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    Western University - [UWO], London, Ontario - Programs And Fees

    London, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1878established year
    30522enrollment
    7.8/10

    Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Economics)

    4 years
    full time
    English
    honours & on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $25,144 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent.
    • English Grade 12U final grade 70% or higher
    • Grade 12 mathematics final grade should be 65% or higher
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL and PTE to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

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

    • Students must meet the minimum requirements in English and maths subjects up to 60%, after receiving an admission offer.
    • Students will need to submit school results for Class XI showing a competitive average and course registration for Class XII, or Class XII mid-year results.
    • Students in CBSE or CISCE schools, they present 75%+ on their final Class XII exams.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

    Others:

    • If students don’t have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) but are 21 years of age or older, they may be eligible to apply as a mature applicant.

    Program Description

    • B.A Economics at Western University is offered as a full-time basis for a duration of 4-year with honours.
    • Economics is a social science devoted to the study of scarcity, and how individuals, organizations, and governments make choices.
    • The discipline's guiding principle is found in the idea that all of these choices can most usefully be seen as decisions to allocate scarce resources across a range of competing uses. 
    • The Student to ratio is 24:1.
    • The Employment rate of Western University is 91%.
    • Students can apply for scholarship programs initiated by the Government of Canada up to 40,664 USD per year.
    • The living cost range in Canada is 4,500 USD – 10,800 per year.
    • The average salary goes up to 79,500 USD after completing this program.
    • Students have career opportunities to work as:
      • Professional Economist.
      • Financial Risk Analyst.
      • Data Analyst (Banking Sector)
      • Financial Planner (Banking Sector)

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedBachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees102070 for 4 years
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Mar 1)
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Program URLhttp://economics.uwo.ca/undergraduate/index.html

    Required Document List

    The Documents required are:

    • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
    • Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
    • 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.
    • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
    • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.
    • Exam scores like GMAT, GRE are to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Mar 1, 2021

    Scores Required

    83 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    58 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition Fees$25144$24213$23315$22452
    Health insurance$540$540$540$540
    Other Fees$1291$1165$1165$1165
    Total Fees$26975$25918$25020$24157

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Living Expenses$12262

    Ranking

    Times Higher Education

    Times Higher Education 2021

    Ranked #126 / 601

    Economics [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program$150YesN/A
    Jared J. Davis Grant$1000YesN/A
    Microsoft Tuition ScholarshipVariableYesN/A
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship$1385YesApr 30, 2020

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
    • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
    • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
    • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
    • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
    • 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

    After completing this program students have job opportunities in:

    • Professional Economist.
    • Financial Risk Analyst.
    • Data Analyst (Banking Sector)
    • Financial Planner (Banking Sector)
    • Financial Controller/Financial Economist.
    • Equity Analyst.
    • Cost Accountant.

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