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Mathematics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #251 (WUR) Burnaby, Canada
Mathematicians study pattern and order, focusing on quantity, arrangement and form. The Mathematics program is offered by Simon Fraser University.
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You'll gain a firm foundation in pure mathematics, and flexible options in the program allow you to apply these skills in fields ranging from finance to cryptography.

The Mathematics program at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Science offers 4 major concentrations. You can start this program at the Surrey campus.

Career Opportunities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Actuary
  • Benefits Administrator
  • Budget Analyst
  • Cost Estimator
  • Database Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Investment Analyst
  • Mathematician
  • Numerical Analyst
  • Payroll Manager
  • Statistician

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Computing Science and Programming
  • Introduction to Computing Science and Programming for Engineers
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Computing with Linear Algebra
  • Computing with Calculus
  • Introduction to Analysis 
  • Calculus
  • Vector Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics
  • Data Structures and Programming
  • Electric Circuits 
  • Discrete Mathematics 
  • Natural Deductive Logic
  • Intermediate Mechanics
  • Intermediate Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Computer Algebra

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • To enrol in a course offered by the Department of Mathematics, a student must obtain a grade of C- or better in each prerequisite course. Some courses may require higher prerequisite grades. Check the MATH course’s Calendar description for details.
  • Students will not normally be permitted to enrol in any course for which a D grade or lower was obtained in any prerequisite. 
  • In the courses used to satisfy the upper division requirements, a grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.00 is required. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    979 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 979 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    195 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 195 CAD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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