Economics

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The Department of Economics offers degree programs leading to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy. The ultimate goal of the graduate programs in Economics is to further the student's capacity for economic analysis through rigorous instruction in theory, econometrics, and a wide variety of fields. Graduates of the programs have obtained desirable university positions, responsible employment in the public sector, and in private industry. Because of the size and diversity of the department's faculty, students can readily specialize in almost any area of interest in economics.

Students may also be interested in a combined degree program:

A joint degree program, Financial Economics (MFE), is offered by the Department of Economics and the Rotman School of Management.

Degrees Offered

EconomicsMA, JD/MA, PhD, JD/PhD​

​​​​​Quick Facts

DomesticInternational
​​ ​​​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​.
2. For more information on admission requirements, ple​ase review the program'​s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar ​​​

​​​​​​​Research Stream Program Funding Information​

Base Funding Amount -

Graduate units determine a base funding amount for doctoral research stream programs and the number of years that the student will be eligible. In addition to the Base Funding, all eligible students will receive the cost of academic tuition and fees. More information about Base Funding can be found at .​

Actual Income -

Students often have the opportunity to earn additional income through research stipends, internal and external fellowships, RA employment income and TA-ships. Therefore, the average actual income of students in a program is typically higher than the Base Funding amount in that program. More information about Actual Incomes can be found at .

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Quick Facts

Domestic Students International Students
1. Application deadlines MA-15-Jan-2016
PhD-15-Jan-2016
MA-15-Jan-2016
PhD-15-Jan-2016
2.Required tests in addition to English Language Proficiency. See below or visit www.uoft.me/gradelp MA-n/a
PhD-n/a
MA-GRE
PhD-GRE
3. Minimum GPA MA-Mid-B (75%)
PhD-B+ Average
MA-Mid-B (75%)
PhD-B+ Average
4. Tuition fee -Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to Domestic Fees.
-Please visit www.uoft.me/gradfees and refer to International Fees.
5. Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD MA-n/a
PhD-No
MA-n/a
PhD-No
6. Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MA-n/a
PhD-After
MA-n/a
PhD-After
7. If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MA-n/a
PhD-No
MA-n/a
PhD-No
8. Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MA-n/a
PhD-Applicant
MA-n/a
PhD-Applicant
9. Program length (full-time only) MA-2 sessions
PhD-4 years
MA-2 sessions
PhD-4 years
​​1. All applicants must meet the School of Graduate Studies English Language Proficiency requirements​. 
2. For more information on admission requirements, please review the program’s SGS Calendar entry: www.sgs.utoronto.ca/calendar