Cost information

Single Course Fee:

For professional development and to enhance your fire safety knowledge and career if you are NOT registered in a UW Graduate degree program 

Students who do not meet the admission requirements for, or are not formally enrolled in, a graduate program through the University of Waterloo may still take courses through the Fire Safety Graduate program. These students may either take individual fire safety courses, or may enrol in a four-course Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering Fire Safety Certificate.

Single course fee:

The fee is $ 2,500 + HST per student per course.
Included in the fee:

  • One (1) Fire Safety graduate level course
  • A letter indicating the course taken and mark obtained (if successfully completed)

Fire Safety Departmental Certificate fee:

The fee for the Fire Safety Departmental Certificate is $ 8,000 + HST per student.
Included in the fee:

  • Four (4)  Fire Safety graduate level courses
  • A certificate indicating the courses taken and marks obtained (if successfully completed)
  • First three courses are full fees, fourth course is discounted.

Students registered in a UW graduate program

Full-time students

It is recommended that two (2) to four (4) courses are taken per term.

Full-time fees*

Please see the University of Waterloo tuition fee schedules that reflect current fees.

These fees are published shortly before the start of each term. Please use the most recent fee schedule to estimate fees for future terms for both domestic and international students.


Part-time students

It is recommended that one or two courses are taken per term.

Part-time fees*

Please see the University of Waterloo tuition fee schedules that reflect current fees. 

These fees are published shortly before the start of each term. Please use the most recent fee schedule to estimate fees for future terms for both domestic and international students.