• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Investments deals with a professional such as a financial advisor or money manager choosing to invest in GICs, stocks, bonds, options, futures, swaps, real estate, commodities such as gold or collectibles, to name a few. Earn a Master in Finance at Thompson Rivers University.
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Overview

The primary goal of this Finance program from the Thompson Rivers University is to make your client rich. Another purpose in wealth management is to minimize the risk of your client’s portfolio perhaps through the use of derivatives and their strategies such as butterfly spreads, call bear spreads, put bull spreads, collars, and straddles. Potential employers include banks, insurance companies, pension funds, private equity firms, hedge funds, and mutual fund companies among others.

The other field is corporate finance. Professionals here may focus on financing an organization’s daily operations and future growth. Sources of capital to finance the firm include vehicles such as lines of credit, commercial paper, term loans, mortgages, bonds, leases, venture capital, and IPOs to fund seasonal build-ups in working capital and major asset purchases. Additional specialization in corporate finance may be cash management, accounts receivable management like collections, payables management, and working in mergers and acquisitions teams. Possible employers are corporations, not-for-profit firms, governments and their agencies.

Careers

The profession is divided into two main fields. Investments deal with managing savings in the economy by transferring them to individuals and corporations in need of capital in exchange for an appropriate return. The other side of the industry is managerial finance. Professionals here arrange needed financing for an organization's daily operations and future growth.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Portfolio and Equity Analysis
  • Fixed Income and Alternative investments
  • Derivative Securities
  • Advanced Financial Management
  • International Financial Management
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Taxation for Decision-Making
  • Business Valuation and Restructuring
  • Personal Financial Management
  • Advanced Portfolio Management
  • Financial Institutions Management
  • Forecasting in Business and Economics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

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General Requirements

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Foundations of Math 12 or Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    515 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 515 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    143 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 143 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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International

  • $7,107 for 12 or less credits, per semester and $515 per credit for 13 credits or more

Living costs for Kamloops

  • 1240 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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