MSc in Computing Science atUniversity of Alberta , EdmontonDepartment of computing science

Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


2 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The program is offered by the Department of Computing Science
  • Students in the course-based M.Sc. program are required to complete 30 credits in graduate courses, including a 6-credit capstone course
  • The standard MSc in Computing Science is offered as a thesis-based program, as well as course-based program


  • University Rankings
    • #101-150

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #126

      - QS 2022

    • #125

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #135

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 5,38,791
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 7,43,965
TransportationINR 22,295
Non-instructional FeesINR 64,903
Educational SuppliesINR 99,088
GSA Dental PlanINR 13,253
GSA Health PlanINR 17,650
TotalINR 9,61,154

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 12ᵗʰ January 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned



  • To apply to the Masters Program (M.Sc.) a four-year undergraduate degree, or equivalent is required. Undergraduate program should be similar to B.Sc Specialization in Computing Science program. Normally three-year degrees do not meet the university requirements
  • Applicants must have an undergraduate grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale, over the last 20 half courses to apply
  • The student must demonstrate knowledge equivalent to having successfully completed 6 undergraduate Computing Science courses in the following four areas:

    • Theory
    • Computer Systems and Architecture
    • Software
    • Applications


Marks - 100/120

  • With a minimum score of 20 per section


Marks - 68/90


Marks - 7/9

  • With at least 5.5 on each test band

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants are not required to submit English proficiency scores if they have completed their degrees at certain universities.  GRE is not required but highly recommended for students who have received their degree outside of Canada
Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Three Letters of Reference are required
  • Two of the referees should hold academic positions at an institution from which student graduated

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Canada.

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