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Economics

University of Victoria

24 months
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5074 CAD/year
4022 CAD/year
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About

Study the story behind the numbers with this Economics program at University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Overview

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
  • Finance

Programme Structure

  • 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.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

15 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5074 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5074 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4022 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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