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Why study Economics at Bishop’s University?

Bishop’s is located in Lennoxville (a suburb of Sherbrooke), which is a small, peaceful, bilingual town brimming with community spirit. Lennoxville itself is located in Quebec’s Eastern Townships, which are renowned for their beauty and opportunities for outdoor recreation.

Perhaps the greatest advantage of studying at Bishop’s is its smallness. You won’t get lost here — all the teachers get to know you by name and give individual attention to every student. Bishop’s Economics department is committed to excellent teaching. Indeed, the Economics faculty have won a number of teaching awards and have received national recognition in Macleans magazine.

Program strengths

  • The Major program provides students with the necessary skills for the job market and emphasizes a balanced approach amongst theoretical, analytical, and policy issues.
  • A unique feature of our Major program is a required practicum course in Economic Analysis and Policy that applies economic theories, in a research paper, to real world policy applications.
  • The Major program allows students to take a wide range of complementary courses in other disciplines or even to complete a double major in Economics and another discipline.
  • One of the most popular combined degrees is a major in Economics combined with a Bachelor of Business Administration with a finance concentration.
  • The research focus of the Department is appealing for students with interests in Economics, Business, Environmental Issues, Political Studies, and Mathematics.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Economics: Microeconomics
  • Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics 
  • Intermediate Microeconomics 
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics 
  • Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Normally have completed 12 years of formal schooling and received a secondary school credential that would permit you access to university in that country. If you are studying at or have graduated from secondary school in a country where secondary school finishes after only 11 years of formal schooling your application will be evaluated on an individual basis.
  • Minimum average required varies depending upon curriculum followed; transcripts are reviewed on an individual basis. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    652 CAD/credit
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  • National

    84 CAD/credit
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    Based on the original amount of 84 CAD per credit and a duration of .
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Out-of Province and French Citizens & Belgian Francophone: $264 per credit

Living costs for Sherbrooke

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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