University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Mathematics (MSc)

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Graduate Programs
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Mathematics, General
Description:The University of Ottawa offers a rich academic environment to study mathematics and statistics under the supervision of professors who have gained an international reputation for their research. Most major fields of research in mathematics and statistics are represented within the Department of mathematics and Statistics.

The Department offers a PhD program and an MSc program in mathematics. There are three options for the MSc program: MSc with thesis, MSc with project or MSc by coursework (i.e. with courses only). The MSc by coursework in the field of probability and statistics and the MSc with project in all fields can be completed in one year by taking courses over three consecutive sessions.
URL:Mathematics (MSc) at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa - Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applications are evaluated based on the following criteria: Be the holder of a bachelor's degree with a specialization or a major in mathematics and statistics (or equivalent) with a minimum average of 75% (B+); Demonstrate a good academic performance in previous studies as shown by official transcripts, research reports, abstracts or any other documents demonstrating research skills; Provide at least two confidential letters of recommendation from professors who have known the applicant and are familiar with the student work; Provide a statement of purpose indicating the career goals and the interests in the proposed research area; Identify at least one professor who is willing and available to act as thesis supervisor. Note: The choice of supervisor will determine the primary campus location of the student. It will also determine which university awards the degree.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79-80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Two letters of reference, a letter of intent outlining your career goals and proposed research area; good knowledge of either English or French and good ability to write in English; and official transcripts of all previous universities attended are 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 August 18, 2018