Requirement for admission to MMF
To apply for this Program you must have completed the equivalent of a University of Toronto 4-year undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a minimum standing equivalent to a University of Toronto mid-B (75%) in the final two years of your program. Only senior level courses will be considered for admission. Strong mathematical ability, good communication skills and knowledge of programming are required. Those admitted to the Program will usually have achieved academic standing considerably higher than the minimum required to apply. Workplace experience is also valued as part of the application.
Exceptional math skills are the most important qualification.
In all cases, applicants must satisfy the Admissions Committee of their ability to do rigorous quantitative analysis at an advanced level.
Areas of competency should include: linear algebra, multivariable calculus, differential equations, knowledge of real analysis, measure and integration, probability spaces.
At least one undergraduate course in statistics that covers topics such as confidence testing, applied multivariate analysis, time series analysis and basic regression.
Knowledge of economics and finance as well as MatLab (with applications) and other programming languages (e.g. C++) are necessary.
Philosopher's Gate, University of Toronto