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Economics

McMaster University

M.A.
12 months
Duration
11396 CAD/year
4204 CAD/year
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About

The McMaster University offers a master degree in Economics. 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.

Overview

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

The programme

This master degree in Economics is offered by the McMaster University. In addition to required courses in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics and Econometrics, students can take elective courses in a variety of fields, including Health Economics, Labour Economics, Population Economics, Public Economics, International Finance, International Trade, Monetary Economics, Industrial Organization and Experimental 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

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
92
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

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

  • International

    11396 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5698 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4204 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2102 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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