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UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO - [UOFT], TORONTO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1827Established Year
  88766Enrollment

Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Economics)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 honours & on campus

Field of Study

$ 44,475 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Arts honors degree in Economics at the University of Toronto is offered a 4-years (8 semesters) program.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • This Program is designed to give a coordinated exposure to the subject matter of Economics for Management Studies to students pursuing a four-year degree with more than a single area of concentration.
  • Economics students have the opportunity to participate in an international exchange program during the 3rd year.
  • The Professional Skills Development Program (PSDP) has been created exclusively for Economics and BBA/Management students as a way to encourage skill development beginning in the second year through to the final year.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:19.
  • Students will need to earn a minimum of at least 46 PSDP skill points over the course of their academic program.
  • Students who are enrolled in a B.B.A. program may not enroll in the Major Program in Economics for Management Studies.
  • The average salary goes up to 48,750 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 184,308 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,MELAB
Program Urlhttps://www.future.utoronto.ca/content/economics

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).
  • Enrolment in this program is limited to students who meet the following criteria in Prerequisite Courses:
    • Advanced Functions
    • Calculus and Vectors
    • English
  • Students must have completed a minimum of 4.0 credits. 
  • Students completed the English with a grade of 12 and 65% higher.
  • Courses with a grade of CR/NCR will not count as part of the 4.0 credits required for program entry.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE.

English-Language Proficiency Eligibility:

Successful completion of one of the following is sufficient to demonstrate English-language proficiency:

  • At least one or two years of study in English at a recognized university/college.
  • A one-year post-graduate certificate at a recognized college in English.

Transfer Credits:

Students applying to Commerce with transfer credits must meet these requirements:

  • The CGPA must meet the cut off in a minimum of 4.0 credits taken at the University of Toronto.
  • The combined CGPA of all courses taken at another institution plus the University of Toronto courses must meet the minimum cut off for the year in which student is applying.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • College Transcripts: The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the previous academic qualifications.
  • Financial Documentation: The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation: This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose: This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • Tests Score statement: IELTS/TOEFL/PTE or other English proficiency testing results.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

85 / 99

Avg. Score in

MELAB


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$44475$44475$44475$44475
Health insurance$477$477$477$477
Books and supplies$1125$1125$1125$1125
Total fees$46077$46077$46077$46077

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 3,710
Food$ 2,775
Transportation$ 980

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #24/ 500

Economics [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship Program Variable Yes 15 Jan, 2020
University of Toronto Scholars Program $5,407 Yes N/A
U of T Karta Scholars Program Variable Yes N/A
President’s Scholars of Excellence Program $7,261 Yes N/A
U of T International Scholar Award Variable Yes N/A
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • An immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • They must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • A visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a student VISA:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Both full-time and part-time students can avail of work while studying in Canada options.
  • A student can be hired for only one Work-Study position. Students can find and apply for jobs on Career Exploration and Education website.
  • Student eligibility for the Work-Study Program is based upon students meeting this criterion:
    • Have proof of a government student aid package of at least 1,500 USD.
    • Be registered at the University of Toronto as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student in both terms.
    • Have achieved a satisfactory academic standing with a minimum 2.0 institutional grade point average in their previous academic session
  • The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:
    • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD
    • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

Graduates may find employment in:

  • Securities Agents 
  • Investment Dealers and Brokers
  • Financial Planners 
  • Investigators and Underwriters


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