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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:Our MA program is a course-based program providing advanced training in economic theory and quantitative methods and offering a wide selection of courses in various fields in economics. The program can be completed in two terms (Fall and Winter). Graduates of our MA program will be well prepared for doctoral study in economics or employment in both the public and private sectors.

URL:Economics at York University - Graduate Studies
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersEconomists

Admission Requirements


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

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 82] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88-91] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 65] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    All applicants must have a 4 year Honours baccalaureate degree (with at least a B average in the final two years) and must have successfully completed: one term of university level courses in Linear Algebra, Calculus, Statistics and Econometrics (3 credits each--half courses), such as York's undergraduate AP/ECON 1530, 1540, 2500, 3210, 3500, 3530, 4210, and 4220; and ]two term courses in Intermediate Microeconomics and Intermediate Macroeconomics (6 credits each--full courses). such as York's undergraduate AP/ECON 2300, 2350, 2400, and 2450. Even though it is not required, admission priority will be given to applicants who have demonstrated excellence in advanced level courses in Microeconomics and Macroeconomics (such as York's undergraduate AP/ECON 4000.03 and AP/ECON 4010.03).

    * 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 17, 2017