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    McGill University, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS AND FEES

    Montreal, QuebecLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1821established year
    40493enrollment
    7.9/10

    Master of Arts [M.A] (Economics)

    1 year
    45 Credits
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $ 19,600 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Program Description

    • Master of Arts in Economics at McGill University allows students to complete this course in 1 year.
    • Students need to complete 45 credits successfully for this McGill’s Arts in Economics program.
    • The Department of Economics offers M.A. and Ph.D. programs that attract students from all over the world.
    • The students to faculty ratio for this MA Economics program at McGill University is 16:1.
    • The core areas of the programs are:
      • Macroeconomics
      • Microeconomics
      • Econometrics
    • The Faculty members of the Department of Economics at McGill University conducted research in numerous areas of economics, with particularly strong representation in the fields of econometrics, empirical microeconomics including development, and natural resources.
    • Students who wish to complement disciplinary training in Economics with research experience in applying statistical methods across the social sciences, the Department offers the Social Statistics Option.
    • On Completing the MA Economics program at McGill University, Students can work as Population Studies Analyst, Tax Economist, Transportation Planner, Bank Research Analyst, Business Credit/ Loan Administrator, Consumer Credit Manager, Research Analyst, Financial Researcher.
    • The average salary after economics is 47,250 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedMaster
    Duration1 year
    Total Credits45
    Fees$ 21720 for 1 yearor 45 Credits Program
    Delivery Typefull time
    Admission Intakefall (Deadline - Jan 15)
    Language ProficiencyIELTS,TOEFL
    ExamsGMAT
    Program URLhttps://www.mcgill.ca/study/2019-2020/faculties/arts/graduate/programs/master-arts-ma-economics-non-th...

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    Students must meet the following requirements for admission in McGill’s Arts in Economics program:

    • Students must have an Honours B.A. in Economics.
    • Students holding B.A whether in economics or another discipline, may also be eligible for admission.
    • A GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0 is required to apply for this Arts in Economics program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in each year to enter into this Arts in Economics program.
    • The minimum GPA required is 3.0/4.0 or students must have B grade in their bachelor’s degree.

    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.

    The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


    Required Document List

    Followings are the required document:

    • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
    • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.

    Application Deadline

    Event End Date
    fall Jan 15, 2021

    Closed for applications.


    Scores Required

    6.5 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    86 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    660 / 800

    Avg. Score in

    GMAT


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fee$19600
    Health Insurance$891
    Others$1229
    Total Fees$21720

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 9789
    Food$ 4106

    Ranking

    Times Higher Education

    Times Higher Education 2021

    Ranked #82 / 601

    Economics [ International ]


    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Sandhya and Swati Sharma MBA Leadership Award$ 7823YesMar 15, 2021
    Rotary Foundation Scholarships- Global GrantsVariableYesJun 30, 2021
    ASID Foundation Legacy Scholarships$ 4000YesN/A
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$ 1000YesDec 21, 2020

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
    • Students need these documents for student visa application:
      • Proof of Acceptance
      • Proof of Identity
      • Proof of Financial Support

    Work Study

    • Work while studying International students on the study visa are still able to work 20 hours/week. 
    • Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week combined on-campus and off-campus work during an academic session and full-time during a regularly scheduled break.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Followings are the career/job opportunities after MA Economics:

    • Population Studies Analyst
    • Tax Economist
    • Transportation Planner
    • Bank Research Analyst
    • Business Credit/ Loan Administrator
    • Consumer Credit Manager
    • Research Analyst
    • Financial Researcher


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