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University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa

Economics

Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:Economics examines how a country's wealth and resources are used to meet the needs of its citizens. It focuses on the production, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Two important themes are efficiency (the absence of waste in the use of resources) and equity. Economics is empirically oriented: it uses the tools of statistical and econometric analysis to test theoretical predictions against economic data.

Economics is divided into two interrelated branches. Macroeconomics deals with the economy as a whole and examines the factors that determine national output and employment levels, as well as interest rates, exchange rates and the rate of inflation. Microeconomics deals with the behaviour of individual economic agents - such as consumers, firms, investors and governments - and studies, among other things, how prices and quantities are determined in a given market. The French immersion stream is available with this program.
URL:Economics at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers:6

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors MCV4U is strongly recommended.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 10, 2012

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