MSc in Computer Science atBrock University , St. CatharinesFaculty of Mathematics and Science


16 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Computer Science is a research based MSc that consists of one year of course work. This is followed by the preparation of a thesis or project to obtain advanced knowledge in computer science and experience in scientific research
  • It is offered in two formats- thesis-based MSc and project-based MSc
    a thesis option is suitable for students planning doctoral studies or industry employment
    A project option is suitable for students planning industry employment
  • Graduate research topics may be conducted in the broad areas of computational logic and algebra, data mining, evolutionary computation, artificial intelligence, algorithms, parallelism, and combinatorics
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  • University Rankings
    • #1001-1200

      - QS 2022

    • #1306

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 19,38,182
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 8,85,275
InsuranceINR 46,252
TransportationINR 27,531
books and expensesINR 53,533
International recovery feeINR 45,885
TotalINR 10,58,476

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.18


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 4ᵗʰ November 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • Applicants must hold a four year Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, in Computer Science, with at least a minimum average of 75 (B)
  • In some circumstances, exceptional applicants with four year Bachelor's degree in a related discipline (e.g. mathematics, computer engineering) who have met the minimum average of 75 (B), and have a demonstrated proficiency in fundamental computer science topics, may be considered
  • Applicants are expected to have completed courses in the following areas: computer organization, operating systems, file structures and data management, principles of programming languages, data structures, software analysis and design, formal languages and automata, calculus, linear algebra, statistics and/or probability, discrete mathematics, and additional four upper level (third or fourth year) half courses in other topics in computer science
  • Candidates lacking sufficient background in the area of the intended Master's degree may be required to complete additional preparatory courses in consultation with their supervisor


Marks - 80/120

  • With 19 in each sub section 


Marks - 60/90

  • with no subtest below 60


Marks - 6.5/9

  • With no subtest below 5.5

Other eligibility criteria
  • ELP waiver- Applicants who have completed the required years of post-secondary work in English, at an institution where English was the only language of instruction, may request a waiver of the English Proficiency Test submission requirements
  • Those applicants holding a three or four year Bachelor's degree and who meet academic requirements of an overall B average may be asked to complete a qualifying term/year to upgrade their application. Completion of a qualifying term/year does not guarantee acceptance into the program
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Three references are required
  • References should be from qualified academic scholars 

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

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Rs. 52,693

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