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Mathematics and Statistics

Cultivate a deeper understanding of pure mathematics, applied mathematics and statistics in a program that provides you with the flexibility to pursue your individual interests.

Our graduates are employed in education, academia, government, finance, information technology and consulting services.

Degree
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Campus
Prince George
Credits
120 credits,  4 Years,
Part-time available
Experiential Learning
Co-op,  Faculty Supervised Research,  Study Abroad
Honours Option
Yes
Intakes
Jan,  May,  Sep

Program Details

Challenge yourself in solving mathematical problems while using creative methods and developing critical thinking skills.

Take courses in pure and applied mathematics and statistics.

Program Website Academic Calendar

Career Paths

  • Lecturer, Mathematics teacher
  • Applied Mathematician, Mathematician
  • Statistician, Biostatistician
  • Computer scientist
  • Government researcher
  • Economist
  • Actuary
  • Business analyst, Financial analyst, Systems analyst
  • Investment analyst, Marketing consultant
  • Information technology and consulting services
  • Computer programmer, Cryptographer
  • Engineering manager - Machine learning engineer, Engineering consultant
  • Data scientist, machine learning engineer
  • Medical researcher, Operational research analyst
This degree provides a strong foundation for further studies in mathematics or statistics with a master’s or PhD or a professional program.

Why at UNBC

  • Engage in mathematical or statistical research at the early stages of your study program
  • Attend small classes and receive individualized attention from award-winning faculty
  • Pursue opportunities to teach and tutor in your third or fourth year
  • Attend research seminars by members of the Department and academics from other institutions
UNBC motto

'En Cha Huná

UNBC’s motto, from the Dakelh (Carrier) Elders, reminds us that all people have a voice and a viewpoint. Interpreted as “respecting all forms of life,” 'En Cha Huná encapsulates the spirit of academic freedom, respect for others, and willingness to recognize different perspectives.

Admission Requirements

High School Requirements (applicable for B.C. and Yukon)

Overall average of 65% minimum in the following:

  • English Studies 12 or English First Peoples 12
  • Pre-Calculus 12 (minimum 67%)
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Approved Academic Grade 12 Course
  • Additional Grade 12 Course (Elective or Academic)

View the full list of Approved Academic Grade 12 Courses

More high school admission requirements (including out-of-province, International Baccalaureate and Advanced Placement)

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

International Student Requirements

Transfer Requirements

  • Have attempted at least 15 credit hours of post-secondary transferrable coursework from a recognized institution
  • Be in good academic standing at the transfer institution
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from the most recent 30 credits prior to transfer
  • For the purposes of verifying any outstanding first-year prerequisites, high school transcripts may be requested

Detailed transfer requirements

Tuition and Fees

Approximate Costs per Academic Year

(30 credit hours, 10 courses)

  Domestic International
Tuition* $5,645 $22,460
Student Fees* $1,000 $1,690
Books* $1,600 $1,600

* Tuition, fees and books are subject to change and vary among programs.

Tuition and Fees

Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards

View the hundreds of available scholarships, bursaries, and awards.

  • 1 in 4 students receive a UNBC financial award.
  • $3,500,000 in financial awards given each year.
Awards and Financial Aid Information for Indigenous Students

We Are Here to Help

This is your personal guide through every step of the admissions process. We are here for one reason: to support you. We help every part of the admissions process make sense. Just ask us.

Email: futurestudents@unbc.ca
Phone: 250-960-6306

Contact a Student Recruitment Officer