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Degree Offered


The University of Waterloo offers the following undergraduate degrees:

Bachelor of Applied Science                    BASc
Bachelor of Architecture                       BArch
Bachelor of Arts                               BA
Bachelor of Environmental Studies              BES
Bachelor of Independent Studies                BIS
Bachelor of Mathematics                        BMath
Bachelor of Science                            BSc
Doctor of Optometry                            OD

Further information concerning these degrees and their related programs is available in the Faculty sections of this Calendar.

The University of Waterloo offers the following graduate degrees:

Master of Accounting                           MAcc
Master of Applied Environmental Studies        MAES
Master of Applied Science                      MASc
Master of Arts                                 MA
Master of Environmental Studies                MES
Master of Fine Arts                            MFA
Master of Mathematics                          MMath
Master of Science                              MSc
Master of Philosophy                           MPhil
Doctor of Philosophy                           PhD

Further information concerning these degrees and their related programs is available in the Graduate Calendar.

Honorary Degrees

The following honorary degrees are conferred by the Senate of the University:

Doctor of Divinity                             DD
Doctor of Engineering                          DEng
Doctor of Environmental Studies                DES
Doctor of Laws                                 LLD
Doctor of Letters                              DLitt
Doctor of Mathematics                          DMath
Doctor of Science                              DSc

Convocation/Application for Degree

All undergraduate students who expect to receive degrees or diplomas at either the Spring or Fall Convocations must complete an "Intention to Graduate" form obtainable from the Registrar's Office or faculty offices. The deadlines for these forms are March 1 for Spring Convocation and August 1 for Fall Convocation. Students who apply for their degree at a specific convocation but do not qualify must subsequently submit another "Intention to Graduate" form.

It should be noted that the name printed on the degree diploma will be that which is indicated on the "Intention to Graduate" form. Graduands who are unable to attend convocation will have their diplomas mailed to them by the Registrar's Office.

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