Finance

  • Schulich offers one of the most extensive Finance programs in Canada, with coverage of a wide spectrum of financial activities, including corporate financial management, investment management and private wealth management. You may complement a finance specialization with courses in Accounting, Economics and Management Science.

  • Professor Moshe Milevsky, Area Coordinator
    Professor Moshe Milevsky, Area Coordinator

Career Opportunities

  • This specialization equips students with essentials skills in finance, such as company planning, forecasting and management at financial institutions. Graduates are well positioned to build careers in:

    • the retail side of banking
    • investment banking
    • financial advising
    • real estate finance
    • financial forecasting and analysis
  • The Schulich Career Development Centre

    Your career is top priority at Schulich. To make career decisions that are right for you, the CDC will help you identify strengths, determine career objectives, develop career plans, hone skills for career management and put your professional development plan into action.

    - Our highly experienced CDC Advisors bring a unique combination of first-hand knowledge, experience and diverse perspectives in a wide variety of businesses and industry sectors.

    - Take advantage of a series of proven career-building modules, including up-to-date Job Search Techniques, Self-Assessment, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, and Interview Skills to help you stand out from the competition.

    - Corporate Information Sessions offer you an opportunity to meet top level recruiters, alumni and executives.

  • Career Development Centre
  • Professional Designations

    CFA Program Partner

    Schulich students cover a high percentage of the CFA curriculum topics throughout the elective series of their undergraduate study – providing a solid academic foundation for this prestigious designation.

    We are proud to be recognized as one of an elite group of CFA Institute’s global university program partners. Partnership with CFA Institute makes it a must-have degree for those seeking careers ranging from investment banking and asset management, as well as finance careers working with private equity firms, hedge funds, consulting firms and government agencies.” - Schulich Dean Dezsö J. Horváth

Study Options

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  • Specialization Requirements

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    Requirements

    To specialize in Finance, enrol in 12.00 credits of Elective Courses.

    Elective Courses

    • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    • INVESTMENTS
    • BEHAVIOURAL FINANCE
    • FIXED INCOME FUNDAMENTALS
    • PERSONAL FINANCE
    • ADVANCED PERSONAL FINANCE: RETIREMENT INCOME MODELS
    • ADVANCED CORPORATE FINANCE
    • INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    • MANAGEMENT OF CANADIAN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
    • OPTIONS FUTURES & OTHER DERIVATIVE SECURITIES
    • REAL ESTATE FINANCE

Faculty

  • The teaching, research and consulting activities of finance faculty members cover the fields of investments and corporate finance. The work of the faculty brings theoretical rigor to practical applications. For example, faculty members have developed a unique approach to personal investment management over the human lifecycle. They have won numerous awards for this work and are in high demand by practitioners from across Canada. Other research areas include the effect of thin trading on stock prices, the management of financial institutions and international financial management.

  • Student Clubs

    Finance Speaker Series

    Attend the Finance Speaker Series event every week as Professors and Industry Professionals from across the global come to Schulich to discuss current issues in the Finance world: Find an event.

    York Finance Club

    The York Finance Club (YFC) is the largest club and the sole organization with a focus on finance at the Schulich School of Business. With an annual membership count exceeding 450 students, YFC holds a number of events throughout the year to equip students with the soft and technical skills required in their careers, in addition to operating a student-managed investment fund.

    Email: info@yorkfinanceclub.com
    Website: http://yorkfinanceclub.com