M.Sc. On Campus


University of Toronto

12 months
27520 CAD/year
6210 CAD/year
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The Statistics program at the University of Toronto involves the study of random phenomena and encompasses a broad range of scientific, industrial, and social processes.


About this Degree

The department has substantial computing facilities available and operates a statistical consulting service for the University’s research community. Programs of study may involve association with other departments such as Astronomy & Astrophysics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Environment, Information, Management, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health, and Sociology. The department maintains an active seminar series and strongly encourages graduate student participation.

Students in the Statistics MSc program at the University of Toronto can conduct research in the fields of 1) Statistical Theory and Applications or 2) Probability. The program offers numerous courses in theoretical and applied aspects of Statistical Sciences, which prepare students for pursuing a PhD program or directly entering the data science workforce.

The MSc program can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis. Program requirements are the same for the full-time and part-time options.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods of Applied Statistics
  • Probability Theory
  • Mathematical Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


4 alternative credits

4.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university in a related field such as statistics, actuarial science, mathematics, economics, engineering, or any discipline where there is a significant quantitative component. Studies must include significant exposure to statistics, computer science, and mathematics, including coursework in advanced calculus, computational methods, linear algebra, probability, and statistics.

  • An average grade equivalent to at least a University of Toronto mid-B in the final year or over senior courses.

  • Three letters of reference.

  • A curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27520 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27520 CAD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6210 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6210 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
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