PhD in Administration - Applied Economics

HEC Montreal
4 or 5 Years
Full time
Doctorate / PhD
Scholarships available

About this program

PhD in Administration - Applied Economics

  • Emphasis on the expertise of the Department of Applied Economics: applied macroeconomics (including applications in finance) and applied microeconomics (including industrial organization, labour economics and healthcare economics).
  • Access to a wide variety of specialized courses, thanks to collaboration between the Department of Applied Economics and the departments of economics at four universities (Université de Montréal, McGill, Concordia and UQAM), through the Montreal School of Economics. This partnership gives you access to resources in applied economics rarely available elsewhere in the world.
  • Full-time program allowing you to complete your studies in 4 or 5 years.
  • Tuition fees waived and competitive funding for the first four years of your studies.

Admission requirements

  • Hold a Master’s degree, a diplôme d’études approfondies (DEA) or a Specialized Graduate Diploma (DESS) from a European educational system or an equivalent graduate diploma, in business administration or a related field, with an average deemed excellent by the School.
  • Pass one of the following tests by the application deadline for program admission, with a score equal to the 70thpercentile or better.
    • TAGE MAGE(overall score: 283)
    • GMAT(overall score: 640)
    • GRE(overall score equivalent to GMAT score [640])

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.

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Program content

Phase I – Preparation

Phase II– Specialization

Compulsory Seminars

6 seminars

  • 2 in macroeconomics, 2 in microeconomics and 2 econometrics chosen from courses offered at the Montreal School of Economics

Specialization Seminars

  • Pedagogy Seminar

Phase III-Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.


  • Quebec students $1800
  • Canadian students, non-residents of Québec $1800
  • French and French Belgian students $1800
  • International students $8600


Credits- 90 credits

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HEC Montréal

Founded in 1907, HEC Montréal offers internationally renowned management education and research. It is the oldest business school in Canada and was also the first school in North America to hold the prestigious triple accreditation (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). It...

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HEC Montreal

3000 Chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
H3T 2A7 Montréal QC

Phone no: +1514-340-6000

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