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Economics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) ,
The Department of Economics of the University of Windsor offers an intellectually demanding and stimulating M.A. program.

About

Small class sizes give students the opportunity to work closely, in and out of the classroom, with faculty members.

Students are drawn from a variety of backgrounds, but a good knowledge of economics and strong quantitative skills, as well as good English language skills, are required.

Graduates of a three-year B.A. in Economics may also apply for the M1 program in lieu of an honours year in Economics.

Our program provides a rigorous training in theory and methods that will help you develop important skills to pursue careers in business and financial sectors, government services as well as further graduate study in Economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Econometric TheoryI
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Theory of International Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • Industrial Organization
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Monetary Theory
  • Economics of Strategic Behavior

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

Applicants should have
  • a Canadian 4 year undergraduate honours degree in Economics or the international equivalent.
  • all Minimum Admission Requirements listed above PLUS introductory level econometrics.
  • an Economics or related academic background, including all Minimum Admission Requirements listed above.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8450 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4225 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Applies to you

    8450 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4225 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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