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Computer Science

Queen's University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
12927 CAD/year
5773 CAD/year
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About

Computer Science at Queen's University explores the science and the principles that underlie all of computing. It provides broad training with the opportunity to focus on specific areas such as artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, computing theory, and programming languages

Overview

From software developer to systems analyst, information architect to database administrator, graduates are well-prepared for any number of careers in the technology industry and beyond.

The Computer Science Specialization is now identical to the Computing Major from Queen's University with the exception of a 30-unit breadth requirement. This Specialization, along with Software Design, is accredited by Canada's Association of IT Professionals (CIPS).

If you are interested in completing this Specialization you must complete:

  • the requirements of one of the Major options:
  • Fundamental Computation
  • Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Game Development
  • Biomedical Computation
  • and 30 units in disciplines other than Computing (CISC/COGS/COCA), Mathematics/Statistics (MATH/STAT), or Engineering (APSC/ELEC) with at least 9.0 credits in the humanities, languages or social sciences (see calendar for complete list).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential and Integral Calculus
  • Discrete Mathematics for Computing Science
  • Logic for Computing Science
  • Computer Architecture
  • Software Specifications
  • Information Structures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class (required)
Upper Second Class (recommended)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
88 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
65 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A complete application must include official, up-to-date transcripts for all current and previous study the applicant has listed in the Academic Background section of the application.
  • Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by an English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript.
  • For applicants to research programs, two current academic recommendations are required from professors under whom the applicant has recently studied. 
  • Two Professional letters of recommendation can be submitted in support of applications to professional graduate programs. 
  • Proficiency in English is a prerequisite for admission

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12927 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12927 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    5773 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5773 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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