Computational Mathematics, Master | University of Waterloo | Waterloo, Canada
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Computational Mathematics

24 months
15392 AUD/year
4508 AUD/year
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In the era of big data and ever-increasing computer power, Computational Mathematics methods are key drivers of progress and innovation in many areas of application. We offer a master degree in University of Waterloo at University of Waterloo. 


Solid skills in quantitative and computational modelling are now required for many of the most interesting and rewarding high-end jobs in banks, technology companies, industry and government. These skills are also crucial for progress in academic research in increasingly many fields.

University of Waterloo's Centre for Computational Mathematics offers undergraduate and masters degrees in Computational Mathematics that precisely teach those key quantitative and computational modelling skills.

What is Computational Mathematics?

  • Mathematical models and methods arise in a wide variety of fields, including business and finance, data science, engineering, science, machine learning, and medicine. 
  • The application of mathematics-inspired computational methods and models has revolutionized these fields and is one of the most significant achievements of the computer age and the data age.

Programme Structure

  • Computational Mathematics at the University of Waterloo is an innovative, multidisciplinary program whose focus lies in the intersection of mathematics, statistics and computer science. 
  • Students in the program are exposed to a range of theme areas within the discipline and learn an area of application. 
  • Graduates of the program will be able to deploy effectively a wide range of mathematical, statistical and computational techniques to solve large problems in science, industry, big data and commerce; to develop, enhance and maintain the relevant software tools; and to communicate results of complex methods and models to end-users.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An overall 78% average or its equivalent for undergraduate work.
  • A 4-year honours bachelor's degree or its equivalent with specialization in some area of the mathematical, statistical and computer sciences. Note: graduates of other quantitative and mathematically oriented programs are also encouraged to apply; this includes, but is not restricted to, graduates of commerce, economics, engineering, finance, and any of the physical sciences. The department graduate committee will determine the suitability of each student’s background for success in this program.
  • Three references, normally from academic sources
  • 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.

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810 - 1447 CAD /month
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