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How To Apply

The following steps will assist you through the application process to graduate studies in Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

(1) Choose from course-work and research programs:

  • Master of Engineering (course-work, no supervisor required, self-funded)
  • Master of Applied Science (research, supervisor required)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (research, supervisor required)

(2) Review admission requirements

(3) Apply online

(4) Upload your documents

(5) ​Monitor your status

NOTE: For research-based programs, you can apply without a supervisor.  A supervisor is required to be accepted into our research based program.

Canadian citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply for part-time and full-time studies. Part-time arrangements are negotiated between a student and their prospective supervisor.

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Important Information

(1) Only one application is required for either our MASc or MEng program.  Alternative consideration is automatically made, but may be restricted due to enrolment numbers.

(2) For MASc & PhD programs, you may apply without a supervisor.  A supervisor is only necessary to be accepted. To contact a faculty member to serve as your potential supervisor, use our official contact form.