Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto


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School:Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto
Faculty:Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Field of Study:Finance, General

From classic corporate finance to FinTech disruption, gain valuable knowledge and skills that will have an immediate impact on your current role — and transform your future.

Accelerate your finance career by earning your MFin from Rotman. This innovative 20-month program features top-ranked faculty, cutting-edge curriculum and dynamic connections to Bay Street. The program is aimed for experienced working professionals, and is delivered on Wednesday evenings and alternating Saturdays over 20 months. Designed for finance professionals living and working in the Toronto area, the program offers a mix of theoretical and applied courses at the highest levels. 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.

The Master of Finance (MF) at the Rotman School of Management is the premier program of its kind in Canada. The Rotman MF provides the most in-depth theoretical and applied finance training currently available. Our graduates become more than experts: they are tomorrow's finance leaders.

Education for diverse backgrounds

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.

Reputation and location: The University of Toronto, located in the heart of downtown, steps away from Bay Street, is Canada's top-ranked university.

Real-time application: Influence your workplace by immediately practicing what you've learned. Hone your trading skills with the state-of-the-art BMO Financial Group Finance Research & Trading Lab.

Powerful network: Small classes allow you to build a powerful, lifelong network.

Globally renowned faculty: Engage with top faculty and the world's foremost experts like John Hull and Alan White.

Master your career: Our career services team are dedicated to providing you tailored support to help you reach your goals.

Courses include:

  • Advanced Accounting
  • Analysis of Fixed Income Markets
  • Application of Derivative Products
  • Applied Portfolio Management
  • Financial Reporting and Financial Statement Analysis
  • Forecasting Risks and Opportunities
  • Foundations of Finance
  • Innovations in Finance
  • Investment Banking and Corporate Valuation
  • Investments
  • Macroeconomics for Finance Professionals
  • Risk Management and Financial Institutions
URL:Finance at Rotman School of Management - University of Toronto
Course Based:Yes
Length:20 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $62,110
International: $90,370

The fee listed is the total tuition fee.
Enrolment #:32
Careers:Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Work Experience

    • Minimum of two years of work experience in finance or a finance-related field strongly recommended.
    • On average applicants have five years of work experience.

    This program is structured for working professionals. We recommend all students have employment in the Greater Toronto area prior to starting their studies.

    Undergraduate Degree

    A minimum GPA of 3.0 or a mid-B average (or equivalent) in the final year of a bachelor's degree from a recognized university.

    GMAT / GRE Score

    A GMAT or GRE score must be submitted. Some exceptions apply. Visit our website for details.


    2 work references, submitted as part of the online application.


    1 written essay (250 words) & 1 video essay, submitted as part of the online application.


    All candidates who are admitted to the program will be interviewed. Interviews are by invitation only.

    English Language Proficiency

    One of the following:

    • Undergraduate or graduate degree from a recognized English language university.
    • TOEFL iBT or IELTS (visit our website for details or required scores).

    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Management Admission Test
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 July 30, 2020