Faculty of Science, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Statistics is the discipline that describes the construction of stochastic models that are suitable for analyzing data.  Due to the very nature of this discipline, it has found key applications in many different fields within Science, Engineering, Business and Medicine.  In addition, the discipline also has many theoretical developments dealing with better and more efficient methods of analysis.

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Degree Details

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

An interdisciplinary program that draws faculty members from five faculties and schools across McMaster offers students the opportunity to specialize in four different research areas

Areas of Research

  • Medical Stastistics (Biostastics)
  • Applied statistics
  • Stastistical theory
  • Applied Probability
Course-based 8 months
Thesis 16 months
Required Credential:
Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in the relevant field
Program Type:
Thesis, Course based
Typical Entry:
Typical Deadline:
February 1st