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Finance, M.F.

  • Application Deadline
  • 20 months


Designed for working professionals with courses offered evenings and weekends, the Master of Finance (MF) at the Rotman School of Management is the premier program of its kind in Canada. The Rotman MF provides the most in-depth theoretical and applied finance training currently available. Our graduates become more than experts: they are tomorrow's finance leaders.

Key facts
  • Reputation & Location: The University of Toronto, located in the heart of downtown, steps away from Bay Street, is Canada’s top-ranked university and the only Canadian school in the global top 20. Rotman is Canada's #1 business school.
  • Real-Time Application: Influence your workplace by immediately practicing what you’ve learned. Hone your trading skills with the state-of-the-art BMO Financial Group Finance Research & Trading Lab.
  • Powerful Network: Small classes allow you to build a powerful, lifelong network.
  • Globally Renowned Faculty: Engage with top faculty and the world's foremost experts like John Hull, Peter Christoffersen and Alan White.
  • Master Your Career: Our career services for working professionals are dedicated to providing you tailored support to help you reach your goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Welcome Dinner Orientation
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Financial Reporting & Financial Statement Analysis
  • Macro-Economics
  • Forecasting Risks & Opportunities for Financial Securities
  • Analysis of Fixed Income Markets
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Corporate Finance and Valuation 
  • Derivatives 
  • Risk Management & Financial Institutions
  • Investment Banking
  • Investments
  • Leadership & Negotiations 
  • Applications of Derivatives Products
  • Applied Portfolio Management 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 20 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree, or its equivalent, with a final year average of at least mid-B from a recognized university
  • You must complete the online admissions application form available from the program's admission requirements page.
  • A $120 application fee is required. This fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • Two letters of reference; however, you should review your program-specific list of admission requirements to determine if additional letters of reference are required.
  • If your primary language is not English and you graduated from a non-Canadian university where the language of instruction and examination was not English, then you must complete an acceptable English language proficiency test.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of two years of work experience in finance or a finance-related field is required
  • On average applicants have five years of work experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45308 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45308 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.
  • National

    35684 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35684 CAD per year and a duration of 20 months.
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