University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Mathematical and Statistical Science

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Field of Study:Mathematics, General
Statistics, General
Description:The Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences offers graduate programs leading to the degree of Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in a number of fields in the general areas of pure mathematics, applied mathematics, mathematical finance, mathematical physics, statistics, and biostatistics. The Department also offers a Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics for applicants who wish to take a recognized package of courses with a view to increasing their mastery of an accreditation in Statistics. Prospective graduate students should consult the Graduate Chair with regard to facilities available and the background required for the field in which they are particularly interested.
URL:Mathematical and Statistical Science at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Data EngineerMathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*79
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Candidates for the MSc degree will normally have a BSc (Honours or Specialization) degree or the equivalent from a recognized university, with a strong background in applied or pure mathematics and/or statistics. For some specialization areas, other BSc degrees, for instance in Physics or Computing Science, will also be considered. Applicants must also have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 in the last two years (*60) of relevant undergraduate work (or graduate work) at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Application Notes : A GRE is optional.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Transcripts are also required.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 06, 2022