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Why Math at Ryerson?

Study in Toronto
Downtown campus close to Fields Institute, financial sector, technology hubs, and networking

Gain Practical Skills
One of Ontario’s few graduate programs designed with specific focus on applied mathematics

Specialized Research
Choose from within: financial math, statistics, discrete math & networks, or biomaths & fluids

Mentorship & Training
Low faculty-to-student ratio, supportive culture, close collaboration with supervisors

"My graduate supervisor and I meet weekly to exchange ideas. Thanks to him, I get to work on really exciting problems in universal algebra, model theory and logic, and I'm exploring areas of math that are totally new to me.”

Ali Syed, MSc student
Ali Syed

Funding comes with every offer

With admission for Fall 2022, all domestic PhD and MSc thesis students earn while they learn.  

$22K+ yearly package (MSc thesis)

$26K+ yearly package (PhD)

These amounts are typical — and renewable based on performance. You may also be eligible to apply for additional scholarships, which could boost your funding package even higher.  

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Build your quantitative skills

Professionals trained in sophisticated mathematics are in demand. Employers are hiring in the technology sector, research, financial services, government and more. With our research-based graduate programs, you’ll work with a supervising professor in a specialty area, such as:  

Complex networks
Data mining
Machine learning

Financial mathematics
Fluid mechanics
… and more

Choose your degree

Master of Science (MSc)

  • Program: Applied Mathematics
  • Format: Courses, graduate seminar, thesis
  • 2-years (six terms)
  • Full time  

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Program: Mathematical Modelling and Methods
  • Format: Courses, graduate seminar, candidacy exam, dissertation and defence
  • 4-years (12 terms)
  • Full time  

Explore research areas

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Ready to Apply?

MSc (Applied Mathematics) Admission Requirements

  • Completion of four-year Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics or related field
  • Minimum GPA: 3.0/4.33 (B) average in the last two years of study
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Interest
  • Resume/CV
  • Transcripts

PhD (Mathematical Modelling and Methods) Admission Requirements

  • Completion of Master of Science degree in mathematics or related field
  • Minimum GPA: 3.33/4.33 (B+)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement of Interest
  • Resume/CV
  • Transcripts

First consideration date*: January 18, 2022

* Apply early to guarantee a review of your application. Applications received after January 18, 2022 will be reviewed based on available spaces remaining.


 MSc in Applied Mathematics
 PhD in Mathematical Modelling and Methods
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