University of Waterloo

Mathematical Optimization

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Applied Mathematics, Other
Mathematics, Other
Description:Mathematical Optimization is a branch of mathematics that focuses on problems where scarce resources need to be allocated effectively, in complex, dynamic and uncertain conditions. The program combines a solid foundation in math with special sequences of courses in economics, business, and management science.

As a graduate, you might enhance scheduling for airline crews and sports games, improve production and distribution efficiency for manufacturing companies, increase service quality and efficiency in healthcare administration, and develop sophisticated tools for finance and investments. The mathematics portion of the plan includes combinatorics, linear optimization, modeling, scheduling, forecasting, decision theory, and computer simulation. After first year, you'll choose one of 2 specializations: Operations Research or Business.
URL:Mathematical Optimization at University of Waterloo
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,549
International: $30,511

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 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

One other Grade 12 U course is required.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 75]

* 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 03, 2017

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