Future graduate students

Your passion meets a community of collaborators

Choose between course-based master's programs taught by world-renowned experts or research-intensive master's and PhD programs that put you at the cutting edge of discovery. Many programs incorporate practical experience through research projects, fieldwork, practicums, and internships, and some have a co-op option.

Find your master's or PhD program →

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Meet current graduate students in the Faculty of Science

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Thursday, December 7, 2023

Amplifying diverse voices in STEM

STEM with Disabilities was inspired by the frustration of being a student with disabilities and the epiphany of the power that comes from community. Through sharing lived experiences, the visibility project connects scientists, engineers, technologists, and mathematicians with disabilities, offering diverse role models for postsecondary students.

Learn from world-renowned and award-winning researchers

Our faculty are focused on life-enhancing research with a global impact.

Read their stories

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Unlike other universities, researchers at Waterloo own what they invent. Our unique creator-owns intellectual property policy may be the most entrepreneurial IP policy in North America. 

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Ranked Canada's most innovative university for 29 years, Waterloo is a perfect blend of cross-disciplinary research and teaching.

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We offer unique specializations in Water, Quantum Information, Quantum Technology, Nanotechnology and Aeronautics that will prepare you to meet the needs of a global job market.

Have questions?

Our graduate coordinators can assist you with specific program and application-related questions. For general inquiries, email scigradr@uwaterloo.ca.