20 months
26844 CAD/year
18360 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Finance program at the University of Toronto provides the most in-depth theoretical and applied finance training currently available.

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About this Degree

Aimed at experienced working professionals, the program at the University of Toronto  is delivered on Wednesday evenings and alternating Saturdays over 20 months. This enables students to advance their career without leaving work, and be able to apply the knowledge learned in the classroom immediately in the workplace. 

Finance students come from a variety of backgrounds such as financial risk, portfolio management, corporate finance, equity research, accounting, sales and trading, insurance, pensions, and legal settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Macroeconomics for Finance Professionals 
  • Financial Reporting and Financial Statement Analysis 
  • Advanced Accounting Topics for Finance 
  • Foundations of Finance 
  • Risk Management and Financial Institutions 
  • Investment Banking and Corporate Valuation
  • Analysis of Fixed Income Markets​

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Rotman School's additional admission requirements stated below.
  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university.
  • Passed the Common Final Exam (CFE) (or former UFE) for a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • Passed at least the Level II examination of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.
  • Graduated from the University of Toronto with high distinction (cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher).
  • Attained the professional designation in Engineering (PEng) or in Actuarial Sciences (ACIA or FCIA).

Work experience

  • At least two years of full-time work experience in finance or a finance-related field is strongly recommended.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    26844 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44740 CAD for the full programme during 20 months.
  • National

    18360 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30600 CAD for the full programme during 20 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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