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Financial Mathematics (BSc (Hons))

Is It for You?

Drive economic progress by leveraging cash flow and creating wealth. Acquire in-depth knowledge of economics, financial instruments and statistical techniques. Establish a foundation in modern mathematics, financial accounting, managerial finance and computer science. Explore investment analysis, applied linear algebra and financial risk management.

 Faculty
Faculty of Science

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

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Science (Honours)

 Grade Range
72%+*

 Non-Academic Requirements
None

 Co-op Option
Yes

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*Actual minimum grade ranges required for Fall 2019 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.

"[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

Distinctive Learning

Real-world case studies; optional paid co-op; industry-relevant research projects; capstone courses for practical experience with investment management and risk analysis.

After Graduation

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. Pursue graduate work in mathematics, business or finance through a master of business administration, master of science or related degree.

What You Need to Know

Domestic Fees Range: $7,639 - $10,483
International Fees Range: $25,986 - $26,046

For detailed fees information visit Fees by Program.

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.

Students are encouraged to include Grade 12 U Physics (SPH4U) in their secondary school studies.

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

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