McGill University

Mathematics (B.A.)

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Mathematics, General
Description:Mathematics and statistics are omnipresent in today's world of information and technology. Their theories, models, and methods are integral to the way we analyze, understand, and build the world around us. They play a key role in nearly every effort to push the boundaries of science, engineering, medicine, and social sciences and contribute, in a major way, to solving some of the most pressing human, environmental, and economic problems of our time.

The department’s programs provide a broad and solid mathematical and statistical education that paves the way to many interesting career options in academia, government, and industry. Top students typically get admitted to prestigious graduate schools around the world and often become leaders in their areas of research in academic or industrial settings. Its graduates at all levels are in high demand in government departments, health research centers, banks, insurance and pharmaceutical companies, statistical agencies, and multinational high-technology industries.
URL:Mathematics (B.A.) at McGill University
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Mathematicians, Statisticians and Actuaries

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*87
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
The minimum requirement for entry into the Honours program is that the student has completed with high standing the following courses below or their equivalents. In addition, a student who has not completed the equivalent of MATH 222 must take it in the first term without receiving credits toward the credits required in the Honours program.

Students who transfer to Honours in Mathematics from other programs will have credits for previous courses assigned, as appropriate, by the Department.

To remain in an Honours program and to be awarded the Honours degree, the student must maintain a 3.00 GPA in the required and complementary Mathematics courses of the program, as well as an overall CGPA of 3.00.

MATH 133 Linear Algebra and Geometry (3 credits)
MATH 140 Calculus 1 (3 credits)
MATH 141 Calculus 2 (4 credits)
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* 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, 2021