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Wilfrid Laurier University School of Business & Economics
April 24, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Master of Finance



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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.

There are two streams of the MFin program:

Co-op Stream:
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 paid four-month work terms, with firms in the financial services industry. A complete list of courses can be found in the Program of Study. Course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Calendar 2012/2013. For the list of current co-op placements, please click here.

Non-Co-op Stream:
Students complete three-terms of study covering twelve (12) required courses and a research paper. The duration of the program is 12 months. A complete list of courses can be found in the Program of Study. Course descriptions can be found in the Graduate Academic Calendar 2012/2013.


For program information please contact: sbephdmasters@wlu.ca

For co-op information, please contact: Laurie Lahn.



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