At a glance
- February 1 (for admission in September)
- Master's Research Paper
Minimum admission requirements
- An Honours bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a 75% average.
- Students must have strong preparation in economics and in the mathematical tools needed to be successful in the program, including the following university-level courses:
- Advanced microeconomics
- Advanced macroeconomics
- Advanced econometrics
- Mathematical economics; as an equivalent two terms of calculus and one term of linear algebra
- A GRE score is not required but is recommended for all international students applying to the program.
- Two academic references
- Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)
- The Department of Economics does not consider international applications whose English language proficiency scores fall below the minimum requirements
Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs
- Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $491.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
- International students, full-time: $7,254.00 tuition and $703.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
- Due to funding restrictions, the Faculty of Arts is currently limiting the number of international students we can admit. We receive an average of 180 international Master’s applications each year, and admit approximately 10 international Master’s students. Please contact the department's Associate Chair, Graduate Studies prior to applying to discuss your interest in this program.
- Study and living costs