Faculty of Science

Master of Science (MSc)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)


The mathematics division offers programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees in the following areas: algebra, approximation theory, category theory, convex geometry, differential equations, functional analysis, graph theory, number theory, numerical analysis, operator theory, optimization, general relativity theory, stochastic modelling, and topology.

Computing Facilities

The department operates a network of Sun workstations, PCs, and Xterminals. Standard mathematical software such as NAG, Maple, Matlab, Mathematica, S and SAS is available, as well as special-purpose applications software in a variety of areas.

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Application Deadline

January 15th (for scholarships)

Contact Information

Subject Code: MATH
Tel: 902-494-3214
Address: Chase Building,
Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 3J5
Graduate Coordinator: David Iron
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