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master

Degree

Master of Science - Applied Computer Science and Society (Course-Based)

master

Degree

Master of Science - Applied Computer Science and Society (Course-Based)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $13,999 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PGWP

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    3 out of 4

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2023 2023-02-01
Winter-July 01-July-2022 2022-07-01

Overview

Master of Science - Applied Computer Science and Society

This new Master’s in Applied Computer Science and Society program is unique in North America. 

The program will foster critical reflection on how technology and society interact. It will offer a pragmatic and applied curriculum, addressing globalization and cultural issues alongside technical instruction. 

The new program will fulfill the largest growing occupational needs in government, industry and non-profit sectors. An internationally educated faculty engaged in innovative computing research will offer the program.

Students may switch from course-based to thesis-based program at any time during the program provided a thesis supervisor is willing to accept them. The department is not responsible for finding thesis supervisors. For the thesis track, the student must also have a supervisor selection prior to admission

This graduate program focuses on issues of technology and human/social aspects of computing in four core areas:

  • information representation
  • search and management
  • intelligent systems
  • systems development and social issues

The expected time to graduate is 2 years; the maximum time is 5 years.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$23,195

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,960
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,196
Tuition 1 person $13,999

Hourly wage

Min wage

11.95 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation and reference forms from individuals familiar with your academic work
  • English language proficiency
  • Visa and Passport
  • Other supporting documents: CV/resumé and proof of permanent residency.

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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listening
-
writing
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speaking
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reading

TOEFL

86
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
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writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

180
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listening
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Duolingo: A minimum score of 120.


Academic background and requirement

Students may be admitted if they hold an Honours or 4-year Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Computer Science, Computer Science and/or Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent and if they present a suitable selection of courses. Minimum Entry Requirement: Overall GPA of 3.0. 

Career opportunities

  • Application analyst.
  • Applications developer.
  • Cyber security analyst.
  • Data analyst.
  • Forensic computer analyst.
  • Game designer.
  • Games developer.
  • Machine learning engineer.

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