Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of New Brunswick
About this Program
Level: Bachelor of Science - Mathematics and Statistics (Optional Co-op)
Length: 8 semestersCheck My Eligibility
The mysteries of number theory and the geometry of curved spaces: these are areas with important applications in data security, computer design and cosmology. For ages, through research both pure and applied, mathematicians have made invisible and unsung contributions to advancements in science and technology, and the importance of mathematical training is increasingly recognized by employers and governments around the world. The Mathematics program is available as a major, double major or honours option as part of a four-year Bachelor of Science degree. There are also Minor degrees, including a Minor in Financial Math and a Minor in Computational Studies.In numerous rankings of careers, a significant portion of the top careers are math-intensive, and a degree in Mathematics provides excellent training. For instance, CareerCast annually ranks 200 careers according to environment, income, outlook, and stress, and Mathematician, Actuary, Statistician, Data Scientist, Information Security Analyst, and Computer Systems Analyst regularly rank in the top ten. The mathematics major degree is designed to prepare you with a career in industry, government or education. Mathematics students are urged to obtain some expertise in an area of application such as the physical sciences, computer science, engineering or business.The statistics major degree is designed to prepare you with a career in industry or government as well as to provide a background for graduate study. Statistics students are urged to obtain some expertise in an area of applications such as the physical sciences, forestry, or computer science.
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.