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Bachelor of Mathematics

Carleton University
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Bachelor of Mathematics

Program description

Bachelor of Mathematics

Mathematics is a driving force behind many of today’s advancements in medicine, economics and business, and science and technology. As a Bachelor of Mathematics student you can choose from a broad range of program options according to your interests and career goals. The solid mathematical knowledge and skills you acquire at Carleton will give you a competitive edge in a wide variety of careers and prepare you to contribute to the next generation of innovations.

Admission requirements

Graduates of all of our programs are well qualified to go on to graduate studies in a variety of fields including mathematics and statistics, mathematical physics, meteorology, oceanography, computer science, information science, actuarial science, business, engineering, biostatistics, econometrics and psychology.

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Program content

Carleton University offers a variety of undergraduate programs in Mathematics and Statistics leading to a Bachelor of Mathematics (BMath) degree, as well as to the Bachelor of Science (Double Honours) in Mathematics and Physics.

You can choose either a General program, which requires 15.0 credits and is normally completed in three years of full-time study, or an Honours program, which requires 20.0 credits and normally takes four years to complete.

In planning your program, you will want to consider a number of things, such as how many Computer Science courses to include in your program and whether you should combine your studies in Mathematics with courses in the arts, social sciences or experimental sciences. We are ready to help you design a program that is right for you.

  • Computational and Applied Mathematics and Statistics (Honours)
  • Mathematics (General or Honours)
  • Statistics (General or Honours)
  • Actuarial Science concentration

More information on these programs can be found below.

  • Computer Science and Mathematics (Combined Honours)
  • Mathematics and Economics; Statistics and Economics (Combined Honours)
  • Mathematics and Physics (Bachelor of Science [Double Honours])
  • Combined Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree Program


Students in undergraduate programs not in the School of Mathematics and Statistics can opt to take a four-credit minor in Mathematics or Statistics.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Carleton is planning for a safe and gradual return to campus in fall 2021. We are offering a flexible learning model, allowing students the option of attending sessions in the classroom, online or a hybrid of both. Please visit the Carleton University website to find out more about course delivery for September 2021.

Tuition fees

Tuition for one full academic year (September 2021 - May 2022): CAD 29,023

Career opportunities

The BMath (Honours) degree provides excellent training for many diverse fields, such as:

  • Actuarial science
  • Business modelling
  • Data mining
  • Information security
  • Management and systems analysis Students with a degree in Statistics may find employment in:
  • Data analysis
  • Financial modelling
  • Market analysis
  • Survey design

Mathematics and Statistics provide a strong foundation for many professional programs.

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Carleton University

Carleton University is located in beautiful Ottawa, the capital of Canada. Carleton is committed to giving back through education while pursuing contributions to the common good. These founding values are at the heart of the university’s focus on research, community...

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Why study at Carleton University

Why Carleton?

  • A large percentage of Canada’s major medical, clinical and life science research centres are located in the Ottawa area, as well as a growing technology industry with over 1,900 companies.
  • The majority of their programs feature work-study opportunities (known as “co-op”), that allow students to gain full-time, paid employment related to their academic program.
  • Carleton is a close-knit, supportive and diverse community. This includes academic support, help with jobs and career, health and counselling, student life, athletics, and 300+ student-run clubs and societies. Students come from 140+ countries and have many opportunities to get involved in community-building activities both on and off-campus.
  • Campus is a green oasis, nestled between the Rideau River, Rideau Canal and Dow’s Lake. Their self-contained campus and focus on community encourage student interaction, which can provide you with both valuable communication skills and lasting friendships.
  • Qualified applicants are automatically offered entrance scholarships ranging from $4,000 to $16,000 CAD over four years, and a place in one of Carleton’s on-campus residences.

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Carleton University

1125 Colonel By Drive
K1S 5B6 Ottawa Ontario

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