Postgraduate Studies in Mathematics and Statistics at McGill

 

Graduate Studies in Mathematics and Statistics at McGill

The Department has many outstanding researchers in Mathematics and Statistics with international reputations. We also pride ourselves on the excellence of our teaching and research training. As a graduate student you will have an extensive curriculum to choose from, with both fundamental and advanced courses in every branch of mathematics.  The links on the left hand menu give further specific details.

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How to Apply

  1. Read instructions on Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Website: https://mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/ready
  2. Required Documents (submitted electronically):  
    1. Transcripts (all university education)
    2. Two Letters of Recommendation (to be submitted online)
    3. Personal Statement
    4. Research Proposal (optional)
    5. Proof English Proficiency (if required)
  3. Deadlines:

Degrees

Beginning term

Deadline

Masters and Ph.D.

Fall (September)

January 15th

Masters and Ph.D.

Winter (January)

September 10th (International)

September 15th (Canadian)

Accelerated Masters (for McGill undergraduates only)

Summer (May)

December 1st 

  1. Apply: https://mcgill.ca/uapply

Financial Support

All graduate students in Mathematics and Statistics who are accepted into our masters or doctoral programs receive funding. We provide funding in terms of stipend, scholarships and opportunities for teaching assistant salary and the amount of funding varies greatly by the level of tuition fees.  Please review our Fees section for more details.

Visit

The Department may offer newly admitted graduate students, or in rare cases students whose application is complete but whose admission is still pending, the opportunity to visit McGill for the following purposes:
  • to meet with staff members and current graduate students;
  • to visit seminars and classes;
  • to obtain a first hand impression of our university and of our city.
The Department will usually initiate such visits. However you can also contact the Graduate Program Coordinator, at grad.mathstat [at] mcgill.ca arrange a visit.

ISM

In Mathematics and Statistics there is a strong spirit of cooperation between the different universities in the Montréal area. These comprise the Institut des sciences mathématiques (ISM). The member departments represent:

As a graduate student, you may take certain courses at the other Universities associated with the ISM for credit.

CRM

The Centre de recherches mathématiques is a Montréal  research centre, now officially affiliated to McGill, which presents an astonishing variety of activities including theme years and theme semesters as well as short duration conferences.

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