Graduate studies in economics

A robust graduate studies program

Our graduate programs provide an outstanding and supportive environment for students looking to pursue further studies in economics. A talented and dedicated faculty provide the guidance and tutelage you need to pursue your research and academic goals.

MA program

In our challenging, year-long MA program, students engage each other and their professors in interactive seminar-based courses. This program is designed for all students ranging from potential PhD candidates to students simply interested in doing advanced studies in a particular area of economics. Learn more about our MA program.

PhD program

Our PhD program has a long-standing tradition of academic excellence, in which students are challenged to realize their full academic potential. You can expect a challenging program of coursework, comprehensive examinations, and a dissertation defense. Our PhD candidates round out their SFU experience through participating in exciting research activities while gaining classroom teaching experience. Learn more about our PhD program.