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Computer Science

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

M.Sc.
24 months
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18790 CAD/year
7579 CAD/year
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The Master of Science (MSc) in Computer Science at University of Ontario Institute of Technology is a broad-based program that covers concepts from engineering, science and business with the aim of producing high-quality software professionals.

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Overview

The aim of the Computer Science program from University of Ontario Institute of Technology is to produce a new breed of computer science graduates that have a broad background in information technology along with project management and people skills. Graduates of this program will not only have strong technical expertise in their particular field, but will also have the ability to work effectively in interdisciplinary teams and be able to tackle problems that require both technical and non-technical solutions.

The MSc program differs from most existing computer science programs as it concentrates on both applied research and the development of professional skills. The intention is that most of the graduates from this program will build careers in industrial research and software development. The program focuses on the skills required for successful careers in industry, reflecting the university's goals to be market-oriented and to provide high-quality professional education.

The MSc program provides students with the opportunity to work in teams and develop leadership skills. Students are also given ample opportunity to develop their written and oral communication skills. MSc students are strongly encouraged to present their research results at scientific conferences.

Fields

  • Digital Media

Use of computer technology in the implementation of various forms of media including audio, graphics, computer animation, visual analytics, computer games and computer vision.

  • Information Science

Distribution and management of information including database systems, machine learning, services computing, intelligent systems and health informatics.

  • Networks and IT Security

Design, implementation and management of computer networks, as well as security issues such as cryptography, malware analysis and secure communications.

  • Software Design

Process of designing and implementing software systems, including software engineering, distributed computing, programming languages and software architecture. 

Programme Structure

Research areas:
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer vision
  • Data science
  • Distributed computing
  • Health informatics
  • Information visualization
  • Network design
  • Network security
  • Robotics
  • Serious games
  • Software engineering
  • Ubiquitous computing
  • Virtual reality

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.
3 (required)
3 (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).
6.5 (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.
83 (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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a four-year honours degree or its equivalent from a recognized institution in the same area of graduate study or a closely related subject.
  • Overall academic standing of at least a B average (GPA: 3.0 on a 4.3 scale or 73 to 76 per cent), with a minimum B average in the last two full-time years (four semesters) of undergraduate work or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18790 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18790 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7579 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7579 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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