Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5B 2K3

International Economics and Finance

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Master
Field of Study: International EconomicsInternational Finance
Description The MA program in International Economics and Finance is a highly specialized program designed for students in the early stages of their professional careers. Compulsory core courses are designed to provide students with a solid background in economic theory, financial theory and econometrics. Field and elective courses provide specialized training related to the core areas of the program: international economics and finance. A major research paper allows students to develop research skills and explore a particular topic of their choice in greater detail. Following the Ryerson tradition, the program emphasizes the application of theory. As the program combines rigorous analytical training with an empirical orientation, graduates are well suited for research and management positions in national or international financial institutions, international organizations, and provincial or federal governments. Moreover, students are provided with the rigorous academic background required to pursue their studies at the PhD level. The program is available as a full-time (one year) or part-time (two years) study option.
Website: International Economics and Finance at Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 73
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]

If you have not completed two or more years, full-time, at a Canadian university or a university at which English was the primary language of instruction, or have not completed a graduate degree at a university where English was the primary language of instruction, you will be required to provide certification of English language proficiency through one of the accepted examinations listed below. Scores are valid for two years from the test date. It is important to understand that meeting the minimum English proficiency requirements does not guarantee admission. Programs may set additional requirements to these minimum standards. For exemption from this requirement, applicants are required to provide an official statement from their institutions Registrar's office confirming the use of English as the Medium of Instruction for the duration of their study.

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.

Last Updated: July 27, 2018