What will I learn?

Part of the prestigious School of Graduate Studies at Trent University, the Financial Analytics M.Sc. is a new stream in the program of Applied Modelling and Quantitative Methods.

The Financial Analytics Stream is a Master’s of Science degree focusing on the theories and techniques of financial analysis. A professional program of 16 months or less in length, this exciting new stream prepares graduates for dynamic careers in the growing and evolving financial sector through in-depth study of:

Mathematical Finance
Portfolio and Risk Management
Linear Programming
Financial Econometrics
Numerical Methods
Financial Management

Career-Ready in the Financial Sector

Graduates of this program are uniquely prepared for success in: equity analysis, financial forecasting, investment banking, commercial banking, corporate planning, portfolio management, pension fund management and the broad range of increasing opportunities in the financial sector.

Trent Graduate Studies Learning Environment

Classes take place on Trent’s architecturally-renowned Peterborough Campus with access to leading-edge technology and computational resources. State-of-the-art learning facilities in intimate class settings are enhanced by sweeping views of the Otonabee River. The new “library of the future” in the Bata Research and Innovation Centre and the Trent University Research and Innovation Park currently under development promise opportunities to connect with entrepreneurial initiatives in a nexus for academic and business connections.

Students will experience a combination of independent and collaborative learning experiences.

Which department am I in?

Trent University

Study options

Full Time (In as little as 12 months)

Tuition fees
CAD$21,267.10 (US$ 16,003) per year
Total International Tuition (compulsory)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 March 2020

Start date

6 January 2020, 1 May 2020

Venue

Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive,

PETERBOROUGH,

Ontario (ON),

K9L 0G2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a four-year, bachelor level, non-business degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) from an academic institution approved by Trent University; Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits). English Language Proficiency Tests: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). A minimum score of 580 PBT, or 93 IBT (with a minimum score of 22 in both speaking and writing); IELTS (International English language Testing Services) - The minimum acceptance score is 6.5, with no band below 6.0. CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Test) - The minimum acceptable score is 60, with at least 60 in writing Proficiency; MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery). The minimum acceptable score is 85, with no part below 80.

For international students

  • B.A. or B.Sc. honours degree (a four year undergraduate bachelor's degree) in one of the traditional disciplines: Anthropology, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Computing & Information Systems, Economics, Geography, Humanities, Mathematics, Physics & Astronomy, Philosophy, or Psychology
  • Minimum B+ (77%) or equivalent in the work of the last four semesters or the last two undergraduate years (last ten full credits)
  • A university course in differential and integral calculus, and one in probability and statistics or the equivalent
  • Some familiarity with linear algebra, and be capable of programming at an elementary level in at least one computational language
  • A course in either differential equations or advanced statistics is required, depending on whether the student’s area of research will be mathematics or statistics based

The following tests are acceptable forms of proof of English language proficiency:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) A minimum score of 580 PBT, 237 CBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5 or 93 iBT with a minimum score of 22 in both speaking and writing is required.; (Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08540, U.S.A.)
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Test) – alternate test only for applicants who do not have access to TOEFL (Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5B6). The minimum acceptable score is 60, with at least 60 in Writing Proficiency.
  • MELAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery). The minimum acceptable score is 85, with no part below 80.
  • IELTS Academic (International English language Testing Services). The minimum acceptance score is 6.5, with no band below 6.0.
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About this uni

Founded with a focus on interactive learning, Trent University has been ranked the best undergraduate university in Ontario for eight years running.

  • 90% of graduates employed within six months
  • Students from 110 countries across the world
  • # 1 university in Canada for scholarships and bursaries
  • State-of-the-art campuses close to nature and cities