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Future Students

Columns of numbers over world map with the continents in black



5 Students sitting at a round wooden table with books and latpops in front of them as they talk. Study the impact that individuals, businesses, financial institutions, and governments have on the economy. Through your studies, you will gain an understanding of the methods and tools required to analyze complex economic issues, such as unemployment, inflation, economic growth and the regulation of the market structure. You will use national and international data to explore trends and tendencies and to test economic models.


Degree Type

  • B.A.
  • B.A. (Honours)
  • B.Sc.
  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Gain experience through participation in faculty research during your undergraduate degree
  • Benefit from small-group classes, seminars and workshops
  • Undertake individual research projects using economic modelling tools

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

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Career Paths

  • Financial Analyst
  • Equity Analyst
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Economist
  • Economic Journalist
  • Statistician
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Fundraising Coordinator
  • Institutional Research Analyst
  • Politician