Western Graduate & Postdoctoral  Studies


Graduate Diploma (GDip)

Program Websites

Program Contact

Nadia Kirkland (cpa@uwo.ca)

Ivey Business School

Western University
London, Ontario N6G 0N1

t. 519-661-2111 ext. 86395

The Graduate Diploma in Accounting program is designed to prepare undergraduates for entrance into CPA Canada’s Professional Education Program (PEP) at an advanced level and the ultimate completion of the non-work experience requirements of the CPA designation. The diploma is offered by the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies through the Ivey Business School (Ivey) and the Dan Management and Organization Studies Program in the Faculty of Social Science (DAN).

Times to Completion

  • 13 weeks

Curriculum Options

  • Full-time study

Admission Requirements

  • For the 2017 offering, DAN Management and Organizational Studies Program will consider any applicants that meet the CPA requirements. Ivey Business School will only be accepting students from the Ivey program.
  • Achieved at least a 72 per cent average across required third and fourth year CPA courses taken at Western or other undergraduate institutions.

Additional Requirements

  • A 250-word Statement of Interest.

Application Deadline(s)

2017 Session

  • February 28, 2017 - Acceptance notification by March 30.
  • DAN Program: May 3 - July 31, 2017