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Mathematical Economics

Math student sitting in a classroom writing in his notebook while smiling at the cameraThe study of Mathematical Economics helps us understand complex and ever-changing economic dilemmas by examining the production and dissemination of scarce resources. Combining core courses in economics with mathematics, you will learn how to analyze games of strategy, bargaining and auctions (game theory), how to make sense of complex economic data (econometrics), how to maximize profit and minimize costs (optimization) and how to maximize happiness (welfare economics).


Degree Type

  • B.Sc. (Honours)

The Trent Advantage

  • Challenge yourself with complex material delivered in small-group learning environments, accompanied by one-on-one support to help you achieve your personal educational goals
  • Gain knowledge and skills ideal for graduate studies in Economics or for a career in government, banking, or industry
  • Get involved in summer research opportunities working alongside leading experts and faculty dedicated to challenging and strengthening your skills

Ontario Secondary School Requirements

General Admission Requirements:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average (unless otherwise specified)
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%

Program Specific Prerequisites:


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