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Applied Economics & Policy(MAEP)

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

January 2024

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First Year Course Fee

USD 13,062

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Postgraduate
  • Degree

This is a Course based Master's program. The Master of Applied Economics and Policy program is designed to offer a unique combination of courses that will prepare you for work in the specialized field of economic policy.

The Master of Applied Economics and Policy program is designed to offer a unique combination of courses that will prepare you for work in the specialized field of economic policy

As a graduate, you will be prepared to immediately secure a position in the working world.

The program places special emphasis in preparing you to utilize large amounts of data available to professionals in government and business to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of government polices and business projects.

Through a multidisciplinary approach to policy analysis involving economic courses, business courses, communication workshops and an exciting research project, you will have all of the tools and experiences needed to begin a career as an Economist.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • September 2024

Program Specific Admission Requirement

  • 4 Year honours degree in a related field
  • Minimum TOEFL: IBT-83
  • Minimum IELTS: 6.5
  • Minimum Pearson: 65

Additional Requirements

  • Completion of undergraduate courses in statistics, micro, and macro economics
  • Statement of Interest (max 2 pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae (max 2 pages)
  • Upon acceptance of an offer of admission a deposit of $4000 is due within 21-days. Please refer to the information on deposits included with your offer.

Degree Requirements
Total Courses: 39 credit hours (13 courses - 3 credit hours each)

(a) ECON-8210: Applied Microeconomics

  • ECON-8220: Applied Macroeconomics
  • ECON-8230: Mathematics for Applied Economics
  • ECON-8240: Applied Econometrics 1
  • ECON-8250: Applied Econometrics 2
  • ECON-8260: Business Communication
  • ECON-8270: Research Project in Economic Policy and Seminar

(b) Two of the following:

  • ECON-3730: International Economics: Trade
  • ECON-3740: International Economics: Finance
  • ECON-4160: Urban and Regional Economics
  • ECON-4300: Economics Analysis of Law
  • ECON-4600: Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • ECON-4860: Public Sector Economics: Finance

(c) Two of the following:

  • ECON-8100: International Economics
  • ECON-8500: Monetary Theory and Policy
  • ECON-8800: Models of Strategic Behavior
  • ECON-8940: Special Studies in Economics

(d) Two of the following (offered by the Master of Management program):

  • BSMM-8110: Accounting Concepts and Techniques
  • BSMM-8120: Finance in a Global Perspective
  • BSMM-8310: International Business
  • BSMM-8360: International Financial Reporting
  • BSMM-8370. International Financial Management
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  • BSMM-8550: Domestic Transportation and International Shipping

Note the following:
To improve communication skills, students will be required to complete a course in Business Communication (offered by CEPE) with short modules spread throughout the program.
These modules are:

  • Term 1: Learning strategies in North American universities
  • Term 2: Norms of class participation, giving and receiving criticism graciously and productively
  • Term 3: Working in a team, including dealing with personality differences
  • Term 4: Training in using Linked-In
  • Program Type: Graduate
  • Major or Degree: Master of Applied Economics and Policy
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total
  • $ 10285.61
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition -  $ 2795.35 - Assessed each term

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