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Advanced Diploma Business Administration - Financial Planning (BAF)
Advanced Diploma Business Administration - Financial Planning (BAF)

Advanced Diploma Business Administration - Financial Planning (BAF)

  • ID:SC010010
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$90.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,133.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$808.00
  • Application Fee:$90.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$15,133.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$10,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$808.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent,

  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course

  • Mathematics: Grade 12 C or U, or Grade 11 U or M, or equivalent course

English Requirements

  • CAEL CE and CAEL online, Minimum 60

  • Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE), Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

  • Duolingo, Minimum score 105 to 110

  • IELTS Academic, Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

  • PTE Academic, Minimum score 58

  • TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL and Home Edition), Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

  • TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered, No skill below 20

Course Information

This three-year advanced diploma program will develop your in-depth knowledge of personal and financial planning including personal taxation, estate planning, retirement planning, insurance, investment strategies and risk management. In this program you will also have the opportunity to write various professional certifications required to excel in the financial sector.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Ability to use financial planning software

  • Communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ethics and professionalism

  • Sales and marketing 

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Semester 1: Offered in Fall, Winter and Summer

  • BAM101, Introduction to Business Administration

  • COM101 or COM111, Communicating Across Contexts or Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)

  • ISC100, Introduction to Studies at Seneca

  • MBF100* or MBF101*, Mathematics of Business and Finance or Mathematics of Business and Finance

  • MRK108, Introduction to Marketing

Semester 2: Offered in Fall, Winter and Summer

  • ACC106, Accounting I

  • MGS350, Management Studies: Canadian Business Law

  • MRK213, Foundations of Strategic Marketing and Planning

  • SMS202, Business Computer Applications

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 3: Offered in Fall and Winter

  • ACC212, Financial Analysis

  • EAC594, Business Communication for the Digital Workplace

  • HRA701, Introduction to Human Resources Management

  • OPM400, Production and Operations Management - Manufacturing and Services

  • plus: General Education Course

Semester 4: Offered in Winter and Summer

  • BUS205, Entrepreneurship for Financial Services

  • BUS400, Business Economics

  • FIS403, Financial Management

  • OBR250, Organizational Behaviour

  • RFC121, Introduction to Financial Planning and Economics

Semester 5: Offered in Fall

  • RFC122, Taxation for Financial Planners

  • RFC124, Risk Management & Insurance in Financial Planning

  • RFC125, Understanding Investments and Investment Strategy

  • RFC126, Canadian Investment Funds

  • RFC127, Call Centre Operations

  • RFC223, Ethics and Marketing of Financial Products

  • CAP500, Career Planning (non Work-Integrated Learning option only)

  • WTP100, Work Term Preparation (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

  • Work-Integrated Learning Term: Offered in Winter

  • BAF331, Business Administration - Financial Planning, Co-op (Work-Integrated Learning option only)

Semester 6: Offered in Winter and Summer

  • QNM223, Business Statistics

  • RFC221, Retirement Planning and Benefits

  • RFC222, Estate Planning

  • RFC225, Investment Strategies and Tactics

  • RFC230, Financial Planning and Management

  • plus: General Education Course

  • * Students will be placed in the appropriate level of mathematics depending on their math skills assessment results. Students who are placed in MTH158: Introduction to Mathematics (Algebra) will be required to complete this course before taking MBF100.
    Note: The following course will not fulfil a General Education requirement: ECN550.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Banks

  • Trusts

  • Insurance companies

  • Brokerages

  • Financial planning firms

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $808CAD

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