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MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  40493Enrollment

Master of Arts [M.A] (Economics)

 2 years
 45 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 13,583 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • MA Economics at McGill University allows students to complete this course in 2 years.
  • Students must have to complete 45 credits successfully.
  • 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 program is 16:1.
  • Economics are given in the core areas of:
    • Macroeconomics
    • Microeconomics
    • Econometrics
  • The Department of Economics their Faculty members conduct 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.
  • The job opportunities after this program are 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 Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits45
Fees$ 30,050 for 2 years or 45 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGRE
Program Urlhttps://www.mcgill.ca/study/2019-2020/faculties/arts/graduate/programs/master-arts-ma-economics-n...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • 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.
  • GPA of 3.2 out of 4.0.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The minimum requirements are an overall average of 60% in each year.
  • GPA of 3.0/4.0 [B Grade]. 


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

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

300 / 340

Avg. Score in

GRE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$13583$13583
Health insurance$871$871
Others$571$571
Total fees$15025$15025

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,789
Food$ 4,106

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #51/ 500

Economics [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 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
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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

  • 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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