24 months
9022 CAD/year
3982 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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This Economics MA program offered by University of Lethbridge prepares students for positions in both the private and public sectors and for further academic training. 


Career pathways

Graduates from the Economics MA program offered by University of Lethbridge have gone on the Ph.D. programs in economics as well as working for the Ontario government and for major Canadian banks as financial advisors and managers.

Master’s graduates have numerous career opportunities in industry, non-profit organizations, and the public sector; many pursue further studies at other universities.

Sample areas of employment include:

  • banks/credit unions/caise populaires
  • transportation companies
  • agricultural companies
  • management consulting firms
  • economic research institutions
  • trust companies
  • analysis/forecasting firms
  • insurance companies
  • newspapers
  • financial information firms
  • real estate agencies
  • college teaching
  • international institutions (IMF, World Bank, etc.)
  • stock exchanges
  • international trade companies
  • investment dealers
  • manufacturing firms
  • oil companies
  • computer/telecommunication companies
  • department stores
  • environmental protection agencies
  • labour unions
  • government departments (all levels)
  • utility companies
  • statistical research firms

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Axioms of preference
  • Utility function
  • Utility maximization
  • Demand functions (Marshalian)
  • Expenditure minimization
  • Hicksian demand functions
  • Roy’s Identity, Slutsky equation
  • Weak and strong axioms of revealed preference
  • Measures of consumer welfare
  • Compensating and equivalent variations

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants normally must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an undergraduate degree in a related discipline
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.00 
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency (ELP) for graduate student
  • Secure a potential supervisor (except for Economics major)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4511 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    3982 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1991 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Fourth term:

  • Domestic: $597/semester
  • International: $1353/semester

Living costs for Lethbridge

1200 - 1800 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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