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The Experience

The Trent Advantage 

  • Explore your interests in both pure and applied mathematics, and choose from a variety of streams in Mathematics and related disciplines, including a specialization in Mathematical Finance
  • Learn in small groups working alongside faculty dedicated to challenging and strengthening your skills
  • Participate in summer research opportunities or get involved with the Math Society of Trent (MASCOT)

The Department of Mathematics is committed to excellence in teaching, research and professional services. We have a tradition of collegiality between faculty and students.  All members of the department are energetically-dedicated to providing students a high quality educational experience. Students benefit from the pleasant learning environment, individual faculty direction and various volunteer, outreach and research opportunities.

Mathematics is an important foundation in many subject degrees. Consequently, the math department plays an important role in the university in offering both service courses to multiple disciplines and various degree programs in mathematics. The department promotes collaboration of teaching and research at the university, national and international levels. 

Popular Courses 

  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Mathematical Reasoning
  • Number Theory
  • Mathematical Risk Management
  • Mathematical Finance
  • History of Mathematics
  • Combinatorics
  • Graph Theory
  • Mathematical Modelling

​Career Paths

  • Economist
  • Rate Analyst
  • Financial Auditor
  • Account Executive Economic Advisor
  • Econometrician
  • Financial Analyst
  • Banker
  • Investor
  • Insurance Analyst
  • NGO