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Graduate admission requirements

All students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in Pharmacy at the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy must secure the support of a research supervisor if they are to be admitted into our program. Admission is competitive.  With that, while it is not a requirement, prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review our research supervisor profiles and contact the individual with whom they wish to work, to see if that supervisor has the research funding and resources, as well as the interest, to consider for admission to their research group. 

Process and requirements

For details on the application process, please visit the Discover Graduate Studies Application process web page

Details about admission to our graduate programs in Pharmacy can be found on the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar. Access the Pharmacy program information using the links below:

Information for international students

To study in Canada, international students (i.e. that are not Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents to Canada) are required to have a study permit.  For more information, see the International Student Experience web page.

In addition to the general admission requirements, international students must have a minimum level of English Language proficiency to be considered for admission to graduate studies at the University of Waterloo. Information about this requirement and any exemptions can also be found on the Graduate Studies Academic Calendar and Discover Graduate Studies web sites: