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Economics

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Econometrics and Quantitative Economics
Economics, General
Public Policy Analysis
Description:Get ready to wrestle with important and complex questions: How do you turn a poor country into a rich country? How can we avoid another global financial crisis? What's the best way for governments to stimulate new industries like biotechnology and green energy?

In first year, you'll cover the fundamentals of micro- and macro-economics. In upper years, you can analyze how those principles play out in a wide range of sectors, including public policy, labour economics, health economics, finance, sport, and more.
URL:Economics at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,000
International: $43,000
Scholarships:2
Careers:LegislatorsSecurities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80 to 83
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in the prerequisite Grade 12 English course.
  • Ontario students need six Grade 12 U and/or M courses.
  • Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors, Data Management, or any Grade 12 4U mathematics is recommended but not required.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Not an Ontario high school student?

    We'll accept equivalent courses from other provinces and systems of study. Visit Waterloo's website to view the specific requirements for your province or country.

    If your first language is not English, please refer to our English language requirements and eligible tests.

    * 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 August 20, 2021

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