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:
Investment banking and
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.