Computational Mathematics - MMath (Co-op) at Waterloo

Program information

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

Fall (September – December)

Application and document submission deadline(s)

January 15 (for admission in September)

Delivery mode On-campus
Program type Co-operative, Master's, Research
Length of program 20 months (full-time)
Registration option(s) Full-time
Study option(s) Master's Research Paper, Coursework
Note: Applications are not currently being accepted for the coursework study option.

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What does it take to get in?

Minimum admission requirements

  • An overall 78% average or its equivalent for undergraduate work.
  • A 4-year honours bachelor's degree or its equivalent with specialization in some area of the mathematical, statistical and computer sciences.
  • Note: graduates of other quantitative and mathematically oriented programs are also encouraged to apply; this includes, but is not restricted to, graduates of commerce, economics, engineering, finance, and any of the physical sciences. The department graduate committee will determine the suitability of each student's background for success in this program.


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?

What can you expect at Waterloo?

    This program page is effective Winter 2024; it will be updated annually.  Any changes to the program page following this date will be indicated with a notation. 

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