Join a welcoming and collaborative campus community and learn from internationally-recognized researchers in the Master of Arts in Economics program at the University of Guelph. This one-year advanced program, which also offers a finance specialization, will extend your economics knowledge beyond the undergraduate level and prepare you for a variety of roles within the public and private sectors, as well as further education at the Ph.D. level.
Economics and finance faculty at Guelph have a long-established reputation for delivering quality education and research and are currently ranked in the top 5% in the world for research output in economics, according to Research Papers in Economics (RePEc).
The MA in Economics is a one-year program. During the first two semesters, you will complete four-course credits. In the final semester, you will complete a supervised one-on-one summer research project. If you are specializing in finance, you will have the option to do an academic research project or a placement at a financial research firm.
Students in the MA in Economics program gain exposure specialized course topics that help inform their research.
- Econometric Methods
- Microeconomic Theory
- Macroeconomic Theory
- International Finance (Finance Specialization)
- Money and Banking (Finance Specialization)
Graduates of the MA in Economics program can be found in a range of organizations across Canada and around the world.
- International Monetary Fund, World Bank
- Statistics Canada
- Federal Privy Council Office
- Scotiabank, Bank of Montreal
- Ontario Ministry of Finance
- Hydro Québec
- Ontario Securities Commission
- Undergraduate degree (4-year program or equivalent)
- Minimum B+ average
- Background in economic theory and econometrics
- Proof of English proficiency
Application deadline is February 1.
Cost & Fees
All questions regarding accounts, tuition, and fees should be directed to Student Financial Services.
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Last updated January 26, 2018