Economics and Finance


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. 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


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

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

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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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