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Business and Entrepreneurship - GDip at Waterloo

Program information

The Graduate Diploma (GDip) in Business and Entrepreneurship is offered to ambitious students who want to enhance their degree on a part-time only basis with the practical business skills needed to attract potential employers in the fields of business and entrepreneurship. 

Department/School Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
Faculty Faculty of Engineering
Admit term(s)

Fall (September – December)

Winter (January – April)

Spring (May – August)

Application and document submission deadline(s)

February 1 (for admission in May)

June 1 (for admission in September)

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

Delivery mode On-campus 
Program type Diploma
Registration option(s) Part-time
Study option(s) Coursework

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What does it take to get in?

Minimum admission requirements

  • A four year undergraduate Honours degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • In the case of a three year undergraduate degree or equivalent from a recognized university, a minimum of four years of industry experience may be considered for admission into the program.
  • A minimum average of 75% in the last two years of study.

Application materials

  • Resume
  • Transcript(s)

  • 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?

What can you expect at Waterloo?

    This program page is effective September 2023; it will be updated annually.  Any changes to the program page following this date will be indicated with a notation. 

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