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Economics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (QS) ,
The Department of Economics offers a full range of modern programs from a variety of critical perspectives. Students in the Economics graduate programs not only become proficient in current economic theory, methods, and applications, but also become acquainted with some history of economic thought and economic history.

About

At the University of Manitoba, our strength comes from our place and our people. Manitoba is cold; it’s flat, it has a challenging climate. But this environment challenges us to adapt, innovate and invent. It compels us to grow and dares us to create. Join the graduate students and researchers who come here from every corner of the world. They are drawn to this place because it offers something that is rare and invaluable: the opportunity to do transformational research.

The Department is committed to the interaction of ideas and intellectual discussion of Economics from a variety of perspectives, and offers a strong record of teaching excellence and a commitment to an environment that facilitates student learning. Faculty members have won national (3M) teaching fellowships and University of Manitoba teaching excellence awards and several graduate students have won Faculty of Arts Graduate Student Teaching Awards.

Accreditation

A number of the university's programs hold accreditation by provincial, Canadian and/or international professional accreditation bodies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Microeconomic Principles
  • Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies
  • Quantitative Methods in Economics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Introduction to Econometrics
  • International Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    86

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  • Minimum required score:

    567

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General Requirements

  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Meet the general entrance requirement based on the country/curriculum of study; the requirements can be found below by clicking the regions or Common International Curricula which include the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the British patterned Education (GCE).
  • Common International Curricula (GCE and IB)
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE)
  • Minimum 2 courses at Advanced (A) level and 3 courses at Ordinary (O) level: no grades below a ‘D’ (GCE)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • An IB diploma with 3 courses at the higher level (HL) and 3 courses at the standard level (SL): no grades below a ‘4’ (IB)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10916 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10916 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    4692 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4692 CAD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Winnipeg

  • 1056 - 1650 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

To encourage the development of research, the university offers a number of research support programs. A creative works support program is also offered to enhance the overall quality of artistic production at the University. These programs are administered on behalf of the university by the VPRI and Office of Research Services.

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