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Economics

University of Texas at Austin

M.A.
10 months
Duration
17312 USD/year
17312 USD/year
8684 USD/year
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About

The MA program offered by the Department of Economics offers a rigorous curriculum with quantitative training in economics.

Overview

Here are just a few reasons to pursue an MA degree at UT Austin:

  • You will be able to complete the MA Economics degree in 10 months (July through May).
  • An undergraduate degree in Economics is not required. A strong quantitative background, along with some exposure to economics courses, is expected.
  • You will have the opportunity to study and interact with the Department’s world-class faculty.
  • There is no better city than Austin to live while pursuing graduate studies.
The MA program is suitable for students with any of the following goals:
  • Qualifying for jobs in the private or government sector that require greater expertise in economic, analytical, and statistical tools than provided by an undergraduate degree;
  • Obtaining the background in economics and mathematics required to gain admission to a high-quality economics PhD program;
  • Studying economics as a complementary field to another area of expertise (law, political science, public health, statistics, energy, etc.).

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Microeconomics
  • Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics

For more information, please visit program website.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 10 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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An official score for the Graduate Record Examinations General Test (GRE), unless otherwise specified by the graduate program to which the student is applying. International students whose native language is not English must also submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • Adequate subject preparation for the proposed major. Evidence of adequate preparation varies by program, but examples include letters of reference, auditions, samples of work, and personal statements
  • A grade point average of at least 3.00 in upper-division (junior- and senior-level) coursework and in any graduate work already completed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8656 USD per semester and a duration of 10 months.
  • National

    17312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8656 USD per semester and a duration of 10 months.
  • In-State

    8684 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4342 USD per semester and a duration of 10 months.

Funding

Graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin generally support themselves in one of the following ways: departmental aid in the form of scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships; fellowships administered by the Office of Graduate Studies; need-based financial aid administered by the Office of Student Financial Services (OSFS), and outside funding or employment.

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