University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies

Economics (MA)

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Program Information

School:University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:School of Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:The MA is a course-work only program (i.e., has no thesis requirement) that may be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. It is designed for individuals who wish to work in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, and also for students intending to pursue a PhD in economics. Students intending to apply to the PhD program must have a master’s degree; it is not possible to enter directly with a bachelor’s degree.

URL:Economics (MA) at University of Toronto - School of Graduate Studies
Length:8 Month(s)
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersEconomists

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]
  • Graduate Record Examination [min. 700]
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 departmental website for details.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
An appropriate bachelor's degree with at least a mid-B (75%) standing in the final year of the program is required, as well as successful completion of full-year courses in calculus, intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and statistics. Admission is competitive, so accepted applicants will normally have achieved a standing considerably higher than the minimum of at least a mid-B (75%) in the final year.

* 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