Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

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Applied Mathematics (M.Sc.)

Western University - School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Applied Mathematics
Areas of Research:Biological and Materials Physics; Financial Mathematics; High Energy Physics; Symbolic Computing and Differential Equations
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers


Graduate students can pursue topics related to Mathematical Biology, Theoretical Physics, Computer Algebra, and Dynamical Systems. In addition, graduate students can choose to enhance their degree by participating in the Collaborative PhD Program in Theoretical Physics, or by pursuing an emphasis in Scientific Computing alongside their core research interests.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85
Application Notes : A candidate having an Honours Bachelor's degree or equivalent, and who is judged to have a sufficient background in Applied Mathematics, shall normally complete the requirements for the degree of M.Sc. in one of two ways. Either he or she shall complete satisfactorily a minimum of four half courses at the graduate level and prepare a thesis under the direction of a member of the faculty, or she or he shall complete eight half-courses, of which at least six shall be at the graduate level, and prepare and present a review paper under the direction of one of the members of the Department.

A candidate not satisfying the conditions in (1) above shall first be required to enroll in a special undergraduate year, during which she or he must complete satisfactorily a selection of Honours courses, as approved by the supervisory committee of the student.

* 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 November 11, 2022