Simon Fraser University - Graduate Studies

Economics

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Program Information

School:Simon Fraser University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:The PhD program consists of core and elective courses, comprehensive examinations, and the completion and defense of an original dissertation. The PhD program is offered on a full-time basis. We have almost 150 PhD graduates who have gone on to teach in universities and colleges, serve as advisors and officials for provincial, state, and national governments, as well as work in a variety of roles in private industry.

URL:Economics at Simon Fraser University - Graduate Studies
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersEconomists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    The normal prerequisite for admission into the Doctoral Program is a Master's degree with high standing or a Bachelor's degree with first class standing. The minimum cumulative grade point average required for admission is 3.5. Students who perform well in our MA program can be transferred directly into the PhD program after two semesters.

    Test Scores:
    • Graduate Record Examination
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580]
    Application Notes : A copy of unofficial scores (even if the application checklist indicates that official scores have been received). Applicants who have completed or are currently completing their post-secondary studies at an institution outside of Canada are required to take the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE). There is no minimum requirement however, please note that the GMAT cannot be substituted for the GRE. Send the official test results to Simon Fraser University, using Institution Code 0999 and Department Code 1801. A copy of unofficial scores (even if the application checklist indicates that official scores have been received). Applicants whose primary language is not English will be required to take theTest of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) if they have completed a degree at an institution where the language of instruction and examination was not in English in a country where English is not the primary language. Please refer to the Dean of Graduate Studies website for minimum University requirements and list of exempt countries. Send the official test results to Simon Fraser University, using Institution Code 0999 and Department Code 84.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 August 08, 2018