Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies

Economics (MA)

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Program Information

School:Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:The study of economics has changed considerably since the introduction of mathematical and econometric methods of analysis. The M.A. program in economics provides the in-depth knowledge of economic theory, quantitative methods, and their application that is most valued by business leaders and policymakers. The program mixes theory and practical applications and allows students to learn in classroom, co-operative and specialization programs. In addition to economic theory, macroeconomic, and microeconomics, the M.A. Economics offers course work in econometrics, economic development, financial economics, game theory, industrial economics, international economics, labour economics, and public economies.

The M.A. Economics Co-operative program is offered to students who are enrolled in the M.A. in Economics. Academic content is identical to that of the regular M.A. program. Due to space limitations only a small number of applicants will be admitted each year. The emphasis will be placed on those students with exemplary records.
URL:Economics (MA) at Concordia University - School of Graduate Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,985
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersEconomists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

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

    An honours degree in economics, from a recognized university, or the equivalent, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 577] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
    Application Notes : Application form (100$ CDN). Transcripts and proof of degree (university studies). Statement of purpose (500 words). Resume (CV). 3 reference letters (from professors preferably). TOEFL/IELTS (For international applicants). Birth certificate (if Canadian). The Department of Economics recommends students for admission with a TOEFL score of at least 577. A score of 52 in the written expression section is also required. For the Internet-based Test, IBT score of at least 90 and 23 (writing section) are required.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 November 24, 2021

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