12 months
53412 CAD/year
35946 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Finance program offered by York University is a 12-month full-time program that provides students with the robust real-world training and analytical foundation needed for a rewarding career in modern finance.

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Students will develop their understanding of corporate finance, risk management, private equity, compliance and more. Courses place a strong emphasis on real-world applications and context. Critical topics in governance, ethics and the legal aspects of finance are embedded in the MF curriculum.

Students also participate in Finance Research Seminars and the Professional Seminar Series, with courses in Ethics and Governance and options to specialize in Capital Markets or Financial Risk Management.

The Schulich MF is a program partner of the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute, the global industry standard for finance professionals. The MF curriculum covers a significant portion of the CFA’s body of knowledge, enabling students to prepare for all three levels of the CFA as they pursue their MF. Students also benefit from CFA online resources, scholarships and industry networking events.

The Schulich MF is a program partner of the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation offered by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). The MF curriculum covers at least 70% of the FRM’s level one exam, preparing students for the two levels of the FRM exams after completing the MF degree. Students are entitled to use GARP online resources free of charge. They are also eligible to apply for GARP’s scholarships and fellowship. In addition, they can join GARP’s networking events.

Career Opportunities

The Schulich MF program will equip you with the specialized finance knowledge to be a leader in today’s complex business environment.  Recruiters value the technical expertise, financial decision-making and communication skills of Schulich MF graduates.

Throughout the MF program, you will also have access to the Career Development Centre (CDC). As Schulich’s in-house team of certified Career Coaches and Industry Advisors, the CDC offers  a wealth of innovative programs, resources and individualized coaching to help you launch your career. Meet alumni, recruiters and industry leaders at corporate information sessions and other CDC events and enjoy online access to the very best career tools available.

Your Schulich MF program will open up opportunities for you in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Consulting, Risk Management, Market Risk, Fixed Income and Asset Management among others. Coupled with your financial modeling training and Bloomberg learning, you will bring a heightened level of financial expertise to your career.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Intermediate Financial Accounting for Finance Majors 
  • Econometrics of Financial Markets 
  • Research Seminar Series 
  • Professional Seminar Series 
  • Financial Management and Valuation 
  • Institutional Wealth Management 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with a minimum B+ average in the last two full years (or equivalent) of academic work.
    • Applicants with 3-year degrees may be considered for admission with one year of work experience
  • Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Work experience

    • Post degree work experience is recommended but not required
    • One year of full-time, post-graduate work experience required for applicants holding 3-year degrees

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      53412 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 26706 CAD per semester during 12 months.
    • National

      35946 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 17973 CAD per semester during 12 months.


    Living costs for Toronto

    1502 - 2563 CAD /month
    Living costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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