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Graduate Studies

Mathematics graduate studies students working on whiteboard equation.

Why Ryerson?

Downtown Toronto
Study in Canada’s centre of finance, technology and life sciences. A short walk from The Fields Institute.

Applied Skills
One of Ontario’s few programs designed for applied math. Build practical skills on theoretical foundations.

Mentorship & Support
Low student-to-faculty ratio. Benefit from dedicated attention from faculty graduate supervisors.

MSc & PhD Programs

Accelerate your career path with graduate-level expertise in quantitative fields. Ryerson University’s Department of Mathematics offers a Master’s program in Applied Mathematics and a PhD program in Mathematical Modelling and Methods.

Programs are grounded in three main research groups: Financial Mathematics, Biomathematics and Fluids, and Discrete Mathematics and Networks. Students gain both solid theoretical foundations and applied skills for successful careers in industry and academia.

Shengzhong Chen

“My research results can have direct implementations in the finance and insurance industry, in particular, in the investment and risk management sections. None of this would have happened if it was not for the academic rigour and continuous support from the department and faculty members.”

Shengzhong Chen, PhD student MSc in Applied Mathematics ’19 Recipient of the prestigious NSERC—Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship

Graduate Research Highlights