Master of Finance in Canada at SMU




University Saint Mary’s University (SMU)
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type Public
Program Type Full-time
Program Delivary On campus
Language English
Program Duration 16 months
Students 7,000
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Detailed Information of Master of Finance in Canada at Saint Mary’s University

Program Overview for Master of Finance in Canada:

The Sobey School of Business Master of Finance (MFin) program is challenging, demanding, and rigorous. You will acquire the strategic financial skills required by employers around the world. Sobey MFin effectively prepares graduates for their careers:

  • Financial analysis and advising
  • Portfolio and risk management
  • Corporate finance

The program will thoroughly prepare you for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)® exams. You will have the tools and confidence to achieve career success in a highly competitive field in just one year. The Sobey MFin program is a formal CFA® Affiliate.

The Benefits

Prepare for the challenging financial world. Sobey School of Business Master of Finance will help you become a job seeker for employers. Get the information you need for excellence and a global perspective, extensive knowledge, and honed skills to become a leading financial professional. The Sobey MFin program is a critical step for your future success.

Our 12-month intensive course will cover key topics from microeconomics to business strategy, corporate finance, and risk management. Our course is modular, so you will build a solid knowledge base and then develop it logically and structured through the course.

Recognized and Accredited

Our Master of Finance program is recognized by the CFA Institute. The CFA title represents the gold standard for financial professionals. This recognition acknowledges that our program contains a large portion of the CFA Program Candidate Knowledge System (CBOK), including the CFA Institute's Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct. We do our best to prepare MFin students for the CFA designation. 

Sobey Business School is accredited by the Association of Advanced Business Schools (AACSB), recognizing our commitment to continually improving our courses and programs. This accreditation represents the highest performance standard of global business schools and is awarded only to 5% of business schools.

Career Services for Success

Studying for a master's degree in finance will put you in the fast lane of a successful financial career. This program includes their preparation for the CFA Level 1 and Level 2 exams but Master of Finance students can also obtain comprehensive professional services through Sobey Career Services. The office provides expert guidance and advice on the skills you need to impress employers for top-tier positions after graduation. 

Through career development seminars, personal career coaching, and expert coaching courses, you will learn how to connect with potential employers and be remembered, how to improve your interview skills to get the most impact, and how to make an effective resume. Finance is a tremendously competitive field, and professional consulting will prepare you for the challenges.

Sobey School of Business provides you with unique advantages through our cooperation with Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette. This nationally recognized recruitment and the human capital company hosts professional development courses with our graduate students and provides you with exciting networking opportunities.

Services for Students

We offer a wide range of tools and resources to help you:

  • Define your career goals
  • Build a strong network
  • Develop effective job search skills
  • Take part in valuable networking events
  • Benefit from personalized career coaching.

The eligibility for Master of Finance in Canada for both domestic and international student is:

A four-year university degree (or equivalent) in mathematics, engineering, physics, computer science, economics, or other mathematical disciplines with an overall minimum average of B;

An average score across all quantitative courses of:

  • 75% for applicants with engineering, physics, computer science, and mathematics degrees
  • 80% for applicants with business degrees
  • 85% for applicants with economics and international trade degrees

Additional Documents Required:

  • Supplemental Form
  • A satisfactory score on the GMAT will be considered an asset
  • A current CV/Resume
  • Transcripts: We will accept uploaded unofficial transcripts for evaluation purposes. Applicants must upload a grading scale with their unofficial transcripts. Successful applicants will be required to submit official final transcripts. 
  • Two (2) Recommendation Forms, one of which should be from an academic source.

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Canadian Citizens or Permanent Resident cardholders who are accepted into the MFin program are automatic…

These are the test eligibilities for the Master of Finance to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for Master of Finance in Canada: are:

N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The scholarships available for the Master of Finance are:


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Steele MTEI Scholarships is given to both domestic and international students

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Sammy Ho Scholarship is available to international students only at the MTEI program.

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Canadian citizens or permanent residents entering the MBA program in the Sobey School of Business as ful…

The international student tuition fees and costs for Master of Finance in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees C$110.00
Tuition Fees C$48,000.00 for whole program
Living Cost $10,800.00/year
($900.00/month)
Student Earning C$16,064.00/year
You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of C$12.55/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for Master of Finance in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees C$110.00
Tuition Fees C$38,500.00 for whole program
Living Cost $10,800.00/year
($900.00/month)
Student Earning C$16,064.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of C$12.55/hour.

Entrance scholarships are available. Apply early for consideration!

Sobey School of Business
Recruitment and Admissions, Graduate Programs
Sobey Building, Saint Mary's University
902-420-5010
info.sobeygrad@smu.ca

Master of Finance Administration Office
master.finance@smu.ca
902-491-6460

Dr. J. Colin Dodds
MFin Director

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