University of Waterloo

Software Engineering

Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Computer Software Engineering
Description:The demand for software engineers has increased dramatically as computer systems have become so common in our everyday lives. Software engineering is a systematic and disciplined approach to developing software. Your courses will not only include a solid foundation in math, engineering, and computer science, but will also cover the software development process, project management, and technical documentation.

Waterloo's co-op program gives you an edge in the software industry after graduation. You'll graduate with 2 years of paid co-op work experience and earn money to finance your education. Most Software Engineering students work at leading software design firms even before they graduate. The program, which combines Waterloo's internationally-recognized strengths in Computer Science and Computer Engineering, is accredited by the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board and the Computer Science Accreditation Council, giving you access to careers in both areas.
URL:Software Engineering at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $26,100

This is an estimate.
Careers:1

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 

Recommended courses: Grade 11 U Introduction to Computer Science, Grade 12 U Computer Science.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 30, 2015

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