About the Department of Economics and Finance
Established in 1966, the Department of Economics and Finance is one of 4 units in the College of Management and Economics.
With its roots in Wellington College, the Department of Economics was a founding department of the College of Social Science. It has a staff complement of 4 and an FTE faculty complement of 25, with interests across the entire range of economic analysis. The Department is the home to the BComm major in Management Economics and Finance (MEF), and also has majors in the BA and BSc (Env) programs. The Department also has a well-established one-year MA program and a successful PhD program. On May 1, 2011 the Department's name changed to the Department of Economics and Finance.