DeGroote School of Business

Risk. Reward. Determination.

DeGroote's Master of Finance prepares you to navigate financial risk and maximize opportunities in the high-stakes field of finance.
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The program that puts you first

Learn why MFin is right for you

Finance is all around us. It is at the core of every successful business. We need finance to manage and grow assets, to generate funds, and to provide strategic direction for how companies will exceed their goals. In the increasingly competitive and technical world of business, companies are actively seeking leaders who demonstrate a passion and affinity for finance in order to keep their companies accelerating forward.

The Master of Finance program at DeGroote will not only challenge how you think about finance, but will also help you launch your career in this fast-paced, competitive sector. A career in finance means something different to each of us – let us help you discover what it means to you.

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Global Association of Risk Professionals

The DeGroote MFin Program is a proud partner of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).​

While our MFin program is not exclusively a risk management program, our candidate profile, along with a number of our course offerings provide the basis of a strong financial risk management education. According to GARP, each of their partnership institutions “represents the best in financial education around the world.”

What to Expect

In only sixteen months, you will be provided with an in-depth training in finance, emphasizing the development of the analytical skills required to address the increasingly complex problems faced by the financial industry.​

Our program is composed of four terms. Students will complete two four-month academic terms, followed by one four-month scheduled break which provides an opportunity to seek employment, complete external certifications, or develop language skills. Students will return to complete one final four-month academic term in order to complete the program.

What To Expect Students

What you will learn

  • Essential skills and knowledge in economics, accounting and statistics.​
  • How to apply knowledge to core problems in modern finance.​
  • Practical experience working with programs such as VBA, MegaStat, R. Matlab, Python, EViews​.
  • Topics of particular interest and relevance to your anticipated career through elective courses.

Key Topics of Study

  • Capital structure and cost of capital
  • Capital asset pricing models
  • Regression analysis
  • GARCH and stochastic volatility models
  • Fixed-income securities and their markets
  • Stock price discovery process and return anomalies
  • Black-Scholes-Merton option pricing model
  • Stochastic calculus and Ito’s lemma
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Finite difference methods
  • Forecasting and optimization in finance
  • Derivatives pricing and hedging strategies
  • Arbitrage pricing, Fama-French models, APT
  • Hull-White model, HJM forward rate model, LIBOR market models
  • Credit risk modeling
  • Risk budgeting and optimization
  • Value-at-risk and expected shortfall

Stats About our September 2020 and January 2021 Cohorts

Academic Degrees

77 % Business
12 % Science
6 % Arts
4 % Engineering
1 % Mathematics

Gender Ratio

68 % Female
32 % Male

Region

Bangladesh
Canada
China
India
Pakistan
Taiwan

Average GMAT Score

655

Thinking About Applying?

If you’re interested in applying to the Master of Finance program, learn more about our application requirements.

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Feel free to download our brochure to learn more and to see if our program is the best fit for you!

APPLICATION DEADLINES

We expect that our application portal for September 2022 entry will open on September 3, 2021.
Round 1 October 22, 2021
Round 2 November 19, 2021
Round 3 January 14, 2022
Round 4 February 1, 2022
Round 5 * Domestic students only March 18, 2022