Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Computer Science
Economics, General
Description: This program provides the students with a solid foundation in computer science and exposure to the field of economics thereby opening up major opportunities for economist with a programming background.

The undergraduate computer science curriculum at McMaster University places emphasis on the foundations of computer science and the integration of theory and applications while managing a sufficient breadth across the discipline.

URL: Economics and Computer Science at McMaster University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,157

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

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Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Applicants are required to have at least six Grade 12 U/M level courses, including: ENG4U. MHF4U or MCV4U are strongly recommended for students planning to enter programs in Economics or Psychology, Neuroscience, and Behavior (PNB). SBI4U is recommended for PNB.

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86