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

Waterloo, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1957Established Year
  35156Enrollment

Master (Taxation)

 20 months
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 7,084 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • Master in Taxation at the University of Waterloo offers as a 20-months (4 sessions) program.
  • This program offered on a full-time or part-time basis also.
  • This program is an innovative graduate program, that reaches across the learning spectrum connecting skills and knowledge from each course.
  • Graduates attain broad-based competencies in tax subject areas that include policy, research, statutory interpretation, estate planning, business structuring, and risk management.
  • It is designed to develop distinctive strengths and qualities second-to-none in the field of tax education.
  • The students to faculty ration for this program are 24:1.
  • The average salary after the MA Economics degree is 62,223 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration20 months
Fees$ 15,448 for 20 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
ExamsGMAT
Program Urlhttps://uwaterloo.ca/graduate-studies-postdoctoral-affairs/future-students/programs/taxation-mtax...

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have completed a minimum of 4 years Honours Bachelors degree or equivalent with an overall standing of 75% or more.
  • Students must have a strong preparation in accounting and in the mathematical tools needed to be successful in this program.
  • Applicants have 8 years of Canadian tax-related work experience.
  • A one-page statement detailing the student’s interest in the Master of Taxation program.
  • GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 [B Grade].

Indian Students Eligibility:

  • Students need to complete a 4 year UG degree in Accounting, Financial Economics, Human Resource Management, Public Policy, Econometrics from a recognized university or institute.

A GRE score is not required but is recommended for all international students applying to the program.


Required Document List

Followings are the required documents:

  • 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.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

550 / 800

Avg. Score in

GMAT


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearsYear 1Year 2
Tuition fee$7084$7084
Others$640$640
Total fee$7724$7724

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 7,200
Food$ 2,115

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #101/ 300

Accounting [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Waterloo Women in Mathematics Graduate Scholarship $2,262 Yes N/A
QNX Graduate Scholarship $10,434 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Waterloo Graduate Scholarship $719 Yes N/A
University of Waterloo Merit Scholarship $710 Yes N/A
UWaterloo Graduate Entrance Scholarship $3,500 Yes N/A
Robbert Hartog Graduate Scholarship $3,775 Yes N/A
Hira and Kamal Ahuja Award in Engineering $6,000 Yes 01 Oct, 2020
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
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VISA & Work Study

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:
    • official Letter of Acceptance from the University of Waterloo.
    • Financial Evidence. 
    • Photos meeting Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) specifications.
    • Proof of medical examination
    • Police certificate
    • Biometrics 
    • Country-specific documents
    • Documents requested by the visa office based on individual circumstances

Work Study



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