Applied Mathematics

This focuses on applying quantitative and computational methods to the physical, life and social sciences. You'll gain a base in mathematical theory, and go on to develop your programming and computing skills to create models in science and technology.


The Applied Mathematics program in the Faculty of Science includes a range of courses from mathematics, statistics, computing and physics. You can start this program at the Surrey campus. 

Degree: Bachelor of Science

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Admission requirements for Applied Mathematics

For students applying directly from BC high school Grade 12, please see the program specific requirements listed for 2020. For other areas and other categories of admission, please see admission requirements.

How to apply

Before applying, you might want to review this help video. Then:

  • Go to
  • In section 4, Applying to SFU:
    • select from the drop-down list of faculties: Faculty of Science
    • select from the drop-down list of programs: BSC Applied Mathematics or BSC Applied Math - Surrey

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

Not sure where to start? Career Services can help you explore your options and create possibilities.

  • Actuarial Analyst
  • Applied Underwriter
  • Business Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Data Analyst
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Independent Contractor
  • Research Assistant
  • Software Engineer