McMaster University

Economics and Computer Science

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Program Information

School:McMaster University
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Computer Science
Economics, General
Description:This program provides the students with a solid foundation in computer science and exposure to the field of economics thereby opening up major opportunities for economist with a programming background.

The undergraduate computer science curriculum at McMaster University places emphasis on the foundations of computer science and the integration of theory and applications while managing a sufficient breadth across the discipline.

URL:Economics and Computer Science at McMaster University
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,771
International: $27,157

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.
Scholarships:21
Careers:Software EngineerSecurities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •   English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U. MHF4U or MCV4U are strongly recommended for students planning to enter programs in Economics or Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior (PNB). SBI4U is recommended for PNB.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

* 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 September 19, 2017