Master of Applied Computer Science atDalhousie University , HalifaxFaculty of Computer Science

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


16 months (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Master of Applied Computer Science (MACS) program prepares the students for a dynamic career in the software industry by developing strong technical skills with core courses in systems, communications, and data management
  • Students apply what they've learned in class in either a paid industry internship, an entrepreneurship work term, or a research project with one of the stream options:
  • Entrepreneurship stream: Learn the technical and business knowledge needed to create their own business. To complete this stream, students will complete 5 required courses (including 2 business courses), 4 elective courses, and one 4-8 month entrepreneurship work term
  • Project stream: Gain the technical know-how as students complete a research project within an established research lab. To complete this stream, students will complete 3 required courses, 5 elective courses, and research project and presentation


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #272

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #317

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 10,66,620
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,83,229
Books and SuppliesINR 1,67,211
TotalINR 9,50,440

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 1ˢᵗ July 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 3/4

  • Students must have a strong Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 and a four-year undergraduate degree in a computer related discipline
  • If applying from a non-CS background, qualifying year courses may be necessary


Marks - 92/120


Marks - 65/90

  • With no score below 54


Marks - 7/9

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants with Bachelor degrees in computer science or engineering from Indian universities are encouraged to submit their JEE or GATES scores
Conditional Offer

Not mentioned

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • The applicant must provide two reference letters: Academic references or Non-academic references

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

Abdul Majid Bader Graduate Scholarship
Rs. 23,40,800
Engineering,Computers,Science + 5 more
A.S. Mowat Prize Scholarship
Rs. 87,780
Engineering,Computers,Science + 1 more

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