Future graduate students

Graduate studies

The Department of Systems Design Engineering grants the following graduate degrees.  See each program for the minimum G.P.A., course and milestone requirements.

The Department and Graduate Studies web sites provide information designed to help applicants determine their eligibility for admission.

Requests for pre-evaluation cannot be accommodated and will be redirected to formally apply online. Only complete applications will be reviewed and considered for admission.  

  1. Applicants should apply before the applicable application deadline in order to ensure all supporting documents can be uploaded and received at Waterloo by the deadline.
  2. Applicants are not required to secure a Supervisor(s) prior to applying for admission.  
  3. A valid Offer of Admission is one that is sent from the Graduate Studies Office to the student's UW QUEST account.  

Students officially admitted to SYDE should refer to the Powerpoint slides located under Current graduate students - left navigation.