Programs:

Economics

Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics

The M.A. program in Economics at McMaster owes its strength to the quality of its research faculty, opportunities for intensive training in theoretical and applied work, and a diverse offering of specializations. Up to two courses can be taken outside of the department, popular course options include finance and ‘big data’. A special feature of the M.A. program is that it offers students the chance to participate in real world experience through the optional coop program. Many students choose this option and have an opportunity to work 4 or 8 months after completing two semesters of academic work.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

The PhD program in economics prepares students to become professional, independent economic researchers applying state-of-the-art methods to analyze economic phenomena.

Areas of Research

The PhD program offers the following Areas of Specializations: Econometrics, Growth and Monetary Economics, Health Economics, International Economics, Labour Economics, Population Economics, and Public Economics.

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master's Degree
Typical Entry:
September
Typical Deadline:
January 30th

Degree Options

Master of Arts (M.A.)Degree Details

Length:
1 year
Required Credential:
Honour's bachelor in Economics

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
4 years
Required Credential:
Master's Degree