• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Highlights

They learn how economies interact which aids in all facets of business decision making. Finally, they learn to analyze the economics of the regulatory process and the reaction of businesses to the regulatory environment. Emphasis is placed on the application of basic economic tools to policy areas.

By using different economic tools, you’ll learn to see trends and patterns that can be turned into opportunities. Turn those discoveries into forecasts and recommendations that can help organizations make money, save money, move forward and even change the world.

If you enjoy math or have strong math skills, you may be particularly well suited to the study of economics. This  Economics Major program at Thompson Rivers University  involves the analysis and interpretation of data on a regional, national and international level.

Careers

Because economists search for ways to best use scarce resources, they can be found in:

  • Government, health care, law, natural resources, green industries, financial institutions, information and technology, product development, non-profits, think tanks, fitness and leisure, wellness, entertainment, education, agriculture, fashion, and more.

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 included:

  • Economics of Climate Change
  • Public Finance
  • International Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Government and Business
  • Community Economic Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    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

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent) or mature student status
  • English Studies 12/English First Peoples 12 with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent)
  • Foundations of Math 12 or Pre-calculus 12 with a minimum C+ (or equivalent)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3660 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1830 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    878 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 439 CAD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Depending on no. of courses per semester

  • NAT:$439- $3,079
  • INTL: $1,830 -$11,130 

Living costs for Kamloops

  • 1240 - 1930 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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