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Financial Mathematics (BSc (Hons))

"[Mathematics] is both exciting and interesting but also something that is very promising in terms of being able to find a good job." 

Pawel Pralat
Associate Professor,
Department of Mathematics

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Is It for You?

This program will prepare you to drive economic progress by leveraging cash flow and creating wealth. You’ll acquire in-depth knowledge of economics, financial instruments and statistical techniques, and establish a foundation in modern mathematics, financial accounting, managerial finance and computer science. You’ll have opportunities to participate in case studies, an optional paid co-op, industry-relevant research projects and capstone courses for practical experience with investment management and risk analysis.

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What You Need to Know

 Faculty
Faculty of Science

 Program Format(s)
Full Time: Four Year; Five-Year Co-op

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Science (Honours)

 Grade Range
72-75%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Experiential Learning
Co-op option

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2020 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. Ryerson reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.

Tuition and Fees 2019/2020

Domestic Fees Range: $7,044 - $9,586
International Fees Range: $27,279 - $27,659

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.

Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher pre-requisite grades and/or higher overall averages:

  • English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
  • Advanced Functions (MHF4U)
  • One of Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or Mathematics of Data Management (MDM4U)
  • One of Physics (SPH4U) (recommended), Biology (SBI4U) or Chemistry (SCH4U)
  • The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 65-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at:
Admission Requirements.

After Graduation

You’re ready to fuse a strong quantitative and theoretical foundation with real-world experience to make an immediate impact in the financial sector: private enterprises, government, not-for-profit companies; investment banking, auditing, accounting, financial management; systems analysis, computer programming; financial engineering, risk management, trading system development. You may work as an actuary, data analyst, financial analyst, market and competitive intelligence analyst or quantitative analyst. You may also choose to pursue graduate work in mathematics, business or finance through a master of business administration, master of science or related degree.

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