Economics, M.A. | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
12 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
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The Economics program of University of Guelph will extend your economics and finance knowledge and prepare you for a variety of roles within the public and private sectors, as well as further education at the PhD level.


Key facts

The Economics program of University of Guelph offers a finance specialization for students who wish to focus their studies towards finance-based economics.

Master’s students can choose a course-based degree (8 months) or course work plus Major Research Project (MRP) degree (12 months). The MRP is completed in the third semester, supervised by a faculty member. Both specializations (Economic and Finance) will need to take a non-credit preliminary mathematics course as well as the Economic core of advanced microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics. Students interested in the finance specialization will need to take additional courses in theoretical and empirical finance.

Are you interested in:

  • Economics
  • Finance
  • International development 
  • Data analytics

Career opportunities

  • Economist
  • Research associate, statistician, data analyst
  • Financial analyst, portfolio manager
  • Public and private sector management
  • Academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Mathematical Methods for Economics
  • Game Theory 
  • Experimental Economics
  • Mathematical Economics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree (4-year program or equivalent)
  • B+ average in last two years of study
  • Background in economic theory and econometrics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

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