Our graduate programs in economics owe their strength to the quality of our research faculty, well-organized programs of study, extensive opportunities for student-faculty interaction, and a diverse offering of specializations.
The Ph.D. program has about 70 students in residence and admits an entering class of about 15 students each year. Students generally complete the program in four to six years. Recent graduates have obtained positions at leading universities around the world, as well as at government agencies, central banks, and in the private sector.
The M.A. program is a 12-month program that admits an entering class of about 50 students each year. Recent graduates have been successful in gaining admission to prestigious Ph.D. programs worldwide, and in obtaining positions at government agencies, central banks, non-governmental organizations, and in the private sector.
We invite you to explore our website and learn more about what our graduate studies programs, the Vancouver School of Economics, the thriving academic environment at UBC, and the stunning, cosmopolitan city of Vancouver can all offer to you.