University of Waterloo

Faculty of Engineering
Graduate Studies

Graduate studies in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo

As Canada’s largest engineering school, Waterloo Engineering is home to an active and growing graduate student community of more than 2,132 motivated, curious and passionate problem solvers who are changing the world we live in. 

Ranked #1 Top Comprehensive Research University in Canada for the past 15 years
Ranked #1 Top Innovative University in Canada
Ranked #1 in Canada for Entrepreneurs

At Waterloo, your ideas remain your intellectual property
Our policy on intellectual property gives students complete ownership of their ideas and technologies invented on campus. That puts you in control to patent or license your innovation, commercialize it or start your own company.

Find your program
Our master’s and PhD graduate programs and multiple research areas invite exceptional people like you to advance solutions for real-world problems. If unanswered questions motivate you and collaboration inspires you, Waterloo Engineering offers you the ideal path forward with professional and research graduate programs in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Management Science and Engineering, Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Systems Design Engineering, the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business and the School of Architecture

Excellence in Research
22 Canadian Research Chairs
1 Canada 150 Research Chair
1 Canada Excellence Research Chair
5 Industrial Research Chairs
5 Endowed Chairs
16 University Research chairs

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