York University - Graduate Studies

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York University - Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies
Field of Study:Economics, General
Thesis Based:Yes
Cost per year:*
National: $5,145
Careers:Securities Agents, Investment Dealers and BrokersEconomists


Our Ph.D. program comprises course work, comprehensive examinations, and a dissertation. Our goals are to equip students with an in-depth knowledge of the core areas in economics as well as that of their chosen fields, and to provide supportive guidance to help them apply that knowledge in substantial and original research projects.The fields of strength of our Ph.D. program are: Applied Economic Theory, Econometrics, Industrial Organization, International Money and Finance, International Trade, and Monetary Theory.


Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90-91] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 65] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
Applicants must normally have completed a master’s degree in Economics which includes a B+ average and strong performance in the (core) area of Macroeconomics, Microeconomics and Econometrics. Ph.D. applicants must have met, or be in the process of completing, the minimum admission requirements. However, meeting the minimum entrance requirements is not a guarantee of admission by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

* 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 November 26, 2022