Rebecca Wortzman
Graduate student Rebecca Wortzman says the smaller class size of UVic allowed her to have individual time with professors and collaborate with them on research projects.

UVic economics graduate programs

Join our group of vibrant graduate students and highly regarded expert faculty and build advanced skills in economics that will prepare you for further studies or a fulfilling career in research and analysis.

Our department is recognized for its strength in both research and teaching and offers an MA program and a PhD program. Both programs combine strong training in core economic theory and econometrics with electives in applied areas. Our popular co-operative education option provides paid, hands-on employment experiences.

The faculty and staff of the department are caring and pay close attention to students' learning. The graduate program offers so many opportunities for students to develop academically and professionally.
—Hillary Cheung (MA 2015)

Why economics at UVic?

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We invite applications from all students with backgrounds in economics, excellent grades and a passion for theoretical and applied economics and econometrics.

For information on applying, please see the How to apply page.

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