New Student Information
The Department offers a three week Math Workshop that is designed to ensure that new students have the mathematical tools needed for the Master’s courses. It covers topics such as single and multi-variable calculus; linear algebra; unconstrained, constrained and dynamic optimization. No registration is required but all incoming MA are expected to attend and MDE are encouraged to attend the Workshop. The topics covered by the workshop wil lbe examined in the MA theory courses and will provided a useful background for MDE theory courses.
Courses Offered and Registration
Graduate students can register online usually beginning sometime in March at http://www.dal.ca/online and must register for the course #REGN 9999, section 1. The CRN numbers for the 2018-19 academic year are CRN 12412 (Fall), CRN 22224 (Winter), and CRN to be announced (Summer). Students will select specific courses after arrival on campus and in consultation with the graduate coordinator. Up-to-date information on registration can be found here: https://www.dal.ca/faculty/gradstudies/currentstudents/registration.html
The University and Department offer, on a competitive basis, a limited number of scholarships, teaching assistantships, and research assistantships. Students are encouraged to submit their admission applications by January 31st to be nominated by the Department for these awards. All students are automatically considered for Dalhousie financial awards, so no special scholarship application process is required. In addition, students are encouraged to pursue other sources of funding outside Dalhousie. Obtaining application forms, etc. for such external awards is the responsibility of the student applying for the award.
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