Mathematics and Statistics

Acadia University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
12581 CAD/year
6224 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Choosing to take a Master of Science in Mathematics and Statistics at Acadia University will deepen your mathematical knowledge, and develop your research and analytical skills. At the same time, you can earn your degree while gaining experience working and researching in industry.


Acadia University's Mathematics and Statistics graduate program in mathematics and statistics offers you an exciting opportunity to earn your degree and tackle a significant research problem while also participating in our award-winning co-operative education option and gaining industry work experience. 

You will take courses that will broaden your knowledge and also prepare you to work on your chosen research project. The co-operative education option allows you to gain eight months of industry experience work terms or internships. A special feature of the program is to be able to align your work experience and research project, allowing you to more deeply understand the importance and relevance of the research problem.

Learning outcomes

In the program, you will benefit from the small school advantage – close contact with your supervisor and a program best-suited to your interests – while also being able to participate in a wide range of research that Acadia faculty conduct. In our department, you can pursue research into tidal energy in the Bay of Fundy, fractal images, games on graphs, statistical learning, big data, computer experiments, cryptography, number theory, scheduling theory, and statistical applications in agriculture, biology, and medicine.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory of optimization
  • Real analysis
  • Introductory topology
  • Graph theory
  • Statistical consulting

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications must be supported by official copies of all high school transcripts and other records of academic work.

  • Transcripts should be certified by the school and should either be sent to Acadia directly from the school or sealed in an envelope and given to the student to send. Certified transcripts acceptable to Acadia will be used as a basis of admission.

  • Admission requirements differ depending on the student's educational system. We review all applications from international students individually.

  • Applicants for admission from another university or college must have an official transcript sent directly from that institution for evaluation.

  • Transfer credits may be given for individual courses that are applicable to the intended undergraduate degree program of study. Course descriptions must be included with the transcripts.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12581 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12581 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    6224 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6224 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Mathematics and Statistics
Acadia University