Computer Science, M.Sc. | University of Regina | Regina, Canada
12 months
9322 CAD/year
6756 CAD/year
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The Department of Computer Science at the University of Regina offers programs of study involving interdepartmental, multi-institutional and inter-institutional collaboration that has attracted faculty members and graduate students from all over the world. Students may pursue full-time or part-time graduate study leading towards the MSc and PhD degrees.


Why to study

The MSc and PhD degrees in Computer Science at the University of Regina focus on four main areas of research: artificial intelligence; databases and information retrieval; graphics, image and audio processing; multimedia, and software engineering. Specifically, active research topics conducted by faculty members include, but are not limited to:

  • Data mining, knowledge discovery and machine learning, Bayesian networks, rough set theory, uncertainty management, quantitative and temporal reasoning
  • Graphical modeling and rendering algorithms, animation, image and signal processing, facial recognition, computational music and audio, information visualization, human computer interaction
  • Information retrieval, cognitive informatics, Web intelligence and service, electronic commerce, database theory, and information theory and its applications in communications
  • Language-based software security, data security, agent-oriented software engineering, software reuse, formal methods, and distance education
  • Algorithm design and analysis, theory of computing, computational geometry, graph theory

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Analysis and Design of Parallel Algorithms
  • Computer Graphics
  • Interactive Hardware and Embedded Computing
  • Advanced Animation Software Design
  • Interactive Entertainment Software
  • Theory of Computing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree for entrance to a master’s program
  • International applicants should consult the website regarding acceptable standards for admission, and are encouraged to submit the results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), especially the score for the subject test in the discipline being sought. English Proficiency Tests
  • A completed on-line Application Form
  • Transcripts
  • Reference Forms
  • A Resume and Personal Statement of Interest outlining one’s purpose in applying to graduate studies.
  • Fee: A non-refundable fee of $100 (Cdn funds) for ALL domestic and international applicants (subject to change) is to be paid on-line with the on-line application.
  • Test Scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9322 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4661 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6756 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3378 CAD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Regina

1270 - 1840 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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