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Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLOCATION
Estd 2007Established Year
University of SaskatchewanParent College

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Finance)

 2 years
 60 Credits
 full time
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

$ 17,775 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • University of Saskatchewan offers MSc in Finance program with a duration of 2 years (4 terms).
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • The program consists of three options: course work, thesis or project option for a minimum of 30 units.
  • The Master of Science in Finance Program provides students with a theoretical background in contemporary finance issues and a strong foundation in empirical methods.
  • This program, typically, prepares for careers in:
    • Corporate finance
    • Investment banking and
    • Investment management
  • Students are also prepared graduates for more technical roles and thus focuses on the theory and practice of finance.
  • The first year of the two-year curriculum is devoted to course work while the thesis is the second year focus.
  • In special cases, applicants must with a strong quantitative background and a more limited exposure to finance and economics.
  • Research project consisting of the following three distinct stages:
    • The identification, in conjunction with the academic supervisor, of an appropriate thesis topic and the completion of an oral proposal defense,
    • The development and completion of the written thesis project involving regular interaction with the thesis supervisor, and
    • A final defense of the thesis.
  • Research is also conducted on campus in cooperation with other facilities, research areas in Operations management, supply chain management, Monetary policy and banking, bank risk management, financial economics and etc. 
  • The Faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:17.
  • Student do not have to select a supervisor before enroll in the MSc Finance Program at Edwards.
  • The average salary goes up to 45,750 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits60
Fees$ 35,550 for 2 years or 60 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Oct 31)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have a four-year undergraduate degree in a field relevant to Finance
  • The cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Four-year honors degree program.
  • Students need to submit the result of the GRE exam score, the minimum score should be 309 out of 340.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:
  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution
  • Completed a master degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution

Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Three academic or professional references: Three Letters of recommendation (completed via an online application process, no need to send to CGPS from the issuing institution)
  • CV/Resume: Resume/CV should be a one or two page concise summary of skills, experience, and education.
  • Offer Letter: Students must submit have an offer letter.

Application Deadline

Oct 31

Scores Required

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$17775$17775

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room$ 7,536
Food$ 139

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Young Professionals Program Variable Yes 31 Jul, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study


Students can apply for a Canada Student VISA if the student fulfills the following criteria:

  • Acceptance letter from a designated learning institute (DLI).
  • Proof of finances to pay tuition fees and living expenses.
  • Police certificate to prove a clean background with no existing criminal records
  • Complete Health reports ensuring the medical well being of the candidate

Work Study

  • On-campus working options are available for full-time students.
  • In case, an institution has campuses in different cities, students must not work on the campus where they are enrolled full-time.
  • Working as a teaching or research assistant at a library, hospital, or research facility affiliated with the institution is also an option for students
  • An International student with a valid study permit is eligible to work off-campus while completing studies.

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