Toronto Metropolitan University - School of Graduate Studies

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Applied Mathematics (MSc)

Toronto Metropolitan University - School of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Science
Field of Study:Applied Mathematics
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $9,361
National: $10,025
Careers:Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers


The program consists of two options leading to the degree of Master of Science in Applied Mathematics. This is a full time program designed for students who have completed a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics or related fields requiring significant mathematical course work or mathematical maturity. In addition to having adequate background in mathematics, students should be self-motivated and interested in research collaboration with faculty. In the Thesis Option (with a timeline of six terms), students are required to complete five courses and a thesis. In the Major Research Paper Option (with a timeline of five terms), students are required to complete nine courses and a major research paper. Both options require students to regularly attend and participate in the Graduate Seminar. This Graduate Seminar is considered as an extra course (AM8000) requirement for graduation and graded on a Pass/Fail basis. Students in either of the two program options will be assigned a thesis supervisor who will assist them in the preparation of an acceptable thesis or major research paper.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*73
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    To be considered for admission to our program, candidates must have: graduated from a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics or related fields involving adequate mathematical course work; and achieved a minimum 3.0/4.33 (B or equivalent) average in the last two years of study.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 93]
    Application Notes : If you have not completed two or more years, full-time, at a Canadian university or a university at which English was the primary language of instruction, or have not completed a graduate degree at a university where English was the primary language of instruction, you will be required to provide certification of English language proficiency through one of the accepted examinations listed below. Scores are valid for two years from the test date. It is important to understand that meeting the minimum English proficiency requirements does not guarantee admission. Programs may set additional requirements to these minimum standards. For exemption from this requirement, applicants are required to provide an official statement from their institutions Registrar's office confirming the use of English as the Medium of Instruction for the duration of their study.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 October 04, 2022