Edwards School of Business
Phone: (306) 966-8410
Fax: (306) 966-2514M.Sc. in FinanceEdwards School of BusinessUniversity of Saskatchewan
25 Campus DriveSaskatoon SK CAN S7N 5A7
Luke SchmidtM.Sc. (Finance)
Analyst, Real Estate & Mortgage Investments, Greystone Managed Investments Inc.
The Master of Science in Finance Program (M.Sc.) is a thesis based program that provides students with a theoretical background in contemporary finance issues and a strong foundation in empirical methods. The first year of the two-year curriculum is devoted to course work while the second year focus is on a thesis.
Due to the research intensive nature of the program and individual faculty supervision at the thesis stage, applicants are carefully adjudicated and enrolment is limited. Only a handful of universities across North American offer programs that have a similar research focus at the Master’s level. The degree can be used as a platform for students who wish to pursue a Ph.D. and it equips students with a competitive advantage in jobs that have a significant research component.
Standard Graduate Studies Application plus the following:
- A statement indicating why you wish to pursue an M.Sc. in Finance
- GMAT or GRE
Demonstrated English proficiency:
- TOEFL (paper) - 610; (computer) - 213; (internet) - 80, with a minimum score of 20 in each category
- IELTS - 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in each category
December 15 to be considered for the following September.
FUNDING AND SCHOLARSHIPS
The Edwards School of Business is proud to offer the N. Murray Edwards Scholarship to one student per year. There are a number of excellent competitive University of Saskatchewan funding sources that our qualified students can apply for. These include the University Graduate Scholarship and the Graduate Teaching Fellowship. There may also be opportunities for students to receive remuneration for providing marking, teaching and research assistance to faculty.
Our M.Sc. in Finance degree is internationally respected so that graduates have either been accepted into highly ranked PhD programs or pursued careers such as investment banking and financial analysis.
- Four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent in Business, Commerce, or a related field, with a major or substantial number of classes in Finance
- minimum score of 500 on the GMAT
- minimum cumulative weighted average of 75% over the most recent 60 credit units of study (approximately two years)
- Proficiency in written and spoken English. Applicants from non-English speaking countries are required to obtain a minimum score of 20 points in each TOEFL category
- At least 6 credit units (1 year) of Statistics and 3 credit units (1/2 year) of Calculus, a course in Econometrics, a course in Linear Algebra