University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies


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School:University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:The department offers MA and PhD programs (as well as an MFE program, which has its own website). The ultimate goal of these programs is to further the student's capacity for economic analysis through rigorous instruction in theory, econometrics, and a wide variety of fields. Graduates of the programs have obtained desirable University professorial positions and employment in the public service and in private industry. Students in the programs benefit from the excellent facilities of the University of Toronto, including the best university library in Canada. They may also benefit from the close association of members of the faculty with specialized institutes and centres at the University, such as the Centre for Industrial Relations.
Because of the size and diversity of the graduate teaching staff, students can readily specialize in almost any area of interest. In addition to the courses offered by the Department, candidates may take courses in political science, management, history and other allied fields.
URL:Economics at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersEconomists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination [min. 700]
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 7] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
Application Notes : All applicants who do not hold a degree from a Canadian university must submit an official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test score. Applicants who hold a degree from a Canadian university are strongly encouraged to submit an official GRE General Test score. See the website for details.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
A minimum B+ standing in an MA program in economics is required. Admission is competitive, so accepted applicants will normally have achieved a standing considerably higher than the minimum B+. A strong preparation in advanced mathematics, statistics, and economics, including successful completion of MA-level microeconomic theory, macroeconomic theory, and econometrics.

* 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 November 23, 2017