Brock University

Economics

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Program Information

School:Brock University
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Economics, General
Description:Economics is divided into two parts: Microeconomics and Macroeconomics. Microeconomics focuses on the operation of the market system under alternative scenarios about competition. It studies the economic decisions of individuals, households and firms and shows how those decisions interact to produce market outcomes. Microeconomics then examines the efficiency of the market outcomes and the extent to which they benefit society. Macroeconomics examines the functioning of the broader economy and some of its key sectors. Its main focus is on economic performance as measured by employment, unemployment, and the gap between aggregate economic activity and its potential. Through this analysis, macroeconomics identifies factors that help an economy achieve sustained increases in its standard of living. Macroeconomics also pays special attention to monetary phenomena, inflation, interest rates, and the exchange rate.
URL:Economics at Brock University
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,569
International: $22,519
Scholarships:4
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersFinancial Planners, Investigators, and UnderwritersBanking, Credit and Other Investment ManagersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 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 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Ontario secondary school students must have a minimum of six 4U or 4M courses and have completed the OSSD to be considered for admission (or equivalent). Students must have a minimum of 65% in the maths.

* 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 August 30, 2017

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