The Economics graduate program offers a course-based Master of Arts program, a course-based Master of Arts program with a specialization in Economics and Finance and a postulation based PhD program.
Spaces of study in Economics incorporate however are not restricted to Applied Econometrics, Economic Development, Environmental and Resource Economics, Financial Economics, Industrial Organization, International Economics, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, and Public Economics. The Department doesn’t ensure that every one of these fields will be offered at whatever year.
Graduate program rules for each offered program are accessible from the Department.
Entrance Requirements for Economics graduate program
For the MA program, the Department’s base affirmation prerequisites are a college degree in Economics with a confirmation GPA of in any event 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or a comparable capability and remaining from a perceived foundation. GPA affirmation will be carried out on the last ★60 of evaluated coursework finished, or on what could be compared to the most recent two years of full-time reviewed coursework.
For the MA with a specialization in Economics and Finance, the Department’s base affirmation necessities are a college degree in Economics with a confirmation GPA 3.5 on the 4-point scale from the UAlberta, or a comparable capability and remaining from a foundation. GPA confirmation will be carried out on the last ★60 of reviewed coursework finished, or on what could be compared to the most recent two years of full-time evaluated coursework.
For the PhD program, the Department’s base confirmation prerequisites are a MA in Economics with an affirmation GPA of 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the UAlberta, or an identical capability and remaining from a organization. GPA affirmation will be carried out on the last ★60 of evaluated coursework finished, or on what might be compared to the most recent two years of full-time reviewed coursework. Furthermore, candidates should have a base evaluation point normal of 3.2 on all MA coursework.
All candidates more likely than not finished coursework in math and direct polynomial math, just as cutting edge coursework in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics.
Where appropriate, candidates should give verification of English Language Proficiency (allude to English Language Requirement). Any of coming up next is satisfactory:
- A TOEFL score of 92 (Internet-based) where pertinent with at least 21 in each band, or same.
- A base in general band score of 7.0 on IELTS, with in any event 6.5 in each band.
Candidates whose latest degree is from a non-Canadian college are needed to set up the Graduate Account Examinations (verbal, quantitative, and logical areas) managed by the Educational Testing Service (Princeton, NJ). The assessments ought to be composed early enough for scores to be accessible simultaneously as the candidate’s other supporting reports. No base cutoff score is determined, on the grounds that GRE results are utilized just related to different markers of likely scholastic achievement.
Candidates are additionally needed to present a Curriculum Vitae and three reference letters (least 2 scholarly). Furthermore, PhD candidates should give an assertion of exploration interest. Candidates are not needed to have a manager prior to applying to the projects.
For data in regards to educational cost and charges, if it’s not too much trouble, allude to Tuition and Cost of Living Estimates.
Requests in regards to subtleties of projects offered inside the Department ought to be coordinated to the Graduate Program Office.
Applications are open yearly from September 1 through January 31 for confirmation in the Fall expression. We offer one admission each year.
The office consequently considers all candidates for Teaching Assistantships at the time applications are investigated. Subsidizing offers are made to our highest level candidates and are made independently from offers of affirmation. Monetary need isn’t a factor in choosing who will be offered financing.
Financing is dependent upon understudies keeping a top of the line standing (3.5 GPA) and agreeably playing out their necessary obligations. Likewise, kept financing for PhD understudies past year 2 requires ordinary participation at departmental classes, a yearly show of exploration in an earthy colored pack course and an acceptable yearly report laying out progress in the program. Financing in year 4 of the PhD program is dependent upon fruition of the PhD application test.
Subtleties of grants and different wellsprings of monetary help are incorporated at www.gradstudies.ualberta.ca
Economics graduate program Requirements
- MA degree in Economics [Graduate]
- MA degree with a specialization in Economics and Finance (Economics) [Graduate]
- PhD degree in Economics [Graduate]
- PhD degree with a specialization in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (Economics) [Graduate]
Courses related to economics can be found in Course Listings, under the subject heading Economics (ECON).