Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies

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


Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Economics, General
Description The objective of the PhD program in Economics is to produce highly qualified professional economists with the analytical and empirical expertise required for success in the global economy. Compulsory core courses offer rigorous training in economic theory, econometrics and mathematical economics, while field and elective courses are designed to prepare students to undertake cutting-edge research in international economics and finance. Solid theoretical training combined with an empirical orientation ensures that graduates are well suited for high-level research and management positions in national and international financial institutions, international organizations, provincial and federal governments, and academia. The PhD program will be available only on a full-time basis and will focus on the single field of International Economics and Finance.
Website: Economics at Ryerson University - School of Graduate Studies
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 77
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] 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