M.Sc. On Campus

Mathematics and Statistics

24 months
13347 CAD/year
5320 CAD/year
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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 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. Our 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.

Be Inspired

In this 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:

  • Probability
  • Regression
  • Nonparametric Statistical Inference
  • Sampling Theory
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Statistical Learning

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must submit a brief statement of possible research interests and indicate whether they will be seeking an internship.
  • Candidates for admission to the graduate programs of Acadia University must possess an honours degree, or a four-year bachelor's degree, from an approved university. 

  • Candidates must have at least a B- average (70%) in the courses taken in the major field in the last two undergraduate years (or 60 credit hours) of university study, including coursework in undergraduate degree(s) and any graduate work completed.
  • Those candidates possessing a major in a field other than that of their graduate program will normally be required to take sufficient undergraduate courses to make up the equivalent of an Acadia undergraduate major. Special consideration may be given to those candidates wishing to change from one undergraduate field to a related graduate one.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13347 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13347 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5320 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5320 CAD per year during 24 months.

Canadian Non-Nova Scotia Students: $6,603.00/year

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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