MA in Economics atUWaterloo Department of Economics

Duration

1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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Type of University

Public

Year of establishment

1956

Highlights

  • The MA program provides students with relevant analytical and problem-solving skills through coursework, research and practice with a focus on applied economics
  • The MA degree requirements can be fulfilled by one of three options: course work only (eight months), course work and major paper (12 months), or MA co-op option (20 months)

Ranking

  • University Rankings
    • #151-200

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2020

    • #149

      - QS 2022

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #199

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 12,05,964
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 9,18,691
InsuranceINR 45,935
TransportationINR 40,405
Incidental FeesINR 89,196
TotalINR 10,94,227

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 60.76

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Tuition & expenses were last updated on 26ᵗʰ October 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria
12th

No specific cutoff mentioned

Graduation

75%

  • Applicants must have an Honours bachelor's degree (or equivalent) with a 75% average
  • Applicants without a 4-year degree are required to complete both a Bachelor degree (less than 4 years in length) and a Master degree with First Class, 8/10 or Very Good
  • Applicants must have a strong preparation in economics and in the mathematical tools needed to be successful in the program, including the following university-level courses:
    • Advanced microeconomics
    • Advanced macroeconomics
    • Advanced econometrics
    • Mathematical economics; as an equivalent two terms of calculus and one term of linear algebra

TOEFL

Marks - 90/120

  • With writing: 25 and speaking: 25

PTE

Marks - 63/90

  • With writing: 65 and speaking: 65

IELTS

Marks - 7/9

  • With writing: 6.5 and speaking: 6.5

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver: If applicants have completed three or more years of post-secondary education, or completed a graduate degree at a university where English is listed as the only language of instruction on the International Association of Universities World Higher Education Database (WHED)
  • A GRE score is not required but is recommended for all international students applying to the program
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

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  • Two references from academic sources are 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 , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarships
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
Rs. 9,05,250
Engineering,Science,Business + 1 more
University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship
Rs. 59,920
Engineering,Science,Medicine + 2 more
Graduate Student Contingency Bursary
Not available
Engineering,Science,Business + 1 more
QNX Graduate Scholarship
Rs. 9,28,950
Engineering,Science,Business + 1 more

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