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Economics, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Charlottetown, Canada
Most of the other courses in Economics at the University of Prince Edward Island are applied courses which use the concepts of Microeconomic Theory and/ or Macroeconomic Theory. An understanding of the relationship between these two theory courses and other fields in economics is usually helpful in planning your selection of courses. 
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Overview

The discipline of Economics at the University of Prince Edward Island is built upon two strands of theory: Microeconomic Theory and Macroeconomic Theory. Microeconomic deals with the study of individual units in an economy, such as consumers, producers, and the interaction of these units in a given market structure. Macroeconomic theory, on the other hand, deals with the economy as a whole. 

Careers:

  • Investment Manager
  • Fund Manager
  • Market Researcher
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Financial Analyst
  • Economist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    90 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Economic Methodology
  • Introduction to Econometrics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Successful completion of Grade 12 examinations in a University Preparatory Program with an overall average of at least 70% (75% for Quebec Secondary V students) in the following subjects:

  • English;
  • One Social Studies or Language;
  • Any 3 other academic courses. Grade 12 math recommended. Note: Grade 12 Math is a prerequisite for some 1st year Art courses.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13590 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13590 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    6270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6270 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Charlottetown

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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