Economics and Finance (Desautels Faculty of Management)

Quebec CEGEP
Previous year's cutoff:
28.30 overall R-Score
Prerequisite courses:
  • English 603 (or French 601 for French CEGEP applicants);
  • DEC 200.B0 or 200.C0: Math NYA, NYB, NYC (competences 00UN, 00UP, 00UQ)
  • DEC 700.A0: Math (competences 01Y1, 01Y2, 01Y4)
  • DEC 300.A0: Math 103, 203, 105 (competences 022X, 022Y, 022Z)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Joint Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Ontario high school
Previous year's cutoff:
93.00% top 6 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • 4U English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • 4U Calculus and Vectors
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Joint Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other Canadian high school
Previous year's cutoff:
93.00% top 5 average
Prerequisite courses:
  • Grade 12 English or French, depending on the language of instruction at your school
  • Grade 12 math (precalculus or calculus)
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Joint Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

U.S. high school
Previous year's cutoff:
A- average in grades 10, 11 and 12
Prerequisite courses:
  • Courses must include: English; pre-calculus
  • Standardized Tests (Test Optional for Fall 2021):
    • ACT, or
    • SAT and two SAT Subject Tests (Subject Tests must include Math and any
      other subject).
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Joint Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

Other
Previous year's cutoff:

While the minimum requirement for McGill is the equivalent of a B+ average, most programs will have higher requirements. See the complete admissions requirements for more information applicable to your situation.

Prerequisite courses:
Language requirements:
Location:
Downtown (Montreal) Campus
Can be taken as:
Joint Honours

This is only a summary: be sure to review the full admission requirements before applying.

See the complete requirements

Overview

With an Honours degree in Economics and Finance at McGill University, you will gain a broad understanding of how economics and finance work together to power our economy. The two fields are closely entwined, with both focusing on the allocation of resources within the economy.  

While the economics component will provide you with a strong theoretical framework for understanding how these resources are allocated, the finance courses will provide a more applied view with a greater focus on the real-world and experiential learning opportunities to give you a competitive edge.  

You’ll study topics like economic statistics, macroeconomic theory, corporate finance and investment management. As the program brings together management and arts students, you’ll develop strong networks to help you build your professional portfolio. Become a leader in the fields of economics and finance. 


Careers

This program will provide you with highly useful skills that can be applied to two crucial and thriving fields. As a joint degree, it will expand your career options due to the wider range of knowledge you will acquire.  

Discover rewarding career opportunities such as an: 

  • Investment Portfolio Manager 
  • Asset Manager 
  • Financial Services Consultant

Faculty

The Faculty’s innovative programs and historic reputation for excellence continue to attract the most prominent professors from around the globe.

Learn more about Economics and Finance faculty


Potential minors

Minors are a great way to customize your academic experience. Many students use minors to pursue interests outside their major, while others choose minors to complement their degree.

Possible minors include

Learn more about how majors and minors work


Related majors

 Discover similar majors: 

Ready to apply?

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

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

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