Mathematics and Statistics (PhD)

University of Windsor, Canada
Mathematics and Statistics (PhD)
Next enrollment cycle January 2024 See all cycles
First Year Fee KES 2,154,917
Course Accredited By OUCQA
2 Years On Campus Postgraduate Degree

This is a Research based Program.

Graduate courses are offered in diverse areas of mathematics, statistics, and optimization, helping students to acquire the foundation needed to embark on research leading to a PhD dissertation.

The department is known for its small class sizes, supportive atmosphere and accessibility of faculty.
At the same time, the faculty are engaged in vigorous research programs.

  • The department sponsors numerous colloquia, and supports several visiting scholars.
  • State-of-the-art computing facilities are also available for the use of our students which have access to the high performance computing facility of SHARCNET area network.
  • Faculty Research Interests - Mathematics
  • Optimization
  • Semidefinite programming
  • Distance geometry
  • Operational research
  • Functional analysis
  • Abstract harmonic analysis
  • Operator algebras
  • Functional equations
  • Number theory
  • Representation theory
  • Homological algebra
  • Category O
  • Combinational aspects of representation theory.
  • Faculty Research Interests - Statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Sequential analysis
  • Finite mixture models
  • Survival analysis
  • Health outcomes
  • Statistical inference
  • Stochastic processes
  • Asymptotic theory
  • Queuing theory
  • Applied probability
  • Operational research.

Enrollment Cycles

  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • September 2024

Entry Requirements

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Deadline for Fall: April 1

  • In order to be considered for financial assistance from the department or from the Faculty of Gradate Studies, all domestic and international students are advised to submit their completed application package online by April 1st.
  • Domestic candidates may submit applications beyond the April 1 deadline, however there is no guarantee they will be reviewed in time for funding considerations.

Note: Department will only review applications that are complete. Documents such as transcripts, English test scores and letters of recommendations must be submitted before an application can be reviewed.

  • 4 Year honours degree in a related field
  • Minimum TOEFL: IBT-83
  • Minimum IELTS: 6.5
  • Minimum Pearson: 65

Additional Requirements

  • Applicants must submit both undergraduate and Master's degree transcripts.
  • Applicants are required to complete a Research Interest Statement Form available from the Mathematics and Statistics webpage
  • A list of courses taken in mathematics or statistics - do not include syllabus


  • MATH-8100.Functions of a Real Variable I
  • MATH-8110. Functions of a Real Variable II
  • MATH-8120. Functional Analysis I
  • MATH-8130. Functional Analysis II
  • MATH-8200. Abstract Algebra
  • MATH-8210.Ring Theory and Modules
  • MATH-8220. Introduction to Field Theory
  • MATH-3200) (Cross-listed with MATH-4230.)
  • MATH-8230. Lie Algebras
  • MATH-8250. Matrix Algebra and Analysis
  • MATH-8300. General Topology
  • MATH-8510. Advanced Linear Programming
  • MATH-8520.Nonlinear Programming
  • MATH-8530. Integer Programming
  • MATH-8540. Combinatorial Optimization
  • MATH-8610. Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH-8680. Numerical Analysis I
  • MATH-8690. Numerical Analysis II
  • MATH-8820. Portfolio Optimization
  • MATH-8980. Special Topics
  • MATH-8960. Major Paper
  • MATH-8970. Master’s Thesis (MSc)
  • MATH-9980. Dissertation (PhD)


  • STAT-8400. Theory of Probability
  • STAT-8410. Stochastic Processes
  • STAT-8420. Advanced Mathematical Statistics
  • STAT-8430. Statistical Inference
  • STAT-8440. Multivariate Analysis
  • STAT-8460. Statistical Data Analysis
  • STAT-8470. Survival Analysis
  • STAT-8480. Non-parametric Statistics
  • STAT-8490. Discrete Multivariate Analysis
  • STAT-8500. Generalized Linear Models
  • STAT-8520. Experimental Design
  • STAT-8540. Theory of Sampling and Surveys
  • STAT-8550. Regression Analysis
  • STAT-8560. Statistical Consulting
  • STAT-8590.Topics in Statistics
  • STAT-8960. Major Paper
  • STAT-8970. Thesis (MSc.)
  • STAT-9980. Dissertation (Phd)

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