Master of Arts in Economics atUniversity of Calgary Faculty of Arts

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2023 View all dates


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • This course-based program provides students with a strong foundation of theoretical and empirical knowledge
  • Core Courses: Research Paper: Students complete a research paper as a capstone project
  • The students come from diverse backgrounds; in a typical year, the university accepts 25 students into the two MA programs (thesis- and course-based), drawing from applicants across Canada and around the world
  • The department is committed to the sharing of fresh ideas, sponsoring conferences and workshops, a weekly seminar series


  • University Rankings
    • #151-200

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #242

      - QS 2023

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #175

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 10,74,153
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,36,644
InsuranceINR 19,679
TransportationINR 18,656
Campus RecreationINR 4,514
TotalINR 6,79,493

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 60.18


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 3ʳᵈ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • A four-year degree from a recognized institution, with specific courses: 4 full-course equivalents of economics courses that include equivalents to Economics 395/495/497 (Econometrics) Economics 387/389 (Math for economists) Economics 557 (Senior Microeconomics) Economics 559 (Senior Macroeconomics) Must have a B average in senior economics courses
  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree


Marks - 86/120

  • With no section less than 20


Marks - 59/90


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no section less than 6.0

Other eligibility criteria
  • A Graduate Program Director may exempt an applicant whose first language is not English from the ELP requirement if they meet the following criteria: The student has completed one of the following degrees in an institution where the sole language of instruction and examination is English: a Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of 3 years in length), or a Graduate Degree Eligible institutions must be listed as providing English language instruction in the World Higher Education Database (WHED)
Conditional Offer


For international students, this conditional offer of admission should be used to apply for a study permi

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Three Letter of reference is required

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Important Dates

Sep , 2023

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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