Finance and Wealth Management

This innovative collaborative financial management program will give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to take on the exciting wealth and finance industry with confidence. This program is a four-year collaborative degree offered by King’s University College at Western University and Fanshawe College. Successful graduates of the program will receive a Bachelor of Arts - Finance (three-year) degree from Western University and a Business - Finance (two-year) diploma from Fanshawe College.

Gain both theory and practice with this collaborative financial management degree - 2022/2023

First-year students apply to the Finance and Wealth Management program via OUAC, within the Social Science program at King’s (OUAC code EKO) and must meet the admission requirements:

  • Achieve a minimum overall high school average of 80% (calculated on the top 6U/M grade 12 courses, including pre-requisites);
  • Complete MCV4U or equivalent with a minimum final grade of 60%;

Admission to this financial management program is competitive, and possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

Once accepted into the program, students will alternate between the two institutions:

  • Year 1 - King’s
  • Year 2 - Fanshawe
  • Year 3 - King’s
  • Year 4 - Fanshawe, first semester/King’s, second semester

In addition, the educational component of the CFP® certification can be completed (an approved degree is a requirement for CFP® certification in 2022), 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.

Available in a traditional, full-time in-class format with a September admission.

 

(1) PFP®, Personal Financial Planner® and the logo are trademarks owned by the Canadian Securities Institute, Copyright © 2021.

(2) QAFP™, QUALIFIED ASSOCIATE FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the logo are certification marks of FP Canada™ used under license.

(3) CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® and the logo are trademarks owned by Financial Planning Standards Board Ltd. (FPSB Ltd.) and used under license by FP Canada™. Copyright © 2021 FP Canada™. All rights reserved.

 

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.

View full course listing for Finance and Wealth Management.

 

Career Information

Graduates of Fanshawe’s Finance and Wealth Management program are prepared for a rewarding and varied career helping people from all walks of life manage and grow their wealth.

Did you know Fanshawe consistently ranks high in graduate employment rates among large colleges in Ontario? 

Here are some examples of career opportunities for graduates of Fanshawe’s Finance and Wealth Management program:

Financial Services Representative

Build productive relationships with clients, apply skills in the areas of personal credit, mutual funds and day-to-day banking.

Financial Advisor

Use social intelligence and problem-solving skills to provide clients with practical solutions and advice.

Financial Planning Associate

Start your career in the financial services sector by providing administrative support to financial planners and their clients.

Financial Planner

Develop comprehensive financial plans to help clients achieve their long-term financial goals.

Program Details

Program Code
FWM

Program Coordinator:

Brad Bishop, MBA, CFP, CIM

Delivery
Co-op
Day Time
Full-Time
Credential
Ontario College Diploma, Degree

Courses

Year 1, King's
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
Math 1230B
Methods of Calculus or
Calculus for the Social Sciences
0.5
Elective Category B (Arts) Credit 1.0
Elective Elective (1000 level) 1.0

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