UBC to launch new undergrad program on global economics

The University of B.C. has announced it will launch a new undergraduate degree program for students interested in studying global economic issues.

UBC plans to expand its economics department to create the new Vancouver School of Economics and begin offering a four-year Bachelor of International Economics degree.

The expansion will add more than 300 spaces for economics students and bring in around 10 academics, UBC said in a news release today (December 5).

Annual tuition fees for domestic students will be $7,672 and for international students they will be $27,731.

The new program is slated to start in September 2013.

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UBC = crap degrees

Dec 5, 2012 at 12:13pm

Great, just what the world needs, more economists - how about engineers who build things and doctors who save lives?

I forgot, these degrees require people with brains.

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adam gee

Dec 5, 2012 at 1:09pm

Engineers dont build things, laborers do.

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UBC = crap degrees

Dec 5, 2012 at 5:47pm

@adam gee... and the toilet paper machines used to make economics degrees are designed by engineers.

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tedo

Dec 6, 2012 at 1:47am

there should be a class on Vancouver's economy and people would learn 80% of Vancouver's economy is based on marijuana and pizza by the slice

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