Welcome to Mathematics!

See the world from an original perspective. A useful tool that’s essential to many fields and careers, mathematics has almost unlimited practical applications. You’ll study the various branches of pure and applied math in courses that explore linear and modern algebra, mathematical analysis, topology and geometry, probability and statistics, and financial mathematics. In small classes taught by friendly, high-profile professors who are actively working in the field, you’ll benefit from a personalized learning experience — and you’ll have a bilingual edge in today’s competitive global marketplace. 

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Skills You'll Learn

  • Understand fundamental mathematical concepts, theory and applications  
  • Apply mathematical models to interpret and predict the outcome of real-world phenomena, such as the propagation of waves, viruses and rumours 
  • Formulate and test statistical hypotheses 
  • Carry out complex mathematical operations and understand how complex techniques affect everyday life and technology


As a Mathematics graduate, you are well-equipped to become a leader and changemaker. You can choose to pursue grad studies or obtain additional qualifications. Here are a few examples of possible career paths:  

  • Business Analyst  
  • Researcher
  • Investment Banker
  • Teacher
  • Financial Advisor/ Financial Planner

Visit the Career Centre for more career options in Mathematics. 

Hands-On Experiences

Apply the concepts and theories you’re studying to real world challenges. Engage in guided practical experiences in the classroom, workplace, community and abroad. These are some opportunities for Mathematics students. 

  • Use investment case studies and real-world predicting (for example, in bungee jumping or predator-prey dynamics), and explore math through fields such as biology, economics and finance. 
  • Join Club Infinity, York University’s official math club, to participate in activities and events. 
  • Consider an exchange abroad or with one of our partner universities in Quebec. 
  • Enrol in Le français par l’expérience to expand your knowledge of French and francophone culture by doing a work placement. 

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with an average* in the mid to high 70s 
  • Minimum of six 4U or 4M courses, including 4U English (ENG4U) or FRA4U  
  • A combination of U and M courses; OACs are accepted  
  • MHF4U required; MCV4U recommended  
  • Proficiency in English OR French  

* Average is calculated based on the top six 4U; 4M or DU courses 

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Student Supports & Programs

Glendon Campus prides itself on being a supportive community that goes the extra mile to ensure you get the help you need. See some of the resources Mathematics students use the most. 

Meet Your Professors

You’ll learn from and get to know friendly, high-profile professors, who are published experts and actively working in the field. 

Mario Roy

Mario Roy

York Hall C231
416-736-2100 x 66815 

Samia Challal

York Hall C210
416-736-2100 x 88277

Alexander Nenashev

York Hall C232
416-736-2100 x 88200

Jean-Claude Bouhenic

York Hall C232
416-736-2100 x 88115

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