12 months
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6730 CAD/year
4260 CAD/year
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About

There is a wide spectrum of professional opportunities available to Economics graduates at University of Saskatchewan. Many pursue professional careers in government or in international organizations such as the United Nations, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Apply to the Economics MA program offered at University of Saskatchewan.

Overview

Economics MA program at University of Saskatchewan - Details

University of Saskatchewan students with training in Economics are actively recruited into the job market locally, nationally and internationally for positions related to corporate policy, business management, intellectual property, international development, international trade, marketing, price analysis, community development and resource management.

As a member of prestigious U15 Canadian research university group, uSask provides some of the best facilities and analytical tools in the country.

Our research explores diverse areas including cancer treatment, crop development, animal and human vaccines, business, education, Aboriginal issues, natural resource development, sustainability, energy, space science and nuclear physics, and we are engaged in research partnerships world-wide.

Economics MA students are eligible to join a co-op program and complement their study terms with paid co-op terms. This is an excellent option for those who plan to look for a job upon graduation. Experiential learning provided by co-op terms gives students hands-on experience applying theoretical concepts and applied skills learned during the course-work to a “real world” problem.

Our faculty conduct research in a variety of areas, below are a few of their strengths:

  • microeconomic and macroeconomic theory
  • econometrics
  • experimental and behavioral economics
  • natural resources and environmental economics
  • health economics
  • labour economics
  • industrial organization
  • game theory
  • international economics
  • development economics
  • regional economics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • microeconomic and macroeconomic theory
  • econometrics
  • experimental and behavioral economics
  • natural resources and environmental economics
  • health economics
  • labour economics
  • industrial organization
  • game theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

30-60

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE): Submission of the GRE is recommended for all applicants. Applicants who have not earned a degree from Canada or the USA are required to submit a GRE.
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
  • a minimum 70% average (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (e.g. 60 credit units)including courses in Advanced Micro and Macro Economic Theory, Econometrics, and Mathematical Economics

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6730 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4260 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Saskatoon

1279 - 1865 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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