Mathematics and Finance

Mathematics and Finance

Why study this program?

This program is designed to provide a strong education in the areas of mathematics, finance, economics and actuarial science. Graduates of our program can apply mathematical and statistical techniques to analyze financial products and manage financial risk.

The Mathematics and Finance program is also offered as a BSc with Major.


Why study a Bachelor of Science with Honors?

The Bachelor of Science with Honors is a degree program designed for students to reach in-depth training in a specific subject area and are drawn to scientific research. A research thesis project is embedded in each program and students must maintain higher academic standards than those in a BSc Major degree. Students have the option to add a minor from the Faculty of Arts, Native Studies, Business or Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, however doing so will reduce the amount of option courses. A double major is not available in the Honors program.

*NOTE: Some program combinations are not possible.


Why study at the University of Alberta?

The Faculty of Science at the University of Alberta delivers high-quality programs that investigate, explain, and explore the real science behind issues that affect our daily lives. With 65 degree programs in 30 subject areas, we are one of the most comprehensive science faculties in Canada, with state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities, opportunities for undergraduate research, and professors who are leading researchers in their fields, or one faculty.


POSSIBLE CAREERS
  • Investment Advisor
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Secondary School Teacher

Yasmin is a recent Science graduate who was awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship and is now studying at Oxford University. As a UAlberta student, Yasmin was President of the Health & Wellness student group and the founder of StolleryBOTs, a robotics program for patients at the Stollery Children's Hospital.

Program Requirements

Non-Direct Entry

This program does not allow admission directly from high school. See requirements below for more details.

Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year

For 2nd year entry: at least 24 ( = units of course weight) and the following courses (or their equivalents):

  1. MATH 117 and 118 (★6)
  2. MATH 127 (3)
  3. ECON 101, 102 (6)
  4. 6 of ENGL or WRS

For 3rd year entry: Completion of ★60 and the following courses (or their equivalents):

  1. all required courses indicated above
  2. MATH 217, 227, 253, 317 (★12)
  3. ECON 281 (★3)
  4. STAT 265 and STAT 266 (★6)

Admission Selection: Minimum 3.0 AGPA and a minimum 3.0 GPA on the above courses.

View costs for:

The Office of the Registrar administers over $28 million each year in scholarships, awards, and financial support for undergraduate students, as well as financial and loan advising. Additional scholarships are also available for specific faculties and programs.

QUESTIONS?

You've got questions, and we've got advisors with answers. Or you can also check our FAQ page for common questions and instructions for self serve options.

BOOK A VIRTUAL ADVISING SESSION
Student Service Centre
Frequently Asked Questions

Undergraduate Admissions and Programs
University of Alberta
Administration Building
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2M7

Keep Exploring

Digital Viewbook

Find out what makes our student experience so rich, meaningful and life-changing

Explore our Digital Viewbook

Tour Campus

Get an insider’s look at our vibrant campus community! Our UAlberta Ambassadors will take you on a tour of North Campus and provide an opportunity for you to ask questions about the student experience. Sign up for an in-person or virtual tour today.

About Virtual Campus Tours

Presentations and Events

We host presentations and events for students year-round on a variety of topics like undergraduate experience, how to submit an application and applying for awards.

View all presentations & events

Stay Informed

Students, teachers, or parents looking to stay informed and keep up to date on events, and key dates and deadlines can join our contact list.

Join Contact List