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Admission Requirements

Master of Finance (Executive) Part-Time

  • A four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent, in economics, finance or business with a finance concentration.*
  • Minimum B+ average in your last two years of full-time study.
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, with the mandatory completion of the GMAT test scoring 620 or higher or the GRE equivalent.**
  • Letters of reference: Normally one academic reference and two professional references, or three professional references with more than five years of work experience.
  • At least two years of full-time work experience.

Double Degree Master of Finance (Executive) Part-Time with MBA

  • A four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university.
    • Applicants whose language of instruction was other than English during their undergraduate degree must supply evidence of proficiency in English prior to admission.
      • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): A minimum score of 573 paper-based, 100 internet-based (with minimum skills scores of 21 in each of the four skills sets), or
      • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or its equivalent: A minimum score of seven.
    • For more information, refer to our English proficiency requirements.
  • Minimum B+ standing (77%) in your final year of university study or your 10 most recent half-credit university degree courses.
  • Evidence of strong quantitative skills, with the mandatory completion of the GMAT test with a score of 620 or higher.**
    • If you passed the CFA level I exam, the GMAT requirement can be waived.
    • The GMAT is mandatory for all applicants who have completed their previous degrees outside of Canada.
  • Letters of reference: Normally one academic reference and two professional references, or three professional references with more than five years of work experience.
  • At least two years of full-time work experience.

How to Apply

Applications to the Toronto part-time Master of Finance program are considered on a rolling basis. The application deadline is Aug. 15.

Your application must be completed (OUAC application completed and supplemental documents and references submitted) by this date. Apply through OUAC early as this process takes at least two weeks.

After you have submitted your OUAC application, paid the non-refundable application fee, and Laurier has received your application, you'll receive an email from fgps@wlu.ca advising you to upload the additional required documentation to Laurier’s Online Viewing system.

Visit our Graduate Admissions Toolkit for more information about applying.

Application Checklist

To apply to our Master of Finance program, you must include:

  • The application summary, which is generated after you complete your OUAC application (log back in to OUAC to retrieve it).
  • Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work.
  • A completed statement of intent.
  • An official GMAT score.
  • A résumé of your academic and work experience. Include a history of your publication and scholarly paper activity and any other information you feel will interest the admissions committee.
  • Completed reference forms. Reference forms are electronically submitted to Laurier by the referee and do not need to be uploaded.
  • IELTS or TOEFL scores (if your native language is not English and you did not complete your most recent degree in English medium)

For MFin Full-time in Waterloo, visit LazaridisMFin.ca.

Contact Us:

Toronto Part-Time MFin

E: mfin@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x3013

Important Dates and Events

Dec. 7, 2018: MFin Breakfast Seminar.

Dec. 7, 2018: Book a one-on-one meeting in Toronto.

Jan. 5, 2019: First consideration deadline for Sept. 2019 intake.

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