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 Honors degree.

Why study a Bachelor of Science with Major?

The Bachelor of Science with Major is a highly customizable degree program with a wide breadth of topics to study. The degree includes an optional minor or double major. This flexibility allows students to design their degree around two areas of interest, or choose to focus on only one area. Students have the option to keep their program broad or delve deeper into a discipline of their choice. Your minor can be chosen from 60+ subjects, including many offered by the Faculty of Arts, Native Studies, Business or Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences.

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.

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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: Completion of ★24 (★ = units of course weight) and the following courses (or their equivalents):

  1. MATH 154 and 156 (★6)
  2. MATH 125 (★3)
  3. STAT 161 (★3)
  4. ECON 101 and 102 (★6)
  5. ★6 units 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 214, 225, 253, 315 (★12)
  3. ECON 281 (★3)
  4. STAT 265 and STAT 266 (★6)

Admission Selection: Minimum 2.7 AGPA and a minimum 2.7 GPA on the above courses.


Fall application

Domestic: April 1, 2024
International: May 1, 2024

For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

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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.


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