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Apply to the Master of Economic Development and Innovation

Application Deadline

The application deadline for the Spring term (August Residency) is February 1st  of each year. The MEDI program will consider late applications up to April 1stof each year, for the Spring term (August Residency). 

Applicants who apply by February 1st have the opportunity to apply for a financial need award in their first year.

Application Process

Waterloo's graduate studies application process is entirely electronic. We do not require paper documents to be mailed to us at the time of the application. Refer to the short video below and application process website for more details. 

Admission Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Four-year Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Business, Commerce, Economics, Geography, Planning or a related field, with at least a 75% standing or other Honours Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent).

Application materials

English language proficiency (ELP)

To determine if you are exempt from submitting an English language proficiency (ELP) examination score, please visit the English language proficiency page.

Internet-based 
TOEFL (iBT)
IELTS 
(Academic)
MELAB CAEL PTE 
(Academic)
EFAS
100; 
writing 26;
speaking 26;
7.5;
writing 7.0;
speaking 7.0
90; 
80 per section;
speaking 3
 70; 
60 per band;
70 writing;
70 speaking
68; 
writing 65;
speaking 65
80%
overall in level 400 with at least 75% in writing, oral and academic skills

Note: If there is a discrepancy between this site and the Graduate Studies Calendar, please refer to the latter for the most accurate information.

 

Contact our team

Dragana Kostic

​grad.seed@uwaterloo.ca

Graduate Program

Administrator 

519-888-4567 x38189

Location: EV3 4213