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.
|Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
|Faculty of Engineering
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)
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.
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?
- Use the student budget calculator to estimate your cost and resources
- Visit the graduate program tuition page on the Finance website to determine the tuition and incidental fees per term for your program
- Review the study and living costs
- Review the funding graduate school resources for graduate students
What can you expect at Waterloo?
- Review the degree requirements in the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar, including the courses that you can anticipate taking as part of completing the degree
- Check out profiles of current graduate students to learn about their experience at Waterloo
- Check out the Waterloo campus and city tours
This program is offered part-time and in-person only. Students take one course per term, and it takes two or more years to complete
- Review the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business website to see information specific to your program of interest