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QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Kingston, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1841Established Year

Doctor of Philosophy [Ph.D] (Economics)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 honours & on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

$ 9,695 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The Doctor of Philosophy in Economics at Queen’s University is a 4-year program.
  • These Ranks are given to the Program by Maclean’s in 2020:
    • In terms of program reputation, this program ranks 9th among Canadian Universities.
    • In terms of research reputation, this program ranks 7th among Canadian Universities.
  • The graduation rate for this program is 78.8%, Which shows that the majority of the students get graduated.
  • The Employment rate after
    • 6 months after graduation is 93.3%.
    • 2 years after graduation is 100%.
  • The Acceptance Rate is 20% which increases the chances of students getting enrolled.
  • The Student to Teacher ratio is 20:1, which bridges the gap between Students and Teachers.
  • The Female to male ratio is 5:5 which gives equal chances for both the genders to compete.
  • The Average internship salary of the student is 30,750 USD.
  • A special feature of the M.A. program is that it offers students the chance to undertake independent research with individual supervision, in the form of either an M.A. Essay or a Master's Thesis.
  • Most students choose the former option since the essay is designed to be written during the summer after all coursework has been completed.
  • This degree can take a student's career in many directions. Students are equipped with a strong foundation for careers in:
    • Financial risk analyst
    • Data analyst
    • Financial planner
    • Accountant
    • Economic researcher
    • Financial consultant

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Doctorate
Duration4 years
Fees$ 44,972 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,MELAB,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.econ.queensu.ca/graduate/phd/prospective-students

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must complete a Master's degree from a recognized university.
  • A GPA of at least 3.33 (B+ grade) out of 4.33 is required to be eligible for the program.
  • Students should hold an English Proficiency Test score.

Indian Student Eligibility

Indian students are eligible to apply if they have any one of the following certificates:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Or, completed a 3-year UG degree from an accredited institution.

English Language proficiency:

  • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
  • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
  • Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum 300+ score for a better chance of admission.

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

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.
  • Resume/CV - This provides a summary of the experience and skills of the student.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01


Scores Required

88 / 90

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 99

Avg. Score in

MELAB

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$9695$9695$9695$9695
Health insurance$540$540$540$540
Others$1008$1008$1008$1008
Total fees$11243$11243$11243$11243

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 8,550
Food$ 1,620

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #101/ 500

Economics [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Trillium Scholarship $28,961 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
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
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarships Variable Yes 03 Jan, 2021
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
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

  • Student visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A Student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the Student visa is 112 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • 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

  • Students need to apply for Work-study for the respective Term:
    • Fall and Winter Term – September 14th (Deadline)
    • Summer Term – May 31st (Deadline)
  • Students are paid 10.5 USD Per Hour during the Work-Study Program.
  • Students need to pay an Entitlement fee of 1,125 USD Per Term While Applying.

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