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Computer Science

University of Victoria

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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5074 CAD/year
4022 CAD/year
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About

A graduate degree in Computer Science at University of Victoria, British Columbia will give a competitive edge to your career skills. 

Overview

These technical and problem-solving skills will help you push the boundaries of computing.

Our department of Computer Science is recognized as one of the best in Canada. Our faculty has made a vital impact with research in crucial areas, such as data visualization, machine learning, security, privacy and embedded systems. The Computer Science is offered at University of Victoria, British Columbia.

Areas of focus

  • Algorithm design and complexity
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Cloud computing
  • Computational biology and bioinformatics
  • Computer music
  • Computer vision
  • Databases and data mining
  • Graphics
  • HCI and visualization
  • Machine learning
  • Parallel, networked and distributed computing
  • Security and privacy
  • Software engineering
  • Theory of computing

Programme Structure

  • In our MSc program, you’ll learn and use expert research methods. You’ll work under faculty supervision on a thesis or project of your choice. You’ll study a range of courses to broaden your knowledge of computer science. 
  • You’ll graduate with a well-rounded skill set that will give you a competitive edge in your career of choice, as well as a foundation for further advanced studies.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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
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Credits

15 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.
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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.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
90
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
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants to a Master's program should have a Major or Honours undergraduate degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering/Software Engineering (or equivalent) or a Major or Honours degree in Mathematics with an emphasis on Computer Science. A minimum of B+ (6.0/9.0) is required for courses taken in the last two years. 
  • A student who does not have one of these degrees may be admitted to the program but normally will be required to complete additional makeup courses. In doing so, the student must obtain a grade of at least B (5.0/9.0) in each makeup course, and an average B+ (6.0/9.0) overall in the makeup courses. 
  • Mature students are advised to consult the Faculty regulations regarding admittance. Final decisions on admissions are made by potential supervisors.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5074 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5074 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4022 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4022 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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