At a glance:

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)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $470.90 incidental fees per term (as of January 2020)
  • International students, full-time: $7,042.00 tuition and $682.90 incidental fees per term (as of January 2020)
    • Due to funding restrictions, the Faculty of Arts is currently limiting the number of international students we can admit. Please contact the department's Associate Chair, Graduate Studies prior to applying to discuss your interest in this program.
  • Study and living costs

Application deadline

  • February 1, 2020 (for admission in September 2020)