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UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO - [UW], WATERLOO, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1957Established Year
  35156Enrollment

Bachelor of Architecture [B.Arch]

 4 years
 full time
  English
 co op & on campus

Field of Study

$ 38,700 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The Bachelor of Architecture is a 4-year degree program at the University of Waterloo(UWaterloo).
  • The program in Architecture at the University of Waterloo received accreditation for a 6-year term by the Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) in 2017.
  • Architects are largely responsible for designing the buildings and spaces that enhance the quality and beauty of this world.
  • Recognized as one of the best in North America, Waterloo's School of Architecture provides the student with creative, international education.
  • The Bachelor of Architecture curriculum covers six key areas which are Design, History, Theory, Building Technology, Media and Methods, Professional Practice.
  • The School of Architecture at Waterloo is a leader in design education and research.
  • It offers a fully cooperative professional program and has been rated the greenest architecture curriculum in Canada.
  • It is also the only Canadian school of architecture to have a permanent international facility.
  • The student to faculty ratio in this program is 23:1 which makes it easy for students to interact with faculty.
  • The female to male ratio in this program is 47:53 which shows equality. 
  • The careers to follow after graduation are:
    • Art Director.
    • Technical Illustrator.
    • Architectural Historian/Journalist.
    • Building Contractor…, etc.
  • The average salary of the graduate after getting placed is 80,202 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 161,668 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 31)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
Program Urlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/find-out-more/programs/architecture

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed six Grade 12 U and/or M courses including
    • Advanced Functions
    • Calculus and Vectors
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • English (ENG4U)
  • A minimum final grade of 70% is required in all the above subjects mentioned during admission.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • First or Second Division standing in one of the following:
    • All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE.
    • Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE.
    • other pre-university certificate awarded after 12 years of academic studies.
  • Standard XII Mathematics, Standard XII Physics, Standard XII Chemistry, Standard XII English, and one other Standard XII course, a minimum final grade of 70% in each.
  • Overall 85% in the above 5 required courses.


Required Document List

Followings are the required documents to be submitted while entering this(chemical engineering) program:

  • Official Transcripts: Students need to submit their copy of their original transcripts. Official transcripts are printed on security paper with the University of Waterloo seal and signature of the Registrar.
  • Statement of Interest: Statement of interest is one of the few ways to describe that faculty have to understand the student's motivation, the seriousness of purpose, and their level of commitment to the discipline.
  • Reference Letter:  Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
  • CV/Resume:  Students should probably provide a resume, a copy of their transcripts, as well as a copy of their statement of interest, and other relevant application material.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 31


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fee$38700$38700$38700$38700
Others$1717$1717$1717$1717
Total fee$40417$40417$40417$40417

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 2,118

Ranking

QS World University 2019

Ranked #101/ 200

Architecture [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
A.B. McKie Memorial Scholarship $712 Yes N/A
University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship $710 Yes N/A
Accenture Award-University of Waterloo $2,000 Yes 15 Mar, 2020
Waterloo International Student Entrance Scholarship $7,496 Yes N/A
Arthur F. Church Mechanical Engineering Scholarships $10,000 Yes N/A
Brian Le Lievre Scholarship $1,779 Yes N/A
Sandford Fleming Foundation Award for Academic Excellence Variable Yes N/A
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance.
    • Proof of financial support.
    • Passport photos.
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
    • Visa to study or work in the country.
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

Work Study

  • The work-study program offers part-time, on-campus jobs for full-time students with financial need.
  • Work-study jobs pay minimum wage or higher. Students can earn up to $2000 per term including vacation pay and benefits, and work a maximum of 10 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

The careers to follow after graduation are:

  • Art Director.
  • Technical Illustrator.
  • Architectural Historian/Journalist.
  • Building Contractor.
  • Interior Designer.
  • Architectural Engineer.
  • Building Researcher.
  • Landscape Architect.

The average salary of the graduate after getting placed is 80,202 USD.


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