Combinatorics and Optimization - MMath (Quantum Information) at Waterloo

Program information

Department/School Combinatorics and Optimization
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)

July 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, Master's, Research
Length of program 24 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

  • A four-year Honours Bachelor degree or its equivalent in mathematics or in a closely related field with a 78% overall average or its equivalent for undergraduate work.
  • Applicants educated outside of Canada, including those from the United States, are recommended to submit scores from the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) subject test in mathematics. Neither the GRE general test nor the GRE subject test is required.

Supervisors

Application materials

  • 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
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  • 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 December 2022 and effective winter 2023. This page will be updated annually.  Any changes to the program page following this date will be indicated with a notation. 

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