Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies

Economics (M.A.)

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Program Information

School:Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:Queen's offers what we believe are the finest graduate programs in Economics in Canada. Our programs prepare students for both applied and theoretical research, and, especially in the case of the M.A. program, for nonacademic careers in both the private and public sectors. Both programs involve a core of courses in economic theory and quantitative methods, together with a range of specialized electives chosen according to each student's interest.

URL:Economics (M.A.) at Queen's University - School of Graduate Studies
Areas of Research:Applied Microeconomics, Econometric Theory, Applied Econometrics, Economic History
Length:1 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. 88] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.0]
Application Notes : Any applicant whose previous degree is not from a Canadian or U.S. university must submit GRE scores. For international students, if required, a TOEFL total score of at least 600 (paper-based) or TOEFL iBT minimum scores of: writing (24/30); speaking (22/30); reading (22/30); listening (20/30), for a total of 88/120, or MELAB score of 80 or an IELTS score of 7. Applicants must have the minimum score in each test as well as the minimum overall score.
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants are required to have an Honours Bachelor's degree with a major in economics or a related field, minimum upper second-class standing (Most students have first-class averages.) Most successful applicants have undergraduate credits in statistics and quantitative methods for economics, intermediate and advanced micro and macroeconomic theory, and two or three further upper-year courses in economics, plus courses in linear algebra and differential and integral calculus.

    * 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 October 24, 2017