36 - 40|
|Level 6||75 - 80||575 - 645||4.5 (all bands 4.5)||50 - 59 (S/W 14)||147 - 153||2 (2141)||41 - 45|
|Level 7||85 - 90||650 - 720||5.0 (all bands 5.0)||60 - 69 (S/W 16)||154 - 161||Pre-1 (2304)||46 - 50|
|Level 8||95 - 100||725 and above||5.5 (all bands 5.5)||70 - 79 (S/W 18)||162 - 168||Pre-1 (2467)||51 - 57|
|Levels 6, 7 and 8: ELI plus Seneca subjects. Earn up to four Seneca credits while in the ELI.|
|Fee items||Fees per Session (7 weeks / 1 level)||Fees per Semester (14 weeks / 2 levels)|
After finishing Level 8, You will receive a Certificate of Standing from the ELI, and you will be automatically registered in your program at Seneca. You will not have to take another English test.
Mature applicants applying to degree programs must be 19 years old by the first day of scheduled classes and have been away from high school for at least two years.
Mature applicants must meet all program-specific prerequisite courses. Pre-admission testing is not permitted to meet degree program prerequisites.
Minimum grades of 40% in all Grade 12 subjects. Must have program-required subjects in the final year of high school
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