Graduate Programs

The Department of Economics is pleased to offer Pre-Master's (Pre-MA),  Master of Arts (MA) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program. Our students pursue studies in various fields of economics.  We  also offer agricultural economics  specialization at the PhD level in conjunction with the Department of Agribusiness  and Agricultural Economics. The expected time to completion for MA degree is 1 year and for PhD degree is 4 years.  Please read the application procedures website carefully before applying for our graduate programs.  Students should not apply for our graduate programs if they do not satisfy the minimum entrance requirements.  Note that satisfying the minimum entrance requirements does not guarantee admission to our graduate programs.

We accept applications for the Fall Semester only.  Please ensure that you only select the Fall Semester when submitting your application. The deadline for application is:

January 15th  for all students (Canadian or International Students)

**Students must submit all requested materials including three letters of reference by January 15th.

Applications completed after the deadline date will not be accepted. 

 Please visit Additional Information Concerning  Financial Aid and the UMGF Fellowship 

Please contact us only after reading the application procedures website carefully.

We do not provide information to potential applicants regarding their chances of being admitted or receiving financial assistance.  Please do not contact us with requests to preview your documents in advance to see if your are eligible to apply for our graduate program  or receive financial assistance.

For your other enquiries,

Departmental Contact Information

Graduate Studies
Department of Economics
The University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada R3T 5V5  

Economics@umanitoba.ca