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Architects are largely responsible for designing the buildings and spaces that enhance the quality and beauty of our world. The School of Architecture is located in the city of Cambridge, about 30 minutes south of the main Waterloo campus. The location provides wonderful spaces for design studios, labs, and classrooms. About the program

• Co-op only
• Entry program (starts in first year, so you apply directly to this program on your application)
• Offered by the Faculty of Engineering

Admission requirements

• Ontario students: 6 Grade 12 U and/or M courses including
• English 4U (A minimum final grade of 75% is required)
• Advanced Functions (A minimum final grade of 75% is required)
• Calculus and Vectors (A minimum final grade of 75% is required)
• Physics (A minimum final grade of 75% is required)
• Recommended courses: Grade 11 or 12 M Art courses, independent art studies, creative and cultural studies such as visual arts and history
• Not studying in Ontario?
• Admission averages: Individual selection from the mid-80s
• An Admission Information Form is necessary

Fine Arts

In Fine Arts, you'll develop an understanding of art through painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, computer imaging, art history, and film studies. Choose Art History and Visual Culture, Film Studies and Visual Culture, or Studio Practice as your major.

About the program

• Regular and co-op
• Fine Arts is available as a co-op program through Honours Arts and Business (select Fine Arts as your major).
• Offered by the Faculty of Arts

Admission Requirements

• See Honours Arts or Honours Arts and Business admission requirements (Adapted from the University of Waterloo Website)

For gaining admission to the University of Waterloo, check the official website of the University of Waterloo and view your favourite Programs and ultimately check the Admission Requirements for each program.

For more information or to enroll, contact our office at 647-348-3530.


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