Math is all around us, from landing that perfect snowboard jump to designing the next best-selling app. It’s about discovering this place we live in through algorithms, calculations and logical reasoning. The mathematics program at Grenfell Campus, is a four-year bachelor of science major or honours degree. Our mathematics program is the first step toward a wide variety of careers and professional programs, including:

  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Psychology
  • Business
  • Computer science


Why study mathematics at Grenfell?

Mathematics is about solving real world problems with numbers. It’s about learning to think critically and developing analytical skills that will prepare you for countless opportunities. You’ll gain the skills you need to navigate the numbers and prepare for the evolution of many industries.

In Grenfell's mathematics program, you‘ll take courses such as:

  • Differential equations
  • Numerical analysis
  • Applied graph theory
  • Statistics
  • Vector calculus
  • Logical reasoning
  • Algorithms and complexity​
  • Combinatorial Game Theory


It's personal

Our faculty is passionate about mathematics. Their research includes game theory, recreational mathematics, cryptography, model theory, combinatorial designs, error correcting codes and dynamic systems. And you may even have the chance to work with them as a student researcher.



You must meet to the general admission requirements for Memorial University and declare mathematics as your major to be admitted to the program.

Students can apply for admission directly from high school. Or, if you have attended another post-secondary institution, you can apply for advanced standing. We recommend that you meet with an academic advisor to discuss transfer credits and course selection.


Career opportunities

Graduates of Grenfell's mathematics degree program find career opportunities in a variety of industries, such as:

  • Software development
  • Market/risk analysis
  • Aerospace and aviation
  • Telecommunications
  • Biotechnology
  • Entrepreneurial ventures
  • Accountant
  • Demography
  • Epidemiology
  • Forensic science
  • Meteorology
  • Financial advising

Graduates also do very well on law and business entrance exams.