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Degree

Master of Arts - Economics ( Course-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Arts - Economics ( Course-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $51,341 CAD

  • Application fee

    $135 CAD

  • Duration

    10 months

  • PGWP

    10 months

  • Min GPA

    3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01

Overview

Master of Arts - Economics

The Department of Economics offers a course-based Master of Arts program, a course-based Master of Arts program with a specialization in Economics and Finance and a thesis-based PhD program.

Areas of study in Economics include but are not limited to: 

Applied Econometrics, Economic Development, Environmental and Resource Economics, Financial Economics, Industrial Organization, International Economics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Public Economics. 

The Department does not guarantee that each of these fields will be offered in any given year.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$58,257

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,536
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,916
Tuition 1 person $51,341

Hourly wage

Min wage

15 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • English Language Proficiency
  • GRE
  • Transcripts
  • CV
  • 2 letters of reference
  • Visa and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
is required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

7
6.5
listening
6.5
writing
6.5
speaking
6.5
reading

TOEFL

92
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Minimum Duolingo English Test scores required by University of Alberta are as follows:

115 for English Language Proficiency
125 for Spoken English Proficiency


Academic background and requirement

For the MA program, the Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree in Economics with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution.

Career opportunities

  • Actuarial analyst
  • Chartered accountant
  • Compliance officer
  • Data analyst.
  • Economist
  • External auditor
  • Financial risk analyst
  • Investment analyst

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