Master of Arts in Economics atSimon Fraser University , BurnabyDepartment of Economics


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • MA program in Economics provides a background in economic theory, quantitative methods and applied areas of study
  • The Program is offered on a full-time basis and has been designed so that students can complete the degree in three semesters
  • The program is suitable for students who are either planning a career in business or government or those students who intend to continue on to the PhD program


  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #328

      - QS 2023

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #317

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 3,58,167
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 10,76,894
InsuranceINR 51,701
TransportationINR 31,278
Books and SuppliesINR 2,15,268
TotalINR 13,75,141

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.33


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 2ⁿᵈ September 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Applicants must have  a bachelor's degree in economics with a first or high second class standing and with a minimum CGPA of 3.0, OR
  • Applicants must have completed a 4 year Bachelor's degree with a minimum overall grade of B 


Marks - 93/120

  • Minimum of 20 in each category


Marks - 7/9

  • Minimum of 6.5 in any section

Other eligibility criteria
ELP should be waived off if the applicants have completed a degree at an institution where the language of instruction and examination was in English and where English is the primary language
Conditional Offer


An applicant may be offered admission to a graduate program, conditional on the completion of certain requirements

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants are required to submit 3 reference letters
  • Thses letters of reference should comment specifically on the extent of the student's academic preparation and ability to undertake graduate coursework

Step 2: Additional documents required

  • Copy of transcripts for all post-secondary institutions attended
  • Statement of Interest
  • English language Proficiency score
  • GRE scores

Step 4: Application fees for this course

CAD 125 = INR 7.52 Thousand
Mode of payment: Credit card, Debit card, Wire money transfer
  • Students can pay tuition fees in 3 installments
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