Waterloo's graduate studies application process is entirely electronic. Learn more about the graduate admissions process by visiting the sites below.

Application deadlines

Program Admit term(s) Application Deadline(s)
Master of Climate Change Fall February 1 
Climate Risk Management - GDip Fall; Winter; Spring

Fall - February 1

Winter - June 1

Spring - October 1

Academic requirements

Students must have completed a four‐year honours Bachelor degree (or equivalent) with an overall average of at least 75% or an overall average of at least 75% in the final 20 courses (or last 2 years).

Application materials

Program Supporting Documents
Master of Climate Change

Transcript(s)

3 references; normally from academic sources, but may be from professional sources

Supplementary Information Form

Résumé

English language proficiency scores (if applicable)

Climate Risk Management - GDip

Transcript(s)

2 references; professional or academic

Supplementary Information Form

Résumé

English language proficiency scores (if applicable)

 

You may be required to submit an English language proficiency (ELP) examination score. The alternative higher ELP scores are required for the Climate Change programs:

  • an overall internet-based TOEFL score of at least 100 (writing 26; speaking 26), or
  • an overall score of IELTS (academic) score of 7.5 (writing 7.0; speaking 7.0)

Tuition fees

Tuition fee schedules are detailed on the Tuition Fee Schedules section of the Student Financial Services website.

Refer to the Graduate Fee Schedules, and then the term in which you are interested.

For the Master of Climate Change:

  • for Domestic fees, refer to Master of Climate Change under the section titled: Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents – On Campus Professional Graduate Programs
  • for International fees, refer to Master of Climate Change under the section titled: International Students - On Campus Professional Graduate Programs

For the Graduate Diploma in Climate Risk Management:

  • for Domestic fees, refer to Climate Change Management GDip under the section titled: Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents – Online Professional Graduate Programs
  • for International fees, refer to Climate Change Management GDip under the section titled: International Students - Online Professional Graduate Programs

Questions?

Further inquiries can be directed to the Teresa Wilson, MCC Graduate Program Administrator.