Applied Economics and Policy, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 16 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policy making and, participate effectively in helping decision-makers choose sound economic policies that strike a good balance between cyclical economic recovery and long-run economic growth.

About

The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policy making and, participate effectively in helping decision-makers choose sound economic policies that strike a good balance between cyclical economic recovery and long-run economic growth.

This exciting course-based program provides students with graduate-level knowledge and skills related to applications of economic theory in policy-making, bridging the gap between theory and practice.

Career Opportunities:

Alumni are able to find positions in industry, government, think tanks, and international organizations. There is a dramatic technological change within this industry. This program specifically equip graduates with the skills and knowledge that successfully enable them to be highly competitive in the current labour market.

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Applied Macroeconomics
  • Mathematics for Applied Economics
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Business Communication
  • Research Project in Economics Policy and Seminar
  • International Economics: Trade
  • International Economics: Finance
  • Urban and Regional Economics
  • Industrial Organization Theory
  • Economics Analysis of Law
  • Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Public Sector Economics: Finance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 16 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3
Recommended score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 3 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Four-year Bachelor's degree from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • 70+% cumulative average or 77+% average in the last 2-years of full-time studies (when converted to Ontario equivalent)
  • Completion of undergraduate courses in statistics, microeconomics, and macroeconomics1
  • Statement of interest (max 2 pages)
  • Curriculum vitae (max 2 pages)
  • 2 Letters of Reference

Tuition Fee

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