Applied Mathematics - PhD (Quantum Information) at Waterloo

Program information

Department/School Applied Mathematics
Faculty Faculty of Mathematics
Admit term(s)

Fall (September – December)

Winter (January – April)

Spring (May – August)

Application and document submission deadline(s)

January 15 (for admission in September)

June 1 (for admission in January of the following year)

October 1 (for admission in May of the following year)

Delivery mode On-campus
Program type Collaborative, Doctoral, Research
Length of program 48 months (full-time)
Registration option(s) Full-time, Part-time
Study option(s) Thesis

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What does it take to get in?

Minimum admission requirements

  • Minimum grade point average: 78% or its equivalent.
  • It is absolutely essential that the application for admission into the program contain evidence of potential for performing original research. This should be provided by successful completion of a Master's thesis in a mathematics-related discipline.
  • In some circumstances a student enrolled in the MMath program may transfer to the PhD program without completing their MMath program.

Supervisors

Application materials

  • Resume

  • Supplementary information form (SIF)
    • The SIF contains questions specific to your program, typically about why you want to enrol and your experience in that field. Review the application documents web page for more information about this requirement
    • If a statement or letter is required by your program, review the writing your personal statement resources for helpful tips and tricks on completion
  • Transcript(s)

  • References
    • Three references are required, normally from academic sources
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable
    • TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

How much will it cost?

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    Updated November 2022. This program page is effective September 2022; it will be updated annually.  Any changes to the program page following this date will be indicated with a notation. 

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