Economics and Accounting


With an Honours degree in Economics and Accounting at McGill, you will develop in-demand skills for a rewarding career in the economics profession or accounting industry.  

Your accounting courses will help you master the language of business that is essential to investment and managerial decisions. On the other hand, your economics courses will help you gain an understanding of how economies function internally and on a global scale, what drives consumers, and how public policy and global events affect markets. 

You will study topics like economic statistics, macroeconomic theory, financial accounting and the development of accounting thought. As the program brings together Management and Arts students, you’ll develop strong networks to help you build your professional portfolio.   


A joint Honours in Economics and Accounting will give you the skills needed for a career in accountancy, economics, management and consultancy. Job prospects include:  

  • Economist   
  • Accounting Clerk  
  • Financial Analyst 
  • Management Consultant

Ready to apply?

For this program, you'll need to apply to the Faculty of Arts.

Check the full admission requirements for information about deadlines and whether supporting documents are required as part of your application. 

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