University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Economics (MA Thesis)

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:This is your chance to pursue your degree in a vibrant, research-focused environment where students are encouraged to explore topics beyond the typical definition of economics studies. Our faculty members regularly publish work in leading academic journals, showcasing expertise in climate change, international trade, energy policy and more. Our students come from diverse backgrounds; in a typical year, we accept 25 students into our two MA programs (thesis- and course-based), drawing from applicants across Canada and around the world.

Our department is committed to the sharing of fresh ideas, sponsoring conferences and workshops, a weekly seminar series, and the newly established Dr. Frank Anton Distinguished Lecture Series in Economics. We are also home to a federal data centre, so students can apply directly for their own research agendas.
URL:Economics (MA Thesis) at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersEconomists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 560] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Applicants are required to have a four-year degree from a recognized institution, with specific courses: 4 full-course equivalents of economics courses that include equivalents to: Economics 395/495/497 (Econometrics) Economics 387/389 (Math for economists) Economics 557 (Senior Microeconomics) Economics 559 (Senior Macroeconomics) Must have a B average in senior economics courses. Applicants must also have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.

* 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 June 26, 2022