Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics

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Mind MapWant to design unbreakable codes? Does the complexity of financial markets fascinate you? Interested in simulating biological processes? Whether considering a career in industry or graduate school, our programs will give you the skills you need and teach you to think analytically and creatively.

Students studying programs in Computer Science, Mathematics, and Statistics gain insights from all three disciplines, making them a versatile problem solver. Undergraduate students work closely with professors and graduate students in a supportive environment for a well-rounded learning experience. Upper year students also get to stretch their creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and technical knowledge with opportunities to create products with commercial potential.

Programs & Requirements*

Program Name Prerequisites Program Type Approx. Grade Range
Sp. Ma. Mi.
Applied Statistics C, F; (rec. M) Check Check Check low to mid 80s
Bioinformatics C, F, Bio, Ch Check    
Computer Science C, F; (rec. M) Check Check Check
Information Security C, F; (rec. M) Check    
Mathematical Sciences C, F; (rec. M) Check Check Check

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Why Study Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics at UTM?

  • Professional Experience Year (PEY). The largest undergraduate paid internship program in Canada. Students apply their skills in a project-based professional environment during a 12 to 16 month work placement. More than 120 computer science students participated in PEY at over 60 companies in 2015, with an average salary of $46,000. Learn more.

  • Faculty & researchers. Dedicated faculty, including three winners of the U of T Mississauga Teaching Excellence Award. World-class researchers, including winners of several prestigious national and international awards. Opportunities for one-on-one research projects and independent study courses.

  • Supportive student community. A tight community of students with an active student society. Upper year students and graduate students mentor first- and second-year students to create a supportive learning environment.
  • Courses and facilities. Hands-on, practical courses that combine lectures with smaller tutorials and labs. Research opportunities in state-of-the-art labs allow students to discover new applications for information technology and mathematics (e.g. Information Security Lab).

Program Plans

Program Plans are quick and accessible overviews of the many academic and co-curricular opportunities available to help you get the most out of your UTM experience.

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Careers by Major

The skills you develop combined with your experiences while at UTM can help you succeed in a number of occupations. Your program of study doesn't determine your career. Created by UTM's Career Centre, the Careers by Major database identifies some potential career fields, how to gain related skills and experience, and useful resources and job samples.

* The chart above is based on requirements in the Ontario curriculum. We will accept equivalent courses from other academic systems. For details, visit the Apply section of our site. Admission and approximate grade requirements are based on 6 Grade 12 "U" or "M", which includes English (ENG4U).

Chart Legend: Bio = Biology
C = Calculus & Vectors
Ch = Chemistry
F = Advanced Functions
Fr = French
Ita = Italian
M = Mathematics of Data Management
Math = One of the Grade 12 U Maths
Ph = Physics
/ = or
, = and
rec. = recommended
approx. = approximate

Sp = Specialist program
Ma = Major program
Mi = Minor program