Pursuing a graduate degree in finance can be a challenging and rewarding experience, but it requires a significant amount of preparation. To succeed in the Master of Science in Finance program, it is important to be well-versed in the fundamental concepts of finance, as well as have a solid foundation in mathematical and quantitative skills.
Graduates MSc Finance
Position Yourself for Success
Understand the role of finance in business. This full-time, 16-month SFU Beedie MSc Finance program is based in downtown Vancouver. It teaches you the fundamentals of finance, asset pricing, data analytics, investment banking, and private equity.
It’s not all theory. You’ll also get the chance to be a part of the Student Investment Advisory Service (SIAS) Fund to manage an investment portfolio with a market value in excess of $20+ million CAD, develop a personalized career plan, and secure employment opportunities.
Average Cohort Size (1)
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Sources: (1) Incoming 2022 Cohort. (2) Maclean's Magazine, Canada’s best Comprehensive universities: Rankings 2023. (3) Mercer, Quality of living city ranking 2019.
Who it’s for
We designed the MSc Finance program to meet the increasing global demand for finance professionals, the program covers the fundamentals of finance, fintech, asset pricing, investment banking, private equity and much more and is ideal for early- to mid-career professionals with a facility for quantitative finance.
What you'll learn
The full-time, 16-month curriculum is based on a foundation of financial theory and real-world experience. Choose between two streams: Investment Management and Research.
Where it can take you
Strong finance skills are essential for any organization. Be prepared to succeed in a career in investment management, risk management or academia, and any area that calls for a thorough understanding of financial theory and well-developed quantitative and analytical skills. Potential employers include banks and financial institutions, investment and public accounting firms, fintech and other start-ups, securities regulators, governments, management consulting firms and insurance companies.
Watch Now: Hear from our MSc Finance Alumnus Peter Grypma how the program helped shape his career as a Consultant at KPMG.
Meet our Students and Alumni
There’s no need to take our words for it – our students and alumni are our greatest ambassadors. Learn about their experiences in the MSc Finance program and how it has helped them reach their career goals.
How to Get the Most Out of Your MSc Finance Journey
Students attend business schools for various reasons. For me, besides studying, the whole experience is important. So far, in my MSc Finance journey at Beedie, I have honed my skills in teamwork, interviewing, understanding the market, and getting hands-on experience in investment management.
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