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Master of Financial Risk Management Student View

This page is divided by the program structure, in which you are able to navigate the diverse student experiences through each and every step of the MFRM program.

Ten months that will focus on your potential 

The Master of Financial Risk Management is a full-time program that runs from September to June.

Fall Academic Session (September to December)

Fall Academic Session  

Students take courses in topics ranging from Derivative Models, Operational Risk, and Advanced Investments to Regulations of Financial Institutions and Innovations in Financial Technology 

Risk Management Project (January to Mid-March)

Risk Management Project 

In this term, students partake in a major research project involving a risk management issue that is relevant and of interest to financial institutions. Students dedicate weeks working full-time with practicing risk management professionals, while receiving oversight from faculty mentors. At the end of the project, they present their findings to practitioners, fellow students and faculty.

Spring Academic Session (Mid-March to end-June)

Spring Academic Session 

This term dives further topics in Financial Risk and Financial Markets by looking at Credit Risk, Probabilistic Modelling for Risk-Informed Decisions, Macroeconomics for Financial Risk Management Professionals.


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Next application deadline: December 1, 2021

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Key Facts


  • 10 months, full-time


  • September, one intake per year

Tuition fee (2021 entry)

  • Domestic = $39,850 CAD
  • International = $66,650 CAD 

Employment rate

  • 88% (Classes of '17, '18, '19 & '20) 6 months after graduation


  • #1 in Canada
  • #4 in North America
  • #18 in the world

QS World University Rankings: Masters in Finance Rankings 2022

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