Steps to apply
Select the program and determine your eligibility
An honour degree or the equivalent of a canadian bachelor degree is generally a prerequisite for admission to graduate studies. Find the admission equivalencies for your previous college degree.
View the graduate programs offered by diploma type:
Please verify if you meet the specific requirements of the chosen program, including the language requirements prior to sending your application.
Verify the language requirements
Most courses at the University of Ottawa are given in English, French or both languages. Therefore, you must master one of the two official languages to be admitted. Verify the language requirements to the chosen program prior to sending your application:
Once you have identified the language tests required for admission to the selected program, refer to the table "Proof of language proficiency" to access online tests and the minimal marks required.
Tuition fees must be paid at the beginning of each term (session). They can be vary based on the status of the student and are different from program to program. Additionally, depending on the program, other fees may apply such as administrative fees, incidental fees, and ancillary fees.
For the tuitions fees applicable to the chosen program, visit the following page:
Several options are available to finance your education, find out more by visit the following section:
Find a thesis supervisor
Students admitted to a master's program with thesis or research paper, or to a doctoral program must choose a supervisor who will guide them throughout the writing of their thesis or dissertation.
Gather all required documents before sending your application
Deadlines for submitting an application
Check your application status
- We will acknowledge receipt of your application by email. Save this message, as it contains the username and password you’ll need to track your application in uoZone and find out if you need to submit any documents.
- Our decision will be sent by email. Students who receive an offer must accept it before the indicated deadline, by following the instructions provided.