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PhD in Management, Finance

Rotman Finance offers top-tier training from some of the world’s leading experts in fields such as risk management, corporate governance, delegated asset management, and behavioural finance. The PhD Program in Finance at the Rotman School trains prospective scholars to become highly skilled and innovative researchers and teachers, and to prepare them for careers as faculty members at premier academic institutions throughout the world.

Rotman School, University of Toronto, Canada

Strengths of the Program

Rotman Finance offers top-tier training from some of the world's leading experts in fields such as risk management, corporate governance, delegated asset management, and behavioural finance. Students are assigned faculty mentors upon admission and work closely with faculty throughout the program. We train prospective scholars to become highly skilled and innovative researchers and teachers.

Rotman School, University of Toronto, Canada

Admission to the Program

The PhD Program in Finance is looking for accomplished graduate and undergraduate students, with strong backgrounds in economics, finance, quantitative methods or related fields. Our admission is highly competitive. We encourage you to explore our website to discover what makes a successful candidate.

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PhD Courses

Rotman PhD courses in finance stream provide a strong base in finance theory, economics and empirical methods. Preview course offerings here.

PhD Students

Program Structure and Requirements

The PhD program in Finance is an intense academic exercise providing effective training for an academic career. Our program includes required courses, comprehensive examinations, research paper presentations as well as the final dissertation.

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Current PhD Students

The doctoral students in the Finance stream are a key strength of the Rotman School. After graduation, these students will go on to work at some of the world's top universities, helping to extend the reputation of Rotman and of the University of Toronto.

Master of Finance classroom shots, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

Faculty

Meet the Rotman Finance faculty.

Peter Christoffersen

Faculty by Research Focus

As a PhD student you will work closely with faculty that share your research interests, are working on similar areas, or can provide a new perspective. Find out what our faculty members are currently working on here.

graduates

Placement Record

See the initial placement of all our graduates since 2001.

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Risk Management Research Team

Exciting research opportunities at Rotman abound. Learn about a new research team in Risk Management.

ICPM Grant on Corporate Governance

Exciting research opportunities at Rotman abound. Learn about a new research project on Governance.

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Rotman - Canada's Top Finance School

Rotman Professor John Hull is the world's leading expert in options, futures and derivatives