Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering - PhD (Nanotechnology) at Waterloo

At a glance:

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 $470.90 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • International students, full-time: $6,972.00 tuition and $682.90 incidental fees per term (as of fall 2019)
  • Study and living costs

Application deadlines

  • February 1, 2020 (for admission in September 2020)
  • June 1, 2020 (for admission in January 2021)
  • October 1, 2020 (for admission in May 2021)