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Master of Arts (Economics)

The MA in Economics is a course-based program consisting of at least 27 units in coursework including a 3-unit independent research project.

Program Requirements

Elective courses (12 units):

  • four 3-unit graduate-level elective Economics courses

Research Project (3 units):

  • ECON 999 (an independent research project).

Residence Requirement

The course-based MA in Economics has no minimum residence period and can be completed on a purely part-time basis.

Length of Program

The time required to complete either of the MA program will vary according to the previous training of the applicant. Under normal circumstances, the MA in Economics can be completed on a full-time basis in 10 months.

The maximum time to complete the course-based MA program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.