Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

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Combinatorics & Optimization

Graduate Studies at University of Waterloo

Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Applied Mathematics, Other
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $10,000

This cost estimate represents the tuition for the first year.


The C&O department has 30 faculty members and 60 graduate students. We are intensely research oriented and hold a strong international reputation in each of our six major areas: algebraic combinatorics,
combinatorial optimization, continuous optimization, cryptography, graph theory, and quantum computing.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    A four-year Honours Bachelor degree or its equivalent in mathematics or in a closely related field with a 78% overall average or its equivalent for undergraduate work. Applicants from foreign countries must normally take the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) General Test and Subject Tests.
    Application Notes : Application materials:
  • Supplementary information form
  • Transcript(s)
  • References
  • Number of references: 3. Type of references: normally from academic sources.
  • English language proficiency (ELP) (if applicable)
  • * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 30, 2022