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Applying and admissions

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The David R. School of Computer Science offers graduate programs leading to a Master of Mathematics (MMath) or PhD degree.  Depending on the program or department, the intake and submission deadlines vary. Discover Graduate Studies will provide you with deadlines, admissions requirements and program details. 

Application tip! You should begin applying at least two weeks before the application deadline to arrange your supporting documents and references.

Application Deadlines

Deadlines for MMath and PhD Only

Term OUAC Application deadline
Fall

December 15 

For those who applied to OUAC by the deadline of December 15, you have until December 29 to upload ALL supporting documentation into QUEST.

Winter

June 1  

For those who applied to OUAC by the deadline of June 1, you have until June 15 to upload ALL supporting documentation into QUEST.

Spring

October 1  

For those who applied to OUAC by the deadline of October 1, you have until October 15 to upload ALL supporting documentation into QUEST.

Deadline for MDSAI Only

Term Application deadline
Fall January 15

Deadline for MMath in DS

Term Application deadline
Fall December 15