Mathematics/Financial Analysis and Risk Management (Math/FARM)

What is Math/FARM?

Combining mathematics with finance, accounting, economics, and risk management, this program will prepare you for careers in banking, investment management, and risk management. You'll choose one of 2 specializations: Chartered Financial Analysis or Professional Risk Management, and will be ready for the professional exams for these designations.

Co-op or regular?

Math/FARM is available through both the co-op and the regular systems of study.

Co-op students at work

  • Sales tax internship, Walmart Canada
  • Rate analysis student, Toronto Hydro
  • Analyst, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade
  • Research intern, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
  • Junior gaming assistant, Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation
  • Assistant to the investment advisor, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Dominion Securities

Graduates at work

  • Financial analyst
  • Quantitative analyst
  • Pricing analyst
  • Internal auditor
  • Market risk manager
  • Asset/liability manager
  • Credit risk manager

For more information


Elizabeth Liu

3A Math/FARM, Co-op

Past co-op position: 
Business analyst, Bank of Montreal (BMO), Montreal

State College, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Feds student council, Warriors band, mathNEWS, Financial Analysis and Risk Management Student Association (FARMSA), and UWaterloo English tutors.

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