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SchoolUniversity of Waterloo
LocationWaterloo, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 31,917
Full-time Graduate: 4,611
DegreeBachelor
Honours
Co-op
Length5 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*80% to 83%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 
Prerequisites NotesTo apply for admission into Economics Plans, students must be in good academic standing and have successfully completed at least two ECON courses at UW. The minimum cumulative ECON grade average required for admission is 75% for Honours Economics (Regular or Co-operative) and 65% for General Economics (including Three Year, Four Year or Minor Studies). Please view ECON degree requirements. Mathematics of Data Management and Calculus and Vectors is recommended, however you may opt to take an introductory calculus course in first year to acquire additional background.
Cost
National: $6,810
International: $29,230
Scholarships27 scholarship(s)
DescriptionGet ready to wrestle with important and complex questions: How do you turn a poor country into a rich country? How can we avoid another global financial crisis? What’s the best way for governments to stimulate new industries like biotechnology and green energy?

In first year, you’ll cover the fundamentals of micro- and macro-economics. In upper years, you can analyze how those principles play out in a wide range of sectors, including public policy, labour economics, health economics, finance, sport, and more.
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