McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies

Mathematics (Thesis)

Program Information

School:McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Field of Study:Mathematics, General
Description:The training offered by the M.Sc. degree in Mathematics is not only relevant if you intend to go on to doctoral studies in mathematics, but also if you are contemplating a career in which mathematics is an important analytical tool, e.g., some areas of engineering, theoretical physics or chemistry, economic forecasting, finance, computer science, actuarial science, high school or community college teaching.
URL:Mathematics (Thesis) at McMaster University - School of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:20 Month(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year, and represents tuition cost for three semesters. Mandatory supplementary fees are not included. Please see website for complete cost breakdown.
Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 237] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 92] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

Applicants are required to submit evidence of their proficiency in the English language as part of their application. The most common evidence is a score on one of the following exams: TOEFL: minimum score of 92 (internet based), 237 (computer based) or 580 (paper based); IELTS (Academic): minimum overall score of 6.5, with at least 5.5 in each section; or MELAB: minimum score of 85. Applicants who have completed an academic ESL program through Canadian academic institutions may petition to have this considered in lieu of TOEFL.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Applicants are required to have an Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the relevant field.

* 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 October 13, 2017