Learn how to apply to UBC Graduate Programs and the MFRE Masters Degree

As a professional degree, the MFRE is one of the best full-time one year masters programs in Canada. The programs’ sole intake is September of each academic year. Admission into the MFRE program requires proven mathematical and statistical competency, and a solid background in economics. Prospective students must meet both the UBC Faculty of Graduate Studies minimum standards for admission and MFRE program specific entry requirements.

Application Deadlines

For a September 2024 StartApplication OpenApplication DeadlineReference Letters DeadlineOffer Dates

Regular Offers

September 15, 2023January 9, 2024January 15, 2024Due to a high number of applications, MFRE offers are being made between February 10 to 20, 2024

The MFRE office will continue to accept applications after the deadline, however:

  • There is no guarantee that late applications will be reviewed and considered by the admissions committee.
  • Late applicants may not be considered for scholarships and awards.


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