Lakehead University - Thunder Bay

Economics and Political Science

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Program Information

School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Economics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Description:Economics is a social science dedicated to the study of decision-making under scarcity, and the factors that influence wealth. Economics involves financial topics and broader historical, sociological and cultural topics ranging from the individual (microeconomics) to governments, industries and central banking (macroeconomics). This extensive and multidisciplinary study of the economy is what sets it apart from other seemingly similar topics such as Business or Finance. As an Economics student you will gain insight into the long-term effects of policy on communities by studying: Resource Allocation, Current Policy Debates, Statistics, Economic Theory, Incentives, Econometrics, Resource Allocation, and Decision-Making.
URL:Economics and Political Science at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,446

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Scholarships:1
Careers:Intelligence OfficersSecurities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Grade 12 U English, 1 Credit in Grade 12 U Math, and 4 Additional Grade 12 U or M Credits

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 02, 2017

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