Mathematics and Statistics, M.Sc. | University of Calgary | Calgary, Canada
M.Sc. On Campus

Mathematics and Statistics

12 months
8638 CAD/year
3502 CAD/year
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The course-based Mathematics and Statistics program at University of Calgary allows students to build on their undergraduate training to develop advanced skills under the guidance of award-winning, research-active faculty.


In the Mathematics and Statistics program at University of Calgary you may study pure mathematics such as combinatorics, discrete mathematics, geometry, logic, number theory and cryptography, analysis, mathematical physics, probability and statistics. Or you may study applied mathematics and statistics, including industrial mathematics and operations research, with potential overlap with biology and medicine, medical imaging, oil and gas, software application development, finance and geoscience; biomedical and industrial statistics, actuarial science, environmental risk and big data analysis. Students have access to events hosted by the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences.

Completing this program

  • Mathematics Courses: Topics may include measure and integration, analysis, algebraic geometry, number theory, scientific modelling and more.
  • Seminars: In addition to required courses, students register in a research seminar in either actuarial science,mathematics, or statistics (depending on student's specialization).
  • Statistics Courses: Topics may include probability, estimation, hypothesis testing and more.
  • Project: All students will complete resulting in a written report.


  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Actuarial Science


Universities and colleges, Government of Canada (Canadian citizens only), banking and finance, information technology and cybersecurity, energy, risk management and insurance, health, pharmaceuticals, environmental management, quantum computing, data analytics, medical imaging.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Measure and Integration
  • Analysis
  • Differential Equations
  • Algebra
  • Theory of Probability
  • Computational Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study (a minimum of 10 full-course equivalents or 60 units) of the undergraduate degree.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, in the subject of the specialization to which the application is made, or a closely related area.
  • Three reference letters

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8638 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4319 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    3502 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1751 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 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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