Applied Mathematics

Applied mathematics uses mathematics together with other fields such as physics, biology, chemistry or economics to make discoveries about the way the world works.


Math & Stats at Memorial

We employ undergraduate students in the Math Help Centre and to mark course assignments. Some of our students qualify for summer research employment funded by the National Science and Engineering Research Council.

In addition to the B.Sc. major and honours options in applied mathematics, joint programs are offered in:

  • applied mathematics/chemistry (B.Sc. honours)
  • applied mathematics/computer science (B.Sc. major)
  • applied mathematics/economics (B.Sc. major)
  • applied mathematics/physics (B.Sc. major and honours)

Sample Courses

MATH 2050 - Linear Algebra I
MATH 3000 - Real Analysis I
MATH 4190 - Mathematical Modelling


Career Opportunities

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  • Investment banker
  • Meteorologist
  • Personal finance adviser
  • Software specialist
  • Teacher

Note: some of these careers may call for supplementary education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential learning or professional courses and exams.


Program Information

Faculty of Science


Mathematics and Statistics


Bachelor of Science


St. John's

Honours Option:


Co-op Available:



4 years


Fall, winter and spring semesters

Application Deadline:

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Students are encouraged to apply by:

  • March 1 for fall admission
  • Oct. 1 for winter admission
  • Feb. 1 for spring admission

Supplementary Application:



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230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000