**Contact Info**

Department of Applied Mathematics

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario

Canada N2L 3G1

Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 32700

Fax: 519-746-4319

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Applied Mathematics is a challenging but exciting and practical area of study. As a discipline it occupies the fertile ground between Pure Mathematics on one side and science and engineering on the other. Traditionally, Applied Mathematics has been closely associated with physics but nowadays it encompasses a broad range of areas of application including biology, medicine, and economics.

If you are in high school in Ontario, the name "Applied Mathematics" may mean something completely different to you, since there it refers to the basic level mathematics courses.

To fully appreciate what is involved in Applied Mathematics at Waterloo, you need to find out what you can learn in our programs.

All Applied Mathematics programs incorporate **foundational courses** in Calculus, Differential Equations, and Computational Methods, together with a choice of **specialized courses**, which can be tailored to your own interests. The foundational courses provide the tools for **formulating and analyzing mathematical models in a broad range of disciplines**. The specialized courses provide an introduction to the areas of research in the department and are taught by professors who are actively involved in the research. The focus in all our courses is the development of intellectual discipline and reasoning abilities that will make you versatile and effective in meeting challenges in the workplace or in graduate school.

Find out about undergraduate programs in Applied Mathematics.

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**Contact Info**

Department of Applied Mathematics

University of Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario

Canada N2L 3G1

Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 32700

Fax: 519-746-4319

PDF files require Adobe Acrobat Reader

University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo

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Waterloo,
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N2L 3G1

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