The Master of Finance degree (MFin) program is targeted at students who want to pursue a career in Finance in positions that demand both extensive finance knowledge as well as excellent quantitative research skills.
The Master of Finance graduate should be able to use econometric software packages to conduct empirical research in equities, fixed incomes, derivative products, corporate finance and portfolio management. Positions in finance that require this depth of analytical skills are found in major investment banks, pension funds, insurance companies and financial services consulting firms.
The program provides students an opportunity to prepare and write Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Levels I and II exams. The CFA is a globally recognized finance professional designation.
Students complete five-terms of study covering twelve (12) required courses and a research paper. The duration of the program is 20 months which includes two four-month work terms, in winter and fall, with firms in the financial services industry.
International Student Requirements:
Applicants whose language of instruction during the undergraduate degree was other than English must furnish evidence of proficiency in English prior to admission. Normally, this evidence is an acceptable score on one of the following: TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL Assessment.