Pure Mathematics, Master | University of Waterloo | Waterloo, Canada
24 months
15392 AUD/year
4508 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department from University of Waterloo offers exciting and challenging programs leading to MMath and PhD degrees, including a Pure Mathematics degree. 


 A broad range of courses are offered, covering the spectrum of pure mathematics. As well, students are welcome to take relevant courses in other departments in the University.

Career prospects

  • Each Pure Mathematics program at University of Waterloo is tailored to the needs and interests of the individual students. Many of our graduates become university mathematics professors. Some study advanced mathematics as a foundation for more applied studies. 
  • Other common careers for our graduates are in the computer industry, teaching at the high school or college level, or in business, particularly the financial industry. There is no shortage of intellectually rewarding jobs for Pure Mathematics graduates.

Programme Structure

Research interests:

  • With over 80 faculty, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students in the department, there is a huge level of research activity covering a wide range of topics in pure mathematics. Our web site also contains information on current research interests. 
  • Additional information can be found on individual faculty members' web sites. There are regular departmental seminars in analysis, geometry and topology, number theory, algebra, logic and universal algebra, as well as a colloquia series in which we invite highly regarded mathematicians to speak about their work to a general mathematical audience. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Mathematics with at least a 78% standing.
  • Three references, at least two academic
  • Proof of English language proficiency, if applicable. TOEFL 90 (writing 25, speaking 25), IELTS 7.0 (writing 6.5, speaking 6.5)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15392 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7696 AUD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    4508 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2254 AUD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Waterloo

810 - 1447 CAD /month
Living costs

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