University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty of Graduate Studies
Earth Sciences 1010, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary AB
Calgary, AB
Canada T2N 1N4

Economics (MA Course)

Program Information
Faculty: Graduate Studies
Degree: Master
Field of Study: Economics, General
Description This course-based program provides students with a strong foundation of theoretical and empirical knowledge. Our faculty members regularly publish work in leading academic journals, showcasing expertise in climate change, international trade, energy policy and more. Our students come from diverse backgrounds; in a typical year, we accept 25 students into our two MA programs (thesis- and course-based), drawing from applicants across Canada and around the world. Our department is committed to the sharing of fresh ideas, sponsoring conferences and workshops, a weekly seminar series, and the newly established Dr. Frank Anton Distinguished Lecture Series in Economics.
Website: Economics (MA Course) at University of Calgary - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Course Based? Yes
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Cost shown is for the entire duration of study (12 months).
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Applicants are required to have a four-year degree from a recognized institution, with specific courses: 4 full-course equivalents of economics courses that include equivalents to: Economics 395/495/497 (Econometrics) Economics 387/389 (Math for economists) Economics 557 (Senior Microeconomics) Economics 559 (Senior Macroeconomics) Must have a B average in senior economics courses. Applicants must also have a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.

* 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: December 19, 2018