Our Programs

Our Programs

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science offers four types of degree programs at the graduate level: 

Research based programs

Masters of Mathematics (MMath) in: Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Statistics

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in: Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Statistics

Professional programs

Master of Actuarial Science (MActSc)

Master of Quantitative Finance (MQF)

Program Type Options Length Number of courses
Master of Mathematics (MMath) Research

Research Paper (default stream)

3 terms (12 months)


Thesis 4 terms (16 months) 4
Master of Actuarial Science (MActSc) Professional  

3 terms (12 months)


Master of Quantitative Finance (MQF) Professional

Research Paper (default stream)

4 terms (16 months)

Thesis 4 terms (16 months) 4
Doctor of Philosophy Research Admitted with a Master’s degree

12 terms (4 years)


Admitted without a Master’s degree 15 terms (5 years) 9