Learn both theoretical knowledge and practical skills for a career in wealth management - 2020/2021
This innovative collaborative program will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to take on the exciting wealth and finance industry with confidence.
The Finance and Wealth Management program is a 4-year collaborative program offered by King's University College at Western University and Fanshawe College. Successful graduates of the program will receive a Bachelor of Arts - Finance (3 year) degree from Western University and a Business - Finance (2 year) diploma from Fanshawe College.
In addition, the educational component of the CFP® certification can be completed, as well as preparation to write the exams for Investment Funds In Canada; Canadian Securities Course and Life Licensing Qualification Program which will further enhance their career opportunities.
How to apply
Admission to the program is competitive, and possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Finance and Wealth Management is available for full-time registration only.
Once accepted into the program, students will alternate between the two institutions: Year 1 - King's, Year 2 - Fanshawe, Year 3 - King's and Year 4 - Fanshawe, first semester/King's, second semester.
Admission Requirements - 2020/2021
- Achieved a minimum overall high school average of 80% (calculated on the top 6U/M grade 12 courses, including pre-requisites);
- Completed MCV4U or equivalent with a minimum final grade of 60%;
- Admission to the program is competitive, and possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
Program course requirements at King's and Fanshawe
Students complete their course work at alternating campuses until the fourth year when they complete one semester at King's and one semester at Fanshawe. Students in the Finance and Wealth Management program may apply to participate in co-op opportunities available through Fanshawe College. This participation would extend the length of program outlined in the agreement should they opt for the additional two work terms required to complete a co-op program. Participation in the co-op program is not guaranteed. This program indicates completion of the educational component of FPSC's CFP® certification program. To be authorized to use the CFP® and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® marks, individuals must complete additional examination, experience and ethics requirements.
Year 1, King's
Course code Course name Credits Economics 1021A Principles of Microeconomics 0.5 Math 1229A Methods of Matrix Algebra 0.5 Business 1220E Introduction to Business 1.0 Economics 1022B Principles of Macroeconomics 0.5 Math 1225A/B or
Methods of Calculus or
Calculus for the Social Sciences
0.5 Elective Category B (Arts) Credit 1.0 Elective Elective (1000 level) 1.0
Year 2, Fanshawe
Course code Course name Credits WRIT1032/34 Reason and Writing 0.5 BUSI1068 Effective Meetings & Presentations 0.5 FINA1024 Financial Planning 0.5 FINA1053 Mutual Funds in Canada 0.5 MKTG1012 Introduction to Marketing 0.5 MATH1057 Math of Finance 0.5 COMM3020 Business Communications 0.5 INSR3014 Life & Health Insurance Planning 0.5 FINA3032 Investment in Canada 0.5 FINA1013 Retirement Planning 0.5 FINA1025 Individual Taxation 0.5 FINA1040 Consumer Credit 0.5
Year 3, King's
Course code Course name Credits Economics 2220A Intermediate Macroeconomics I 0.5 Economics 2222A Econometrics 1 0.5 Business 2257 Accounting & Business Analysis 1.0 ACTURSCI 2053 Actuarial Sciences 1.0 Economics 2221B Intermediate Macroeconomics II 0.5 Economics 2223B Econometrics 2 0.5 2XXXE Senior Essay Course
(2000 level or above)
Year 4, King's and Fanshawe
Semester 1: Fanshawe Semester 2: King's
- FINA3036: Comp. Financial Plan (0.5 credit)
- FINA3041: Portfolio Management (0.5 credit)
- FINA3030: Tax Planning (0.5 credit)
- FINA1012: Risk Management & Estate Planning (0.5 credit)
- MGMT3059: Strategic Client Engagement (0.5 credit)
- LAWS3018: Business Law (0.5 credit)
- MOS 3310B: Finance for MOS (0.5 credit)
- MOS 3312B: Derivatives Securities for MOS (0.5 credit)
- Economic 3370B: International Finance (0.5 credit)
- Elective at or above 2XXXB level (0.5 credit)