University of Waterloo - Master's Degree

The University of Waterloo is a public university located in Waterloo, Ontario. The university offers bachelor's and master's degree programs and consists of six faculties which are Applied Health Sciences, Arts, Engineering, Mathematics, Environment, and Sciences.

  • Average Tuition CAD 24,000
  • Acceptance Rate 53%
  • Students 8,785
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

The University of Waterloo was established in 1957, by a group of business leaders. With its main campus in the Waterloo region, the university has a total of four campuses and education centres in North America, Europe and Asia.

The University of Waterloo has over 30,000 students. The main campus in Waterloo cover over 1000 acres and is home to over 100 buildings. The university has received much recognition over the years, and it has been named the most innovative university in Canada for 25 years straight by Maclean's.

Master Programs

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    Accountancy

    CAD 20,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Anthropology

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

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    Architecture

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Biology

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Business

    CAD 26,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Chemical Engineering

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

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    Chemistry

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

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    City Planning

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of City Planning. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the planning, analysis, and architecture of the development and improvement of urban areas and surrounding regions; community and commercial development; applicable laws and regulations; and professional responsibilities and managerial duties.

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    Civil Engineering

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Classics

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Classics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of literature, history, philosophy, languages, and archaeology of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.

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    Computer Engineering

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

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    Computer Science

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Economics

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

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    Electrical Engineering

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    English

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

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    Environmental Studies

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Fine Arts

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    French

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that develop students' French conversation, reading, and compositional skills.

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    History

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

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    Mathematics

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

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    Mechanical Engineering

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

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    Pharmacy

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Philosophy

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

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    Physical Education

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program equips students with the knowledge of exercise and physical activities that promote physical fitness. The program combines coursework that includes professional education and physical education, offering courses that focus on the study of kinesiology; exercise psychology; and motor skills development.

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    Physics

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Political Science

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

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    Psychology

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    Public Health

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Public Health. The program offers courses that focus on the study of public health biology and management, behavioral sciences, biostatistics, epidemiology, environmental science, and communications and informatics.

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    Social Work

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    Sociology

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

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    Statistics

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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    Systems Engineering

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Systems Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of total systems solutions to a variety of engineering problems.

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    Taxation

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Taxation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tax law and regulations; tax record systems; individual and corporate income taxation; tax planning; partnerships and fiduciary relationships; estates and trusts; property depreciation; capital gains and losses; dispositions; and transfers, liquidity, and valuation.

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    Theology

    CAD 13,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Theology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of anthropology, philosophy and history in relation to God, nature and religion.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 251
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 163
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 150
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 187
  • Maclean's (CA)
    Maclean's (CA) 3

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.33

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    Established in 1957

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    The University of Waterloo was ranked number one in Canada for computer science and engineering, according to the US News and World Report, 2017.

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          • Testimony
            2008-2013, Gaining Value Work Experiences

            Waterloo University has an amazing co-op program. Waterloo University gave me the opportunity to work in various tech companies, such as Qualcomm and Amazon, which helped me gain valuable working experiences and knowledges. In additional, having the chance to work at these companies helped me gain connections to important people, and opportunity to find my dream job after graduation.

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            1999-2001, University of Waterloo Education keeps your options widely open

            I am proud to have graduated from U. of Waterloo. What I enjoyed most? the encouraging professors and staff, the learning-by-doing approach, and the great people I met on campus 10 years ago and still enjoy their friendship...

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            1999-2005, Ph. D.

            This is my birth place where I opened my eyes on research and technology. I am indeed indebted to this great school for opportunities of research and teaching as well as leading a research in the state of the art. All these aspects constitute the knowledge I grasped from this wonderful school.