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Finance

A Career in Finance

Recognized by the CFA Institute, our Finance Program consists of a technical, practical and challenging curriculum that creates job-ready graduates.

As a Finance student, you can specialize in fields including personal financial planning (CFP), corporate financial management, or investment management. Finance graduates can move onto a variety of exciting careers in Toronto's Financial District – Canada's largest – just steps away from TRSM.

Course Listing

Below is a sampling of the courses offered in the Finance program. For more detailed course information, please visit the undergraduate calendar, opens in new window.

Business Decision Making
Communication Skills
Introduction to Global Management
Organizational Behaviour
Quantitative Business Analysis
One Liberal Studies Course

Introductory Financial Accounting
Principles of Finance I
Introduction to Professional Communication
Statistics for Accounting and Finance
One Liberal Studies Course

Study Progressfirst year progress

In their first two years, Accounting and Finance students take general courses in each specialization before choosing their academic destination.

Management Accounting
Intermediate Accounting I
Principles of Finance II
Introductory Microeconomics
Business Law

Intermediate Accounting II
Principles of Finance III
Introductory Macroeconomics
Principles of Marketing
One Liberal Studies Course

Study Progresssecond year progress

In their first two years, Accounting and Finance students take general courses in each specialization before choosing their academic destination.

Intermediate Accounting III
Derivative Securities
Investment Analysis
One Liberal Studies Course
One course from the following:
Small Business Finance
Fixed Income Securities
Short-Term Financial Management
Advanced Investment Management
International Finance

Financial Modeling I
Ethics in Finance
Two Professional Related Courses
One course from the following:
Personal Financial Planning
Small Business Finance
Fixed Income Securities
Short-Term Financial Management
Advanced Investment Management
International Finance

Study ProgressThird year progress

Students learn about the science of funds management, as well as derivatives markets, the mutual funds industry and advances in electronic data interchange.

Financial Intermediation
Professional Presentations
One Liberal Studies Course
One Professional Related Course
One course from the following:
Advanced Portfolio Management
Advanced Corporate Finance
Financial Modeling II
Financial Risk Management
Corporate Financial Analysis

Strategic Management
One Liberal Studies Course
Two Professional Related Courses
One course from the following:
Advanced Portfolio Management
Advanced Corporate Finance
Financial Modeling II
Financial Risk Management
Corporate Financial Analysis

Study ProgressFinal year progress

Students learn about the science of funds management, as well as derivatives markets, the mutual funds industry and advances in electronic data interchange.

Why should you study finance at TRSM? Here are the top 5 reasons.

Co-op Education

Real-world experience is a key to standing out in a competitive job market. Gain career-related, real-world work experience in a wide variety of sectors through our co-operative education program. With full-time staff dedicated to Accounting and Finance Co-op students, you will receive personalized individual support throughout your studies to help you make the most of your experience.

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Future careers

A Finance degree provides graduates with career-ready skills to immediately start an effective career in a wide variety of sectors and industries. Graduates may also choose to pursue further designations such as the CFA. Our graduates work for some of Canada's leading companies, including:

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Student Groups

Make lifelong professional and personal connections by joining a student group.

Gain experience and skills through exciting networking events, case competitions, and innovative experiential learning challenges.

There are over 30 student groups alone under the Ted Rogers Students' Society and almost 100 university-wide.

Program-Specific Groups