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Economics

McMaster University

12 months
Duration
11396 CAD/year
4204 CAD/year
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About

Explaining, and analyzing the relationships of, economic phenomena at the individual and economy-wide levels that affect the allocation of resources and the distribution of well-being using economic theory and quantitative methods. We offer a master degree in Economics at McMaster University.

Overview

If you are interested in learning more about Economic Policy, visit our MA in Economic Policy.

A one-year course-based program providing a thorough grounding in modern economics and preparing students for doctoral studies in economics and careers in the public and private sector.

Areas of Research

  • In addition to required courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics, students can take elective courses at McMaster University in a variety of fields, including Health Economics, International Finance, International Trade, Industrial Organization, Labour Economics, Monetary Economics, Population Economics, and Public Economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Microeconomic Theory 
  • Macroeconomic Theory 
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Methods

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
92

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
  • Each program may set additional/higher requirements
  • Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s
  • Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • The admission decision is not subject to appeal
  • Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11396 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5698 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    4204 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2102 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1163 - 1630 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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