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Economics

Columbia University

M.A.
12 months
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The Master of Arts program in the Department of Economics at Columbia University is designed for students who wish to prepare themselves for careers in the field of economics or improve their knowledge of economic theory and its applications.

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Overview

The Economics program offered by Columbia University provides a technical and rigorous approach to the study of economics.  Additionally, the program enables students to pursue further advanced study through elective courses offered by the department.

Program Description

The M.A. program admits approximately 50-60 students per year.  Graduates of the M.A. program will have the tools to conduct applied economic research and a sound preparation for progression to doctoral study.  Specifically, upon successful completion of the program graduates will be able:

  • To take a rigorous, quantitative approach to solving economic problems
  • To build and test economic models, using sophisticated economics tools
  • To advance professionally and to compete for well-paying jobs across a broad spectrum of industries and sectors
  • To apply to and enroll in a doctoral program

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Mathematical Methods for Economists
  • Economic Policy Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts
  • Standardized Tests

Tuition Fee

  • International

    71108 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35554 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    71108 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35554 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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