Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering - PhD (Nanotechnology) at Waterloo

At a glance:

Application deadlines

  • February 1 (for admission in September)
  • June 1 (for admission in January of the folowing year)
  • October 1 (for admission in May of the following year)

Note: Completed applications, including all supporting documentation must be submitted on or before the posted application deadline. If you will not be able to meet the posted deadline, please considering applying to a later term.

Study options

  • Thesis

Minimum admission requirements

  • A thesis-based Master's degree from a university of recognized standing with a minimum 80% standing with demonstrated research capabilities.
  • In order to be admitted to PhD candidacy, applicants must have demonstrated research capabilities. For this reason, should graduates with a Master's degree obtained without producing a research thesis desire to enter the PhD program, they must satisfy the Department that they are able to carry out independent research.
  • Three references, at least two academic
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 80 (writing 22, speaking 20, reading 20, listening 18) IELTS 6.5 (writing 6.0, speaking 6.0)

Approximate tuition, fees, and living costs

  • Canadian and permanent resident students, full-time: $2,254.00 tuition and $491.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
  • International students, full-time: $7,182.00 tuition and $703.01 incidental fees per term (as of January 2021)
  • Study and living costs