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UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN - [USASK], SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN - PROGRAMS

Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1907Established Year
  22400Enrollment

Master of Arts [M.A] (Economics)

 2 years
 60 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan

$ 5,048 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Saskatchewan offers a Master of Arts in Economics program with a duration of 2 years (4 terms).
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • The program consists of two options: thesis and project option for a minimum of 30 units.
  • The Master of Arts in Economics provides the skills necessary for research and analyst positions at government and international agencies, banks, and other private firms.
  • Faculty conduct research in a variety of areas, below are a few of their strengths:

    • Microeconomic and Macroeconomic theory
    • Econometrics
    • Experimental and Behavioral economics
    • Natural resources and environmental economics
    • Health economics
    • Labor economics
    • Industrial organization and etc.
  • The Faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:17.
  • In this Economics program students are eligible to join a co-op program and complement their study terms with paid co-op terms.
  • Experiential learning provided by co-op terms gives students hands-on experience applying theoretical concepts and applied skills learned during the course-work to a real-world problem.
  • Also prepare students for continuing their studies at the best economics Ph.D. programs around the world.
  • Financial supports in the form of scholarships, graduate teaching fellowships, teaching, and research assistantships are provided.
  • Students in a thesis or project-based program pay tuition three times a year for as long as they are enrolled in their program.
  • Students on a co-op placement pay additional tuition at 375 USD for Canadian and 593 USD for international students per term.
  • The average salary goes up to 62,105 USD after completing this program.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Total Credits60
Fees$ 11,144 for 2 years or 60 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Winter (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
ExamsGMAT
Offered by College of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan
Program Urlhttps://grad.usask.ca/programs/economics.php#Program

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have a four-year undergraduate degree.
  • The cumulative weighted average of at least 70% in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units) including courses in Advanced Micro and Macro Economic Theory, Econometrics, and Mathematical Economics.
  • Students will be required to upload unofficial PDF copies of academic transcripts from each post-secondary institution attended.
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Four-year honors degree program.
  • 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 from a recognized institution
  • Completed a master degree with first class in a relevant field (Micro and Macro Economic Theory, Mathematical Economics and etc) from a recognized institution


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Three academic or professional references: Three Letters of recommendation (completed via an online application process, no need to send to CGPS from the issuing institution)
  • CV/Resume: Resume/CV should be a one or two page concise summary of skills, experience, and education.
  • Offer Letter: Students must submit have an offer letter.
  • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Winter
Feb 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

500 / 800

Avg. Score in

GMAT


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2
Tuition fees$5048$5048
Others$524$524
Total fees$5572$5572

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 6,624
Food$ 480

Ranking

Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #501/ 501

Economics [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 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
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student 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.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student 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 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

  • On-campus working options are available for full-time students.
  • In case, an institution has campuses in different cities, students must not work on the campus where they are enrolled full-time.
  • Working as a teaching or research assistant at a library, hospital, or research facility affiliated with the institution is also an option for students.
  • An International student with a valid student visa is eligible to work off-campus while completing studies.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are the career/Job opportunities after MA in Economics:

  • Economist
  • Consultant
  • Policy Analyst
  • Budget Analyst
  • Market Researcher



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