Master of Finance Co-op

Master of Finance Co-op program features

Laurier's Master of Finance co-op program is accredited until December 31, 2019 by the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education.
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The MFin program includes two four-month work terms, typically in financial services or government, and lasts 20 months. Students are equipped to conduct empirical research in equities, fixed incomes, derivative products, corporate finance and portfolio management.

The program provides students an opportunity to prepare and write Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA ®) Levels I and II exams. The CFA® is a globally recognized finance professional designation.

Master of Finance co-op work/study sequence

Fall (September - December) Winter (January - April) Spring (May - August)

Investment Management
Financial Reporting and Analysis I
Foundation in Finance and Professional Ethics
Economics and Quantitative Methods
Work Term 1 Derivatives and Financial Risk Management
Advanced Corporate Finance
Fixed Income Analysis
One finance elective
Work Term 2

Economics and Quantitative Methods
Financial Reporting and Analysis II
Advanced Investment Management
CFA Level I Review*

Some students may choose
to do an eight-month work term
from May through December.

* Waived if students already passed CFA® Level I exam

Sample Jobs Typically Held by Graduate Co-op Students

Testimonials from Graduate Co-op Students

For information about Master of Finance co-op, please contact Laurie Lahn.

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