THE MASTER OF ARTS DEGREE
1) A student with an honours Bachelor's degree in Economics or its equivalent, with at least a major average of 70%, may be admitted to a minimum one-year Master's program. Applicants are expected to have completed one course in each of calculus, linear algebra and statistics. Applicants who have not completed the above mathematics requirements are encouraged to do so prior to beginning their graduate course work. 2) A student with a general degree, or an honours graduate in another discipline, with at least a 70% standing, may be admitted to a minimum two-year Master's program.
1) Students in the two-year program are required to take a make-up or qualifying year in their first year of the M.A. program. Selection of courses is to be made in consultation with a graduate advisor.
2) Students in the one-year M.A. program (Candidate year) are required to complete:
a) seven graduate courses and a major paper normally to be in conjunction with one of the courses OR eight graduate courses (no major paper);
b) at least one course in microeconomics, one in macroeconomics and one in econometrics. Students intending to enter a Ph.D. program are advised to take 41-501, 41-502, 41-503, 41-504, 41-541, and 41-542.
GRADUATE STUDIES FACULTY REGULATIONS