Why Economics @ Memorial?
Economics is a versatile field. At Memorial University, we offer applied economics courses in a wide variety of areas, including fishery, petroleum and mining, forestry, environmental, development, international, monetary, public sector, welfare, labor, and health economics. Our 12 full-time faculty members are dedicated teachers and active researchers in these fields, and have a special focus on the local economy.
Description of program
- Graduate diploma - Disciplinary graduate diplomas provide an opportunity to acquire additional academic credentials at the graduate level without committing to a full master’s program. These programs allow students to expand on their knowledge of a particular discipline and may also be used for professional development within their careers.
- MA – The focus of the MA program is applied economics. The thesis option involves courses and a thesis and can be completed in two years, while the course option involves courses and a research essay and can be completed in one year.
Minimum admission requirements
- Graduate diploma, MA – Bachelor's degree (minimum second class) in economics or a closely related field (international graduate students are strongly encouraged to submit a valid GRE score report)
Important Note: The information provided on this website is subject to change. The University Calendar is the final authority on university fees and regulations.
Graduate diploma, MA
Graduate diploma: 1 year
MA: 1-2 years
January 15 (international) for Fall admission
February 1 (Canadian) for Fall admission
Tuition (NL students):
Graduate diploma: $420/semester
Tuition (Other Canadian students):
Graduate diploma: $546/semester
Tuition (International students):
Graduate diploma: $710/semester
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