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Degree

Master of Arts - Economics (Coursework)

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Economics (Coursework)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $27,000 CAD

  • Application fee

    $125 CAD

  • Duration

    24 months

  • PGWP

    24 months

  • Min GPA

    75 out of 100

Highlights
Co-op

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2024 2024-02-01

Overview

Master of Arts - Economics

The Department of Economics at the University of Waterloo focuses on research and teaching excellence. The research encompasses a broad range of topics and faculty members have published in the very best journals in Economics. 

The graduate and undergraduate programs cover exciting real-world developments and equip students with contemporary analytic skills. 

Excellent co-op work opportunities combined with classroom learning are key to the students' outstanding record of success.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$35,579

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,359
Accommodation 1 bed room $8,579
Tuition 1 person $27,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcript(s)
  • References
  • English language proficiency (if applicable)
  • Passport and Visa

 

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
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listening
6.5
writing
6.5
speaking
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reading

TOEFL

90
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listening
25
writing
25
speaking
-
reading

PTE

63
-
listening
65
writing
65
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Conditional English language proficiency admission:
If you are applying to a graduate program, have supplied an ELP test but are slightly below the required score, conditional admission may be offered. 

If you are applying with a sponsorship that includes funding for English language studies, conditional admission may be offered.


Academic background and requirement

  • 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.

Career opportunities

  • Economic Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Compensation and Benefits Manager
  • Actuary
  • Credit Analyst

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