The challenging global economy requires highly trained individuals who possess the knowledge and the skills in economic policy making and, participate effectively in helping decision-makers choose sound economic policies that strike a good balance between cyclical economic recovery and long-run economic growth.
This exciting course-based program provides students with graduate-level knowledge and skills related to applications of economic theory in policy-making, bridging the gap between theory and practice.
The program is comprised of four distinct parts delivered over 16 consecutive months:
- six core courses;
- series of specialized electives;
- courses in both management and business communications; and,
- policy project.
Alumni are able to find positions in industry, government, think tanks, and international organizations. There is a dramatic technological change within this industry. This program specifically equip graduates with the skills and knowledge that successfully enable them to be highly competitive in the current labour market.
Please note that the Master of Applied Economics and Policy program is a professional, course-based program, that has no research or thesis component.