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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #51 (BCR) Boston, MA, United States
The major in Economics at Boston University provides students with a firm understanding of core microeconomic and macroeconomic theory while at the same time providing the empirical skills that are essential to applying economic reasoning in our increasingly data-driven world.
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Overview

In addition to rigorous training in both theory and econometrics, students of the Economics program offered by Boston University have room in their program to choose electives in economics fitting their likely targets of interest, ranging from financial economics to labor market analysis to development economics, and many more.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand economic theory, both microeconomic and macroeconomic, and be able to apply these models to evaluate policies and real­-world events.
  • Demonstrate focused expertise in one or more areas of economics.
  • Locate the necessary data to analyze and evaluate world events, and analyze data using appropriate econometric methods.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Microeconomic Analysis
  • Intermediate Macroeconomic Analysis 
  • Empirical Economics 
  • Probabilistic and Statistical Decision Making for Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    7

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    90

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General Requirements

National
  • Common Application or Coalition Application     
  • High School Transcript
  • Senior Year Grades
  • Counselor Recommendation and School Report Form   
  • Teacher Evaluation
  • Standardized Tests
International
  • Secondary School Records
  • Documentation of Financial Support
  • Copy of Data Page of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54720 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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