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Economics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) St. John's, Canada
Economics is a versatile field. At Memorial University of Newfoundland, we offer applied economics courses in a wide variety of areas, including fisheries, petroleum and mining, forestry, environmental, international, monetary, public sector, welfare, labor, and health economics.
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Overview

Our 12 full-time faculty members are dedicated teachers and active researchers in these fields and are keen to share their passion for economics with their students. This master degree in Economics is available at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. 

Although building on strong theoretical foundations, the focus of the MA program is applied economics. The course route, which can be completed in one year, involves two semesters of courses and a research essay. The thesis option involves courses and a dissertation and can be completed in two years. 

What is economics?

  • Economics is a versatile field that deals with analysis and management of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. 
  • Our Department of Economics offer applied economics courses in a wide variety of areas, including fishery, petroleum and mining, forestry, environmental, development, international, monetary, public sector, welfare, labor and health economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Micro Theory
  • Advanced Macro Theory
  • Econometrics
  • Expenditure
  • Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Topics in Resource Economics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcript(s) (must be submitted by post mail or courier)
  • Two (2) letters of appraisal 
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional requirements (may be required).
  • Prerequisites may be necessary for your program of interest

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2148 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1074 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1652 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 826 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Tuition (NL students): MA: $635-$1,313/semester 

Living costs for St. John's

  • 1159 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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