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Applied Computing

Wilfrid Laurier University

10 months
24076 CAD/year
8930 CAD/year
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Wilfrid Laurier University's Master of Applied Computing (MAC) will give you an advanced computing degree where you gain theoretical and practical knowledge of mobile computing, enterprise computing, data mining and machine learning.

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The Master of Applied Computing program at Wilfrid Laurier University will make you stand out in the job market and proves to employers that you have advanced technical knowledge and can use that knowledge to create technological solutions.

All students in the MAC program must take Practical Algorithm Design. In this course, you gain an essential background to be able to move towards an area of specialization through additional coursework. These specialized course topics include mobile computing, data science and enterprise computing.


After the program is complete, graduates would work as a:

  • data scientist
  • big data architect
  • mobile app developer
  • senior web developer
  • software developer
  • software project manager

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Parallel Programming 
  • Cyber Attack and Defense
  • Practical Algorithm Design
  • Android Application Programming
  • Machine Learning
  • Seminar in Technology Entrepreneurship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 10 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • April 30 - Application deadline September intake (international applicants)
  • May 30 - Application deadline September intake (domestic applicants)


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours degree in Computer Science or a closely related area that includes courses in data structure, object-oriented language programming, and software engineering.
  • A final year average of at least B+ is usually required, along with a cumulative average of at least B+ in all computer science courses.
  • Applications are reviewed by the graduate program committee, which considers all prior university grades, a statement of your research interests, a writing sample and letters of reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24076 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12038 CAD per semester during 10 months.
  • National

    8930 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4465 CAD per semester during 10 months.

Tuition per term

Living costs for Brantford

1200 - 1900 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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