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

Toronto, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1827Established Year
  88766Enrollment

Master of Arts [M.A] (Economics)

 2 years
 full time
  English
 on campus
 Course Based

Field of Study

Offered by     School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

$ 17,827 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Master of Arts in Economics at the School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto is offered a 2-years (4 sessions) program.
  • This course is offered on a full-time or part-time basis.
  • This program is designed for individuals who wish to work in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, and also for students intending to pursue a Ph.D. in economics.
  • The Master of Arts is a coursework-only program, i.e has no thesis requirement. 
  • The Department of Economics at the University of Toronto is large and highly ranked.
  • The teaching and research interests of its graduate faculty members span a wide range of subjects and cover theory, applied data analysis, and econometric methodology.
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:19.
  • Additionally, students may take suitable elective courses in statistics, mathematics, computer science, and other allied fields.
  • Approximately 65 new MA students and 15 new Ph.D. students are enrolled each year with total graduate student enrolment of approximately 150.
  • MA graduates find employment in their area of interest in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors.
  • Students may have job opportunities as Investment Dealers and Brokers Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers Economists, etc with an average salary of 47,199 USD per year.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 36,608 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 17)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGMAT
Offered by School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto
Program Urlhttps://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/programs/economics/

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree with at least a mid-B (75%) standing in the final year of the program.
  • Successful completion of full-year courses in calculus, intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, and statistics.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 on the equivalent of the last 60 semester hours (approximately two years of work) is required.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and GMAT to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field (Economics, Arts, and etc) from a recognized institution.
  • Completed a master’s degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.


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 17


Scores Required

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

663 / 800

Avg. Score in

GMAT

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$17827$17827
Health insurance$477$477
Total fees$18304$18304

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 3,700
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
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
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
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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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 UDS
  • The students can work up to 20 hours per week off-campus or on-campus during regular breaks.

Career and Placement after Course

Job profiles after completing this program:

  • Securities Agents 
  • Investment Dealers and Brokers Banking
  • Credit and Other Investment Managers Economists



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