We seek to address society’s need for better methods of developing information systems and dependable, safe, secure, high-quality software systems. At the McMaster University we offer a master degree in Computing and Software.
This program is intended for those interested in a career as a practicing professional in Computing and Software related fields. Students must 1) successfully complete six half (one-term) graduate courses, and 2) complete an independent project demonstrating the ability to carry out independent studies and reach a satisfactory conclusion in an area of Computing and Software.
Areas of Research
- Combinatorial computing and optimization
- Complexity, design and analysis of algorithms
- Computer vision
- Computational geometry
- Control systems
- Discrete event systems, discrete geometry
- Formal methods
- Mathematical programming
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- Computer Systems
- Health Informatics and Bioinformatics
- Scientific Computing and Optimization
- Security, Privacy, and Data Analytics
- Software Quality
- Theory and Methodologies of Computation
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesComputer Sciences Software Engineering View 88 other Masters in Computer Sciences in Canada
- Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
- B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
- Each program may set additional/higher requirements
- Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s
- Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
- The admission decision is not subject to appeal
- Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases
International11396 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5698 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National4204 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2102 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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