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Mathematics and its Applications (BSc)

Is It for You?

Explore the ways in which mathematics explains wonderfully diverse areas such as the human nervous system, the evolution of animals and all life forms and the stock market. Use mathematics, a powerful problem-solving tool and highly creative field of study, to identify patterns using a combination of logic, exacting principles and imagination.

 Faculty
Faculty of Science

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

 Degree Earned
Bachelor of Science

 Grade Range
70-72%*

 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

Paid co-op option; thesis project; student groups; seminars; research in state-of-the-art labs; optional specializations in computer science and economics.

After Graduation

Use knowledge, problem-solving expertise and practical experience to offer solutions in a range of areas: finance, computer security, medical research; computer or research science education; economics; business and government; market research design and analysis, software development; manufacturing design and testing, statistical analysis. Pursue a master of applied mathematics or other related fields, or attend teachers’ college.

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 12U Physics (SPH4U) in their secondary school studies.

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

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