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Lazaridis Master of Finance (MFin)

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Important Dates

Application deadlines:

All international: April 1, 2021

Waterloo domestic: May 30, 2021

Toronto domestic: July 30, 2021

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Earn a Degree Like No Other

The Master of Finance (MFin) degree has been named as the "must-have degree" by the Financial Times. The Lazaridis MFin degree is designed to help you pursue a career in finance in positions that demand both extensive finance knowledge and excellent quantitative research skills. The Lazaridis MFin program equips you with extensive knowledge in finance and critical thinking skills. Graduating with an MFin degree will allow you to pursue a career in some of the most innovative sectors of Canadian finance.

Program Options

We offer our MFin program in Waterloo for students looking for full-time studies, or for students who wish to participate in Canada’s largest business degree co-op program. We also offer our MFin program in downtown Toronto for working professionals looking to complete a degree outside of work hours and who are looking for a career boost.

Four Paths to Success

  • Full-Time in Waterloo
  • Full-Time in Waterloo with Co-op
  • Alternative Weekend in Toronto
  • Alternative Weekend in Toronto MFin and MBA double degree

Gain the knowledge and skills to excel in your career

Learning Outcomes The Lazaridis MFin Advantage
CFA Curriculum
  • Master the facts, ideas, and concepts required to earn your CFA designation (Level I, II, III)
  • Many Lazaridis MFin students enter the program with at least CFA Level I, and most earn additional designations shortly after graduating

 

Master Core Financial Concepts
  • Equity Markets
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Fixed Income Markets
  • Derivatives
  • Corporate Finance
  • Commercial Banking
  • Portfolio Management
  • Quantitative Analysis and Financial Modelling
  • Risk Management
Experiential Learning
  • Join the Lazaridis Graduate Student Investment Fund (LGSIF) and manage real money in real markets in real time.
  • Earn hands-on industry experience before you graduate in one of the following roles:
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Equity Analyst
  • Risk Analyst
  • Macro Analyst

 

Lazaridis and CFA Partnership

CFA Investment Institute logoThe Lazaridis MFin is a member of the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. You can prepare for all three levels of the CFA examinations while you work toward completing the MFin degree.

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