Research in the Department of Economics addresses vital issues like poverty, climate change and fluctuating housing markets. Learn specialized analytical methods and powerful quantitative tools. Enhance your learning with hands-on experience through cooperative education. Both our MA and PhD economics degrees provide training in economic theory and econometrics and engage students in a supervised research project. The Economics program is offered at University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Areas of focus
Economic theory and econometrics applied to policy issues in:
- Environmental and resources economics
- Labour economics
- Industrial organization
- Development and growth
- Economics of Indigenous peoples
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- The economics MA program is designed to give you a foundation in economic theory and econometrics.
- You’ll supplement this education by taking electives with an applied focus.
- Choose between the thesis or extended essay program option.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
- Apply before
DisciplinesEconomics Econometrics View 71 other Masters in Economics in Canada
- Applicants to either program must satisfy the department that they have the necessary skills in mathematics, statistics, as well as written and verbal communication to undertake the program. To this end, the department may require evidence of appropriate writing skills prior to admission.
- Applicants with an undergraduate degree from a Canadian or U.S. university are ordinarily not required to take the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), although it may be an advantage to do so. All other students must take the GRE. The Faculty of Graduate Studies and/or the Graduate Adviser may require any student to complete this aptitude exam.
- Applicants who have minimal undergraduate training in economics may be considered for a preliminary program. Such students typically have a cumulative GPA of 7.0 (A-) or higher from their undergraduate degree
International5074 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 5074 CAD per year during 24 months.
National4022 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4022 CAD per year during 24 months.
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