University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Graduate Programs
Field of Study:Economics, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,685
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersEconomists


The PhD program is offered jointly with Carleton University. The PhD program stresses the application of economic theory to the analysis of Canadian economic policy and economic development. It offers specialization for intensive study and thesis research in: Public Economics - the allocative, redistributive and stabilization impact of governments; Industrial Organization - the effects of regulation, fiscal measures, government production, marketing boards and competition policy on the structure and performance of Canadian industries; Monetary Economics - the impact of money in general and on the Canadian economy in particular; International Economics - the interrelationships between the Canadian and world economies; Economic Development - the process of economic and structural change within Canada and in the developing countries. Economics and the Environment - an economic analysis of the environment including natural resources.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The vast majority of PhD courses are taught in English, but students may write and defend their thesis in English or French. Proficiency in the English language is required for entry into the doctoral program.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    Two letters of recommendation and official transcripts of all universities attended are required.

    * 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 13, 2022