University of Waterloo
City: Waterloo
Website: www.uwaterloo.ca
Approximate semester dates:

Fall Term: September - December
Winter Term: January - April

Language of instruction: English
Full time load equivalent:

Undergraduate: 2.5 credits per semester (5 courses)

Postgraduate: 1.5 credits per semester (3 courses)

Fields of Study Available:

This is not an exclusive list of the Disciplines available.
Disciplines listed here can provide a full-time load of study.  
All other available courses can be found in the course catalogue.

Humantities & Social Sciences:

Anthropology
Classical Studies
Drama
Economics
English
Art (Drawing & Painting)
French
German
History
Italian
Jewish Studies
Music
Religious Studies
Russian
Sexuality, Marriage & Family Studies
 
Spanish
Women’s Studies

Science & Health Sciences:

Human Nutrition
Kinesiology
Recreation & Leisure Studies
Health Studies
Mathematical Sciences
Environment & Resource Studies
Geography & Environmental Management
Computer Science
Applied Mathematics
Statistics
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Physics

Technologies:

Architecture
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Planning
Mechanical Engineering
Nanotechnology Engineering
Systems Design Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Programs

Undergraduate Course Catalogue

Undergraduate schedule of classes

Undergraduate course descriptions

Graduate Course Information

Graduate schedule of classes

 

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

Business courses are unavailable.

For the full list of course restrictions, see here

Approximate living expenses

CAN $6,000 per semester
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Mandatory health insurance: UHIP $252, FEDS/GSA Health & Dental $150 (2015)

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Insurance Insurance: All students going on exchange to the University of Waterloo are required to purchase their compulsory health insurance. More information regarding Waterloo's University Health Insurance Plan can be found here.
More information:

Calendar Dates

Fact Sheet

 

Architecture: The School of Architecture is located in the city of Cambridge, about an hour's drive from Waterloo. Postgraduate and undergraduate Architecture students considered. Undergraduate Architecture students: Waterloo's third year winter term (UQ's semester 1) will be the best fit for your program

 

Accommodation: Please note that the availability of housing options does differ between terms. Details regarding housing options are available here

 

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Fun Facts:
- Waterloo has the largest faculty of engineering in Canada and the largest actuarial science program in North America
- Among all canadian universities waterloo has achieved most innovative university 20 years in a row
- Kitchener (near the University of Waterloo) is home to the world's 2nd largest Oktoberfest celebration, after the original Octoberfest in Munich

 

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