Admission to the Master of Finance program will be based on the following criteria:
MELAB - Achieve a minimum Final MELAB score of 80%
TOEFL - Achieve a minimum Internet-based -iBT (86; minimum score of 20 in each of reading, writing, listening and speaking categories)
CanTEST - Achieve a minimum band of 4.5 in Listening and Reading, and a band of 4.0 in Writing and Oral Interview
IELTS - Achieve a minimum score of 6.5 in the Academic Module, speaking band minimum of 6
CAEL - Achieve a minimum 60 overall and 60 on each subject
AEPUCE - Achieve a minimum 65% overall
PTE Academic - minimum 61% overall
Scores older than 2 years are not acceptable.
University of Manitoba students may enjoy the following advantage in admission:
If your admission GPA is 3.25 and above AND you scored either a B+ in Corporation Finance (in the last five years) OR an average of 3.5 on your four finance major courses (FIN 3410, FIN 3480, FIN 4400 or one of the FIN 3400, FIN 3450, FIN 3460, FIN 4240, FIN 4250 - in the last five years), you are exempt from writing the GMAT.
Asper BComm graduates may enjoy the following additional advantage in admission:
If you took Financial Modelling (FIN4240) and/or Behavioural Finance (FIN4250) in your undergraduate degree in the last five years and earned at least a B in the course(s), you will be exempted from this course(s) in the MFin, reducing your program course load to only 9-10 courses (24-27 credit hours).
Asper MBA program graduates with a non‐Finance/non-Financial Analyst specialization are eligible for a maximum of 7.5 credit hours of exemptions in the MFin.
Exemptions for Asper MBA program graduates can only be applied to:
MBA courses considered for exemption must have been completed in the last five years with a minimum grade of C+.
Students who have graduate from the Asper MBA program with a Finance or Financial Analyst specialization within the last five years are not eligible to take this program.