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Mathematics and Statistics

High-level math and statistics are used in every field of science and social science. In our graduate programs, you’ll learn critical skills for your future career. You’ll learn how to analyze data and find relationships and patterns. You’ll be a part of a department with world-ranked research impact. Among our areas of research are applied math, discrete math, pure math and statistics.

You’ll research under our faculty, which contains two Canadian Research Council Chairs and other award winning researchers.

Degree programs offered

Program Expected length Project and/or thesis Course-based
MSc 2 years Yes No
PhD 3-4 years Yes No

Quick facts

Program options:
Masters, Doctorate
Program delivery:
On-campus
Dynamic learning:
Co-op optional

Areas of focus

  • Applied mathematics
  • Mathematical physics
  • Differential equations
  • Climate modelling
  • Geophysical fluid dynamics
  • Mathematical biology
  • Combinatorics and graph theory
  • Number theory
  • Operator algebras
  • Operator theory
  • Functional analysis
  • Dynamical systems
  • Topology
  • Statistics

Faculties and departments

Need help?

Contact Marta Wojnarowicz at msgstt@uvic.ca or 250-721-7468.

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