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International Economics and Finance (BA)

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Is It for You?

In this program, you’ll explore the interconnectedness of worldwide markets and acquire and cultivate the economic skills necessary to make strategic decisions from an informed global perspective. You can participate in local or international work placements, case studies, advanced analysis and computer simulations, and receive specialized training in economics, finance, mathematics and statistics, and will complete a required internship in a professional environment. You’ll graduate ready to provide advice and generate solutions in business, finance and government.

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What You Need to Know

 Faculty
Faculty of Arts

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Arts

 Grade Range
73-76%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Internship program

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2020 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2019/2020

Domestic Fees Range: $7,046 - $7,126
International Fees Range: $27,282 - $27,627

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Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U / EAE4U preferred)
  • Mathematics [one of: Advanced Functions (MHF4U), Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U), or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U)]
  • Grade 12 U Advanced Functions (MHF4U) or Grade 12 U Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) are the preferred Mathematics courses.
  • The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

You will be prepared for rewarding careers providing advice, analysis, creative insights and solutions in finance, economics, business; government, private industry or labour relations; international financial markets; investment banking or marketing intelligence. You may work as an economist, business analyst, business consultant, financial/risk analyst, policy development officer, behavioural scientist, sales and marketing analyst, strategic planning analyst, total rewards specialist, urban planning and economic advisor or data scientist. You may also choose to pursue graduate studies in economics, business (MBA), health policy or law (JD) or a professional designation in finance (CFA) or accounting (CPA).

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