Asper School of Business - Finance
Asper School of Business

Program description

Finance is about business decision making associated with financing and investing. The Finance Major gives a thorough exposure to a wide range of finance institutions including stock and bond markets, foreign-exchange markets, commercial banks, investment banks, the Bank of Canada, and the US Federal Reserve. Through problems, cases, and spreadsheets, students apply finance theory to real-world issues and graduate with the skills and understanding necessary for a successful career in the finance industry.


Program options

Degree options

B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours - 4 years
B.Comm. (Hons.) Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Co-operative Education Option) - 4.33 years

Interesting courses and unique opportunities

Interesting courses

  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Personal Financial Planning
  • Investment Banking
  • Security Analysis
  • Real Estate Investments
  • Small Business Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions

Co-op options
Asper Co-operative Education option

Exchange opportunities
Asper International Student Exchange Program


Professional opportunities

  • Commercial banker
  • Portfolio manager
  • Investment banker
  • Stock broker
  • Financial planner
  • Financial officer
  • Financial management consultant

Admission requirements

Visit the Asper School of Business Direct Entry (high school applicants) or Advanced Entry (post-secondary applicants) application for admission page to learn more about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.


What is unique about this program at the U of M?

Our Student Groups activities extend your learning through fun, peer-organized activities. From weekly networking events and national case competitions to topic-specific student-run groups, there's something for everyone. The Asper School of Business Accounting Association (ASBAA) website is: www.asbaa.ca/

Asper has the largest Co-Op Program on the U of M campus with work terms available at all the major accounting companies and many smaller firms, as well. The Asper Co-op Education program gives you access to real-world, real-time paid work experience, while pursuing your academic studies.

Our Career Development Centre specializes in advice and support for accounting business students - during your studies and as you look for career-oriented employment after graduation.

We are well connected to the business community through the Associates of the. This ensures your learning goes beyond the classroom with people who have succeeded in the real world.

Asper School is accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, and was awarded the 1999 Global Best Award from the Conference Board of Canada that recognizes the cooperative efforts between universities and the business community.


Important links

Asper School of Business
Accounting & Finance Department
PHD & Asper MBA Graduate Program