Master of Computer Science atDalhousie University , HalifaxFaculty of Computer Science

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Graduate students are a vital part of the extensive research conducted in the Faculty of Computer Science. Many of our faculty members are also engaged in industry-related, funded research at the national and international level
  • As a Master of Computer Science student at Dalhousie, students will have many opportunities to become involved with the investigation and the development of new knowledge
  • The Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University is the premier academic research institution in Information Technology in Atlantic Canada
  • Since its founding in 1997, Dalhousie's Faculty of Computer Science has developed research strengths across four major areas: Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning & Al; Human-Computer Interaction, Visualization & Graphics; Systems, Networks & Security; and Algorithms & Bioinformatics
  • The Faculty of Computer Science is also home to high profile research centers and institutes, including the Institute for Big Data Analytics and Deep Sense
  • A Master of Computer Science degree from Dalhousie University opens the door to a variety of careers and opportunities, including continuing on to a Ph.D. in Computer Science at Dalhousie


  • 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


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • Students must have a strong Grade Point Average (GPA) of A- or better and a four-year undergraduate degree in computer science or a related technical discipline
  • Applicants must have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B average) in the last 60 credit hours of study
  • 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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