University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

Financial Economics (MFE)

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Economics, General
Finance, General
Description:The Master of Financial Economics (MFE) is a non-thesis degree. Students follow a three-term, 16-month program, consisting of 12 one-term courses and a four-month summer internship between terms two and three. Students follow a core program which includes elective courses offered by the Department of Economics and the Rotman School of Management.

The Master of Financial Economics Program at the University of Toronto is a collaborative program of the Department of Economics and the Rotman School of Management. Graduates of the program will receive a professional degree called the Master of Financial Economics (MFE). It is offered on a full-time basis only with one admission date -- August.

URL:Financial Economics (MFE) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Length:16 Month(s)
Application #:250
Enrolment #:%
Acceptance Rate:
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersEconomists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
Applicants must have completed or must be in the final year of an appropriate bachelor's degree program from a recognized university, with a B+ standing in the final year of that program. Strong preparation in economics, including full-year courses in intermediate-level micro and macro theory, and full-year university-level courses in each of calculus and statistics. Evidence of strong communication skills, both oral and written. Relevant work experience and/or previous training in finance is useful but not required. Achievement of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance into the program. Preference is given to students who have completed, with high standing, advanced-level courses in any or all of economics, mathematics, and econometrics.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 26, 2017