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Financial Mathematics (BSc)

Financial Mathematics (BSc)


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Laurier's Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Financial Mathematics program is structured to teach you mathematics and its financial applications with a focus on how mathematics is connected with natural, physical and computer sciences.

Our program's modern approach involves simultaneously analyzing financial risks, evaluating prices of complex securities, valuing investments and combined assets, and liability management.


Program Highlights

  • You have the option to concentrate in specific areas of mathematics and applied mathematics, or take a wide range of courses.
  • Our program will give you experience solving real-world problems in financial mathematics and risk management in our math labs, where you’ll use mathematical and statistical software.
  • In your fourth year, you can choose to pursue a project of special interest under the supervision of a faculty member.
  • Our Mathematics Assistance Centre can help you with your assignments and exam preparation.

Sample Courses

  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Computational Methods in Finance
  • Differential Equations
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Financial Mathematics I, II, and III
  • Game Theory
  • Mathematical Modelling in the Applied Sciences and Finance
  • Monte Carlo Methods
  • Quantitative Financial Risk Management
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Stochastic Processes


  • Minimum admission range of mid 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of mid 80s.
  • English at 60%.
  • Advanced Functions, and Calculus & Vectors at 75%.
  • One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics at 60%.
  • All prerequisite courses calculated in admission average.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • HL or SL Mathematics at 4.
  • One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics at 3.
  • IB Minimum Score: 26.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities that allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Entrepreneurship Core
  • Management Option
  • Economics Minor
  • Physics Minor
  • Computer Science Minor
  • Environmental Studies Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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