Master of Applied Economics in Canada at SMU




University Saint Mary’s University (SMU)
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Type Public
Program Type Full-time
Program Delivary On campus
Language English
Program Duration 1 year
Students 7,000
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Detailed Information of Master of Applied Economics in Canada at Saint Mary’s University

Program Overview for Master of Applied Economics in Canada:

The Sobey Master of Applied Economics (MAE) course provides you with the skills necessary to apply economic analysis tools to real-world problems in the public and commercial sectors. For full-time students, the course takes 12 months to complete, and there is a part-time option, which is flexible enough to meet the needs of working professionals.

The Benefits

  • The MAE emphasizes applying economic theory and econometric analysis to practical issues relevant to a range of fields, including public economics, natural resources, and environment; monetary systems; business finance, international trade.
  • The Sobey MAE’s focus on policy issues distinguishes it from a traditional, more theoretical Master’s program in economics.
  • Our graduates are employed at all levels of government, major banks, and in commercial enterprises like Irving.

The Master of Applied Economics (MAE) emphasizes the application of economic theory and econometric analysis to practical issues relevant to a range of fields, including:

  • Public economics
  • Labor economics
  • Natural resources and the environment
  • Monetary systems
  • Development
  • Business finance
  • International trade

The first of its kind in Atlantic Canada, the Sobey MAE’s focus on policy issues distinguishes it from a traditional, more theoretical Master’s program in economics.

The Master of Applied Economics is a 12-month program but is flexible to meet your needs. As a working professional, you may wish to attend part-time.

The eligibility for Master of Applied Economics in Canada for both domestic and international student is:

Applicants will possess, at a minimum, a 4-year Bachelor’s degree, with a cumulative GPA equivalent to an average grade of at least “B,” including (normally):

  • At least one undergraduate course in Statistics at an intermediate level (preferably econometrics),
  • Intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, and
  • The economic theory at an advanced (fourth-year) level

Additional documentation required:

  1. Supplemental Form 
  2. Letter of Intent: Please expand on your areas of interest in a letter of intent, between 1-2 pages, that briefly states your specific interests and how you expect the program to further your career goals.
  3. Sample of academic writing (10-15 pages in length).
  4. Transcripts: We will accept uploaded unofficial transcripts for evaluation purposes. Applicants must upload a grading scale with their unofficial transcripts. Successful applicants will be required to submit official final transcripts. 
  5. Three (3) recommendation forms.
  6. A current CV/Resume.

These are the test eligibilities for the Master of Applied Economics to qualify.

The English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements for Master of Applied Economics in Canada: are:

N.B: ELP is not mandatory for all international students. You could apply without ELP if your previous degree's medium of instruction were in English. Students of Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, for example, are not required to take the ELP test.

The scholarships available for the Master of Applied Economics are:


C$10,000.00
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Steele MTEI Scholarships is given to both domestic and international students

C$2,000.00
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Sammy Ho Scholarship is available to international students only at the MTEI program.

C$50,000.00
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Canadian citizens or permanent residents entering the MBA program in the Sobey School of Business as ful…

The international student tuition fees and costs for Master of Applied Economics in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees C$110.00
Tuition Fees C$24,000.00 for whole program
Living Cost $10,800.00/year
($900.00/month)
Student Earning C$16,064.00/year
You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of C$12.55/hour.

The domestic student tuition fees and costs for Master of Applied Economics in Canada.

Items Costs
Application Fees C$110.00
Tuition Fees C$12,500.00 for whole program
Living Cost $10,800.00/year
($900.00/month)
Student Earning C$16,064.00/year
This is just an estimate. You don't have any work hour limit. You will earn C$16,064.00/year by working (20h/week * 4 weeks * 8 months * CAD 12.55/h) + (40h/week * 4 weeks * 4 months * CAD 12.55/h) at minimum wage of C$12.55/hour.

NEW Entrance Scholarships of $6,000 are available for well-qualified Canadian applicants. Generous scholarships are also available for well-qualified international applicants. Apply by February 1st to be considered for funding. After this date, consideration will be based on the availability of funds. Apply by February 1 if you want funding. 

Sobey School of Business
Recruitment and Admissions, Graduate Programs
Sobey Building, Saint Mary's University
902-420-5010
info.sobeygrad@smu.ca

Dr. Ather Akbari
MAE Director

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