MScAC On Campus

Applied Computing

University of Toronto

16 months
38580 CAD/year
11220 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Toronto’s Master of Science in Applied Computing (MScAC) Program is  committed to educating the next generation of world-class innovators.


About this Degree

With concentrations in Computer Science, Data Science, Applied Mathematics and Quantum  Computing, our program will provide students with  a truly unparalleled academic experience. Not only will students learn from world-class faculty about the latest developments in cutting edge technologies, they also have the  opportunity to apply that knowledge through a practical  applied-research internship at one of our partner companies.

The Applied Computing MScAC program at the University of Toronto is offered as a general Computer Science program (i.e., no concentration) or as a concentration in Applied Mathematics, Data Science, or Quantum Computing.

Programme Structure

  • 1.0 FCE in required courses: technical communications (CSC2701H) and technical entrepreneurship (CSC2702H).
  • An eight-month industrial internship, CSC2703H (3.5 FCEs). The internship is coordinated by the department and evaluated on a pass/fail basis.
  • There is no thesis requirement.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 16 months

Start dates & application deadlines


3 alternative credits

3.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs)


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies. Applicants must also satisfy the Department of Computer Science's additional admission requirements stated below.
  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university in computer science or a related discipline.
  • A standing equivalent to at least B+ in the final year of undergraduate studies.
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who have graduated from a university where the primary language of instruction is not English must submit results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Three letters of support from faculty and/or employers.
  • A statement of purpose explaining the applicant's interest in computer science and objectives for the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38580 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 38580 CAD per year during 16 months.
  • National

    11220 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11220 CAD per year during 16 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 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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