Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

Management, University of Toronto Scarborough: Introduction

Faculty Affiliation

Management, University of Toronto Scarborough

Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance

MAccFin

Overview

The Master of Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) is the first program of its kind in North America. The MAccFin delivers a world-class, practical education experience that prepares students for designations in the finance sector (Chartered Financial Analyst) and the accounting profession (Chartered Professional Accountant). The MAccFin offers students a co-op internship to incorporate work experience into their academic studies. The program caters to students who seek to solve the multi-faceted issues that face today’s business world.

Contact and Address

Web: www.uoft.me/maccfin
Email: maccfin.utsc@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (416) 208-5098

Graduate Department of Management
University of Toronto Scarborough
1095 Military Trail
Toronto, Ontario M1C 1A4
Canada

Management, UTSC: Graduate Faculty

Full Members

Franco, April - BPhil, MEc, PhD (Chair)
Wei, Jason - BSc, MBA, PhD
Zweig, David - BA, MASc, DPhil

Associate Members

Ahmed, Syed - BCom, MA, MBA
Chau, Derek - BCom, MBA, PhD
Chen, Liang - BA, MBA, MSc, PhD
Cire, Andre Augusto - BSc, MSc, PhD
Daga, Sandra - BA, MEd, CA, CGA
Harvey, Lisa - BBA, MAcct
Kong, Douglas - BBA, MBA (Academic Co-Director, Master of Accounting and Finance Program)
Laurence, Hugh - BA, LLB, MA, DPhil
Mazaheri, Ataollah - BMath, MEc, PhD
McConkey, William - BSc, MBA
Quan Fun, George - BA, MBA, CA, CMA
Shalev, Ron - MPH, MA, PhD (Academic Co-Director, Master of Accounting and Finance Program)

Management, University of Toronto Scarborough: Management MAccFin

Master of Accounting and Finance

Program Description

The professional MAccFin degree program is offered over 16 months using a cohort-based model. In this four-session program, students must be registered full-time and complete a sequence of courses. This program begins in the Summer session.

The MAccFin program is designed for applicants who have not yet entered the workforce. These pre-experience applicants apply to the program immediately after completing their undergraduate degree. Applicants complete the School of Graduate Studies online admissions application and submit all official transcripts, two reference letters, and a resumé. Applicants must submit a supplemental application form to the Department of Management, UTSC.

Minimum Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the additional admission requirements stated below.

  • An appropriate four-year undergraduate degree with a specialization in accounting or equivalent, with a minimum overall average of a mid-B in all core courses. Admission to the program is extremely competitive, and meeting the minimum overall average does not guarantee admission.

  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction is not English must achieve:

    • A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 580 overall on the paper-based test and 5 on the Test of Written English (TWE); 100/120 on the Internet-based test and 22/30 on the writing and speaking sections.

    • In special circumstances, a minimum score of 7.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) may be considered for admission.

Program Requirements

  • Coursework. Students must complete 8.5 full-course-equivalents (FCEs)* as follows:

    • Session 1: Summer

      • MAF1001H Advanced Topics in Financial Reporting (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF1002H Strategy, Governance and Management Accounting (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF2001H Economics and Quantitative Methods (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF2002H Advanced Corporate Finance (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF2003H Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management I (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF4001H Advanced Seminar in Accounting and Finance I (Credit/No Credit, 0.0 FCE)

      • MAF5001H Technical Update in Financial and Management Accounting (Credit/No Credit, 0.0 FCE)

      • MAF5002H Finance Capstone Course I (Credit/No Credit, 0.0 FCE).

    • Session 2: Fall

      • MAF1003H Advanced Topics in Assurance (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF1004H Advanced Taxation (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF2004H Financial Statement Analysis and Equity Valuation (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF2005H Derivatives (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF2006H Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management II (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF3005H Integration and Analysis: Critical Thinking and Decision Making I (0.25 FCE)

      • MAF4002H Advanced Seminar in Accounting and Finance II (Credit/No Credit, 0.0 FCE)

      • MAF5003H Finance Capstone Course II (Credit/No Credit, 0.0 FCE)

    • Session 3: Winter

      • MAF4000H Co-op Internship (0.5 FCE)

    • Session 4: Summer

      • MAF1005H Current Issues in Accounting and Assurance (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF2007H Fixed Income (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF3001H Leadership in the 21st Century (0.25 FCE)

      • MAF3002H Strategy, Business Development and Sales (0.25 FCE)

      • MAF3003H Business Data Analytics (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF3004H Integration and Analysis: Board Report (0.5 FCE)

      • MAF3006H Integration and Analysis: Critical Thinking and Decision Making II (0.25 FCE)

      • MAF5004H Integrated Case Writing (Credit/No Credit, 0.0 FCE)

* A final grade below 70% in any course equates to an FZ, which is an insufficient grade. A MAccFin student who receives a final grade of FZ will be recommended for termination of registration from the MAccFin program.

Program Length

4 sessions full-time (typical registration sequence: S/F/W/S)

Time Limit

3 years full-time

Management, University of Toronto Scarborough: Management MAccFin Courses

MAF1001H
Advanced Topics in Financial Reporting
MAF1002H
Strategy, Governance and Management Accounting
MAF1003H
Advanced Topics in Assurance
MAF1004H
Advanced Taxation
MAF1005H
Current Issues in Accounting and Assurance
MAF2001H
Economics and Quantitative Methods
MAF2002H
Advanced Corporate Finance
MAF2003H
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management I
MAF2004H
Financial Statement Analysis and Equity Valuation
MAF2005H
Derivatives
MAF2006H
Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management II
MAF2007H
Fixed Income
MAF3001H
Leadership in the 21st Century
MAF3002H
Strategy, Business Development and Sales
MAF3003H
Business Data Analytics
MAF3004H
Integration and Analysis: Board Report
MAF3005H
Integration and Analysis: Critical Thinking and Decision Making I
MAF3006H
Integration and Analysis: Critical Thinking and Decision Making II
MAF4000H
Co-op Internship
MAF4001H
Advanced Seminar in Accounting and Finance I (Credit/No Credit)
MAF4002H
Advanced Seminar in Accounting and Finance II (Credit/No Credit)
MAF5001H
Technical Update in Financial and Management Accounting (Credit/No Credit)
MAF5002H
Finance Capstone Course I (Credit/No Credit)
MAF5003H
Finance Capstone Course II (Credit/No Credit)
MAF5004H
Integrated Case Writing (Credit/No Credit)